You know who really, really likes the idea of “Uber for valet parking”? Venture capitalists. Luxe, which goes live to the public today in San Francisco, has raised $5.5 million in what it is improbably calling a “seed round” from a whole bunch of venture capital firms: Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Sherpa Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, Foundation Capital, BoxGroup, Slow Ventures, Data Collective, Eniac Ventures, Rothenberg Ventures. Luxe is one of at least four brand-new on-demand valet parking apps, part of the larger trend of smartphone-enabled instant gratification.
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