Cookies, a Berlin, Germany-based P2P payment startup, raised €1.5m in seed funding.
Backers included Holtzbrinck Ventures and other angel investors (see the list below).
The company intends to use the funds to finalize the development of their app, whose launch is planned for the first quarter of 2016.
Founded in 2015 by Garry Krugljakow and Lamine Cheloufi, Cookies is advancing an app that allows users to access to the service in under 60 seconds and send and receive money from account to account for free without needing TANs and IBANs.
The start of the beta phase will be announced soon.
The company, which has a team of 25 employees who have previously worked in startups, in the banking sector, and in various other areas, is still hiring.
The list of angel investors include:
– Ehssan Dariani
– Raael Johnen
– Dennis Bemmann
– Chad Fowler
– Benedikt Lehnert
– Steen Kiedel.