PetMe, a Milan, Italy-based pet sitting and pet housing platform, raised €1m in Series A funding.
Backers included Buongiorno (via b-ventures) and Capital B!, Merifin Capital, Shark Bites, as well as Gruppo Ebano’s C.E.F. – Centro Europeo di Formazione.
The company, which has raised €1.5m to date, intends to use the funds to accelerate the development of the business in Italy.
Created in July 2014 by Carlo Crudele and Alice Cimini (Chairman of the board) and managed by Vittorio Maffei, CEO, PetMe provides a platform connecting consomers to pet sitting and housing services. To date, the platform has helped users book approx. 50k nights while the community has over 100.000 pet lovers.
An Innovative Startup according to the Italian law, the company was accelerated within Buongiorno’s b-ventures.