Dog walking startup Wag got a whopping $300 million from SoftBank and hired a new CEO
|01/31/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Japanese telecom giant SoftBank has invested $300 million in dog-walking startup Wag.
- Additionally, Hilary Schneider, who most recently led LifeLock through its $2.3 billion sale to Symantec in 2016, is taking over as Wag’s CEO.
- Schneider is replacing Wag cofounder Josh Viner as CEO. However, Viner will stay involved with the company, as will his brother and cofounder Jon Viner.
Dog-walking-on-demand startup Wag is getting a new CEO and a big infusion of cash.
On Tuesday, the company announced it’s received a $300 million investment from Japanese telecom giant SoftBank. It also announced that veteran tech executive Hilary Schneider will read more >>>