Worldsmarathons.com, a Stockholm, Sweden-based developer of a global marketplace for marathons, raised SEK3.7m in funding.
The round was led by Almi Invest, which invested SEK 1.7m, with participation from Propel Capital, Dan Castillio, Bengt Maunsbach, Joakim Mandorsson, Simon Josefsson, Robert Swartling, and Markus Täkte.
The company intends to use the funds for the market launch of the service.
Led by Charlotte Melchert, founder and CEO, Worldsmarathons.com provides a global web-based platform organizers and runners to find, book and prepare for endurance races anywhere in the world.
The company has already partnered with some race organizers to begin to sell starting locations for events in both Europe and Asia. Now, the plan is to continue to grow in Europe and in selected growth markets.