iversity, a Neuenhagen bei Berlin, Germany-based academic platform for universities, is completing an over €2m first round of financing.
Investors include bmp media investors AG (ISIN DE0003304200) and Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg. Following the investment, bmp will hold a 10.1% stake in the company.
The company intends to invest for technology development, user acquistion, marketing initiatives, and international expansion.
Led by president Jonas Liepmann, who created the platform and co-manages the development team along with with Hannes Klöpper, iversity is a SaaS solution for e-learning and e-science. It is designed to help teachers and students manage their materials and organize seminars, research projects, and conferences. The beta version of the platform has more than 11,000 users from 40 schools.