Press Release
October 5, 2023

Blackbird Labs Raises $24 Million Series A Round

The Technology and Digital Currency & Blockchain team advised Blackbird Labs in its $24 million Series A round led by a16z, with participation from Amex Ventures and Bolt by QED. Blackbird’s previous seed investors Union Square Ventures, Shine, Variant and leading restaurant groups Quality Branded, Rustic Canyon Family, Souvla and Brooks Reitz also joined the round.

The new funding will help Blackbird scale operations as it meets an ever growing need from leading restaurants across the country for an all new solution that will help them drive customer loyalty and create new revenue streams.

Blackbird is a loyalty and membership company, focused on leveraging the power of direct connectivity between restaurants and their guests. 

The Goodwin team was led by Karen Ubell, Alexander Rea, Arman Carretta, Nicholle Lamartina, Bethany Withers, Martha Schreck and Timothy Holahan.

For more details, read the press release and coverage in The New York Times.