GuestReady, a London, UK-based Airbnb management company, raised £2.3m in seed funding.
The round was led by Impulse VC, with participation from Xponova and Boost Heroes, the VC firm led by Fabio Cannavale, founder of the Lastminute Group, existing investors Swiss Founders Fund and Senn & Partners.
The company will use the funs to expand its business to reach 2 more cities in the UK and a few more global cities by Summer 2018. The startup also announced the acquisition of Easy Rental Services, a former competitor in London and Paris.
Led by Alexander Limpert, CEO and Co-Founder, GuestReady is a short-term rental management company, which provides professional services to property investors, homeowners and Airbnb hosts in London, Paris, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Hong Kong.
Services include everything from listing creation to guest communications, housekeeping, key management and price optimization.
The company, which has acquired a portfolio of about 600 apartments since its launch in August 2016, is also part of the Founders Program of Station F, the startup incubator in Paris, France.