Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Success Story - Uniplaces

Uniplaces - https://www.uniplaces.com/

Uniplaces is an online marketplace for booking student accommodation. Founded in Lisbon in 2012 by former classmates Miguel Amaro, Ben Grech and Mariano Kostelec.

Miguel pitched for €10 million at the Digitaltech summit in 2015. At the time the company had already €3.8 million seed round led by Octopus and from Shilling Capital Partners, SGPS, S.A.,  Alex Chesterman and William Reeve.

In November 2015 Uniplaces raised a $24 million Series A funding led by Atomico with the existing investors Octopus Ventures and Shilling Capital Partners, and co-investor Caixa Capital.

Octopus and Caixa Capital were both investors attending the DTS 2015.