Velasca Raises €125K in Pre-Seed Funding

velascaVelasca S.r.l., a Milan, Italy-based handcrafted shoes brand, raised €125k in pre-seed funding.

Backers included Boox S.r.l. and Club Italia Investimenti 2.

The company intends to use the funds to increase its user base in Italy and Europe, improve the user experience, and launch product crowdfunding viral projects.

Co-founded in 2012 by Enrico Casati and Jacopo Sebastio, Velasca designs its products in Milan and partners with craftsmen in the small town of Montegranaro, Marche to bring hand-made shoes to life. The company, which has created different lines of shoes and accessories for both men and women, is to launch a tool for clients to customize the product online.




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