Ideal Flatmate Closes £500K Seed Funding Round

Ideal Flatmate, a London, UK-based roommate matchmaking service, closed its seed funding round, taking total investment into the platform up to £500k.

Backers included Steve Leach and David Pollock.

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its business plan, recruitment of key hires, grow the user numbers and continue to develop the site.

Co-founded by Tom Gatzen and Rob Imonikhe, Ideal Flatmate is an algorithm based flatmate matchmaker using a simple 20-question survey and an algorithm. The platform, designed in collaboration with Cambridge professors, has reached an average of 25,000 monthly users, more than 15,000 people have registered as a flathunter on the site and over 2,000 properties have been listed.



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