1 May 2019 – Smart bench firm Include has the honour of the most successful Croatian crowdinvesting campaign ever on the Funderbeam platform just six days after launching their second investment round.
After their successful first investment round in 2017, Include launched a second investment round on the Funderbeam platform on 24 April. Include is collecting capital from both private investors and through the platform and after just six days have already reached their target.
“In just six days, we have reached our target of €1.2 million with 290 investors from 21 countries. It’s still not too late to become part of Include story, as we have extended our goal,” the company stated on social media.
In the first round of funding Include raised €465,000 and this round, a record, it could reach up to €2 million.
“We are very pleased that after six days we have reached the minimum planned goal. I think that, with 290 investors from 21 countries it indicates that we are doing a really good job. I believe that the amount of investment in the remaining days will grow steadily, although we are already the most successful Croatian crowdinvesting campaign on the platform ever,”said founder Include Ivan Mrvoš, Poslovni.hr writes.
Include has over 1,000 installed products on 42 global markets on five continents in 260 international cities. The company and founder Ivan Mrvoš have won global awards, including from the European Parliament, Deloitte and Forbes.
“The company, which began its journey out of a garage in 2014, now employs more than 30 professionals in R&D, sales, marketing, finance, production, and procurement departments. From the initial version of the bench, which supported mobile device charging, its sales portfolio has grown to 11 high-quality products and 10 additional features that can be optionally integrated into existing products. Our vision is to create amazing interactive technological products for public spaces, and our mission is to enable citizens to use the full potential of smart urban technologies,” the company said in its intro.
You can check out more about the investment round here.