Holidu, a Munich, Germany-based search engine for holiday rentals, raised €5m in Series A funding.
The round was led by EQT ventures with participation from Venture Stars, Senovo, Chris Hitchen and other angel investors.
The company will use the funds to accelerate growth and expand operations.
Founded in July 2014 by brothers Johannes Siebers and Michael Siebers, Holidu is a global price comparison platform for holiday homes globally, “from simple to stylish, from chalet to finca, from rustic shack to elegant mansion” properties. According to the company’s web site, Holidu scans and aggregates over 3m rentals from vacation rental websites globally.
The company currently employs 20 people and is continuing to hire people.