Hostmaker, a London, UK-based Airbnb hospitality management service, closed a $1m funding round.
Backers included Initial Capital and existing investors DN Capital and DSG Consumer Partners.
The company intends to use the funds to improve guest communication and experience for the host community, as well as expand into other exciting European capitals.
Launched in July 2014 by CEO Nakul Sharma, Hostmaker is a full-service Airbnb management company that provides homeowners with hotel-standard cleaning services, linen rental and welcome packs for arriving guests as well as pricing optimization, guest communication and design services or maintenance.
The company is currently supporting nearly 1000 hosts across the UK, France, Spain and Italy. In the last six months, Hostmaker launched in Paris, introduced a new account management system for hosts and created a design service for Airbnb listings.