How did we raise €1.5M – Lessons from Jeroen Arts

How did a 3-year-old Amsterdam-based startup managed to raise €1.5M in seed funding? Join Jeroen Arts, co-founder and CEO of deskbookers.com to find out the lessons behind this achievement. He will give a ~20 min presentation and then we will have a short Q&A session. Beer, wine, coffee are on WeWork afterwards. To join the event visit our meetup.com event:

Fundraised €1.5M: how did we do it? Presented by Jeroen Arts

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016, 6:00 PM

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Deskbookers, is a Dutch work and meeting place booking platform, which got €1.5 million in seed funding in December 2015. The capital comes from Germany’s Point Nine Capital and a number of angel investors, including former Booking.com CMO Arthur Kosten and former CEO of Emesna.nl Marcel Beemsterboer.

The Deskbookers platform allows workers and freelancers to search for and book locations in real time to work at or hold meetings, at an hourly rate, while users can review and rate spaces. At the moment of the announcement,  the startup claimed it processed more than 7,000 bookings a month.

The service is currently available in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany and counts Microsoft, T-Mobile, and Uber among its customers.

Startup-Deskbookers- Jeroen Arts

Deskbookers, was founded in 2013, and this was their first investment round.

 

The event is made possible by WeWork Metropol, an amazing co-working space in the heart of Amsterdam.

WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide the space, community and services you need to create your life’s work. To learn more about WeWork’s spaces and memberships in Amsterdam, send an email to metropool@wework.com or call 020 – 7059567.

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