Juniqe, a Berlin, Germany-based marketplace for curated and design-led art, raised €14m in funding.
The round was led by Highland Europe, with participation from previous investors Vorwerk Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Redalpine.
The company plans to use the funds to expand across Europe and increase its investments in technology and product to personalize the shopping experience, via an interactive tool which will enable customers to see what their choices will look like when they are up on a wall – before making the final decision on which artwork to purchase.
Launched in 2014 by Lea Lange, Marc Pohl and Sebastian Hasebrink, Juniqe connects artists and designers with individuals who are looking to express their personal style and passion for art via wall art, fashion, living and home products. The company, which already ships to thirteen countries across Europe, generating over 40% of its revenue outside Germany expects a threefold increase in revenues this year.
Juniqe currently employs over 60 professionals.