Lampenwelt, a Schlitz, Germany-based online retailer of lighting fixtures and portfolio company of London-based private equity group 3i, received an investment of undisclosed amount.
Berlin-based operational VC Project A made the investment.
The company intends to use the funds to further scale operations and business reach. With the investment, Project A will contribute its operational capabilities and teams in areas such as online marketing, business intelligence, product management, and IT.
Founded in 2004 by Thomas Rebmann and his brother Andreas Rebmann, Lampenwelt provides an online retailer for lighting fixtures. The company started by selling lighting fixtures on eBay and quickly grew to become one of the European online market leaders for lamps and lights, offering some 50,000 products to suit all styles and purposes from top brands such as FLOS, Serienlighting, Luceplan, Tecnolumen or Swarovski to over 1.5 million customers.
Today, Lampenwelt has 300 employees.