SweepBright gets a €1,5M investment and CHILI publish raises €2,55M in Series A round led by Volta Ventures.
Volta Ventures, seed and early stage venture capital for Internet and software companies in the Benelux with active support from some 30 business angels, and investment rounds in FLAVR, Cashforce, sentiance, Vamp, BitSensor recently enriched its portfolio with two Belgian bright startups.
Commenting on the investment in SweepBright, Raphaël Bochner, co-founder and CEO of the Antwerp-based startup says: "We are extremely pleased with the investment of Volta Ventures and the support they provide. This is a big step after the initial investment by the founders of Showpad, In The Pocket and Green Park Investment Partners.”
SweepBright that was founded in 2016 is offering a new approach for managing real estate transactions. Its native mobile design and features can dramatically simplify sales processes in order to save time and costs, and therefore allow its customers to focus on what they do best. Besides its office in Antwerp, the startup has an office in the US (New York) and is active in Australia via the REIQ (Real Estate Institute Queensland).
Frank Maene believes there is a huge demand in the market for the SweepBright solution: “The market size attracted us. There are millions of real estate professionals worldwide, who are begging for a solution that helps them reduce their workload."
The new investment will allow to take SweepBright to the next level.
Another startup that has also got financial footing for success is CHILI publish.
Over the past six years, CHILI publish, an online editing solutions provider, has transformed from a three-man company into a key graphic arts market player.
Aalst-based CHILI publish also has offices in the US (New York) and Singapore, providing solutions to over 250 customers.
Source: CHILI publish
The startup raised € 2.55M following a Series A round for the further expansion of the international sales team, R&D efforts and marketing optimization.
Looking back at what has been achieved Kevin Goeminne, CEO of CHILI publish says, “We’ve established quite an exponential growth. And yet, more is to be done.”
He believes that this investment support will further spur the opportunities for online editing, and concludes on a high note, “We’re excited about this new adventure and will continue to work hard, play hard and care even more.”