GastroHero, a Dortmund-Holzwickede, Germany-based B2B platform for for the food sector, received an eight-digit euro investment.
Genui, a Hamburg-based private investment firm, provided the financial resources. In conjunction with the funding, Patrick Gehlen of Genui will join GastroHero’s board.
The company intends to use the funds to grow internationally.
Co-founded in 2013 by Mark Baukmann, Jens Schütte e Andreas Korsus, Gastro-Hero is a B2B platform for restaurant and gastronomy industry players to buy equipment and tools via verified partners. The service is mainly used in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
The company, which currently employs approx. 100 people, expects to end the year with a €35m turnover.