Zizoo, a Berlin, Germany-based provider of a boat reservation platform, completed a €6.5m Series A financing.
The round, which brought total funding raised to date to €8.2m, was led by Revo Capital, with participation from new investors Coparion, Check24 Ventures and PUSH Ventures, along with previous investors.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate global expansion and to hire 40 people over the next year, continue to develop the product portfolio to include more options, river cruises, mini-cruises and nautically-themed experiences.
Established in Vienna, Austria and launched in 2015 by Anna Banicevic, CEO, Zizoo provides a boat reservation platform that allows users to find and select 21,000 customer-reviewed boats across 500 destinations, mainly from Greece, Croatia, and Spain.
The platform cater both to licensed sailors looking to book a boat only, and to those with no sailing experience, interested in hiring a boat together with a captain and optional crew.
Zizoo currently operates from its headquarters in Berlin while also continuing operations from the Austrian as well as Croatian offices.