September 29, 2011 07:00 ET

iGet.it Completes Its First Round of Financing

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 29, 2011) - iGet.it (www.iget.it), an online private Buying Club of exclusive products and experiences, announces the closing of a first financing round with the participation of the Real Ventures fund and a small group of private investors.

"This financing will be injected directly into the launch of the website and towards member acquisition," said Jean-Yves Martineau, President and co-founder of iGet.it. "We are pleased the investors recognized the value of our concept and believe in the solution we are offering consumers of exclusive products and experiences."

"The iGet.it marketing platform meets the needs of brands that are constantly seeking more effective ways to reach customers," said Jean-Sébastien Cournoyer of Real Ventures. "We were immediately attracted by the concept's simplicity and ingenuity. We were also impressed by the company's strong team and outlook on future development."

About Real Ventures

Real Ventures is a seed venture fund based in Montreal which invests alongside great entrepreneurs from idea to exit. The Real Venture fund like to be first money behind great teams and companies on the web, mobile, SaaS, e-commerce, gaming and digital media sectors and help them achieve their full potential. For more information, please visit www.realventures.com.

About iGet.it

iGet.it is an online private Buying Club of exclusive products and experiences. Every week, iGet.it members will be offered the opportunity to buy exclusive products for a limited period of time. The offers are hand-picked by curators and come from the world's best designers and manufacturers (these include experiences such as travels and events). iGet.it is a North American platform and the site is reserved for members, who pay an annual fee.

Informations: www.iget.it

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