Dockwa, a Newport, RI- and Cambridge, MA-based provider of a boating reservation platform, raised $2m in seed funding.
The company will use the funds to continue to continue to add new inventory for its network of boaters, following the expansion into the Midwest, with the addition of 13 locations in Chicago Harbor to the network.
Launched in May of 2015 by Michael Melillo, CEO, Dockwa, Dockwa provides a booking and marketing platform that connects boaters and marinas in real time from coast to coast, allowing people to explore, reserve, and pay. Its network accounts to more than 400 marinas in over 22 states and four countries. In the first twelve months of operation, Dockwa facilitated over than 12,000 reservations.
The company recently launched a premium subscription offering, Dockwa Connect, which gives marina’s with tools to enhance their customer experience while increasing asset utilization.