Homelike, a Cologne, Germany-based online B2B booking platform for furnished long-term housing, raised €4m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Cherry Ventures with participation from Coparion.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to build out the team and expand its portfolio into further international business travel destinations.
Founded in 2014 by Dustin Figge and Christoph Kasper, Homelike operates an based online B2B booking platform focusing on bringing together professional landlords with corporate clients, business travelers and private individuals who are looking for furnished and serviced apartments.
To date, Homelike has acquired more than 10,000 corporate customers, ranging from small startups to large multinationals in multiple industries and geographies, including Jungheinrich, Siemens or Adesso. Corporate clients have booked more than 400,000 nights with the company also handling the payment, the electronic signature of online rental agreements and offering a premium insurance to in cooperation with AXA.
So far, the company operates in 100 cities and offers 30.000 furnished apartments across Germany, Austria and Switzerland and London, with more cities launching soon.
Homelike currently employs 45 employees and is looking to hire in all areas, but especially in tech and product.