Artland, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based platform focused on connecting art collectors and galleries, raised $1m in funding.
Backers included Mikkel Hansen, Andreas Helgstrand, Shaka Loveless, Nicolas Michaelsen, Poul Oddershede, and others.
The company will use the funds to continue to expand operations and its bbusiness reach.
Founded by Danish brothers Mattis and Jeppe Curth, Artland provides a platform dedicated to connecting art collectors and galleries worldwide. The app is a professional network for collectors and galleries. Available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store, it allows users to create profiles, upload photos of their collections and connect with like-minded art lovers and, potentially, art buyers.
In addition, Artland initiates events and activities for its community and produces physical magazines, presenting inspiring young collectors while also enabling online conversation over shared passions and sales transactions for art lovers the world over. Among its users are collectors Charles Riva, Victor Benady and Rolando Jimenez, as well as galleries such as Nils Stærk, Lyles & King and Seventeen.