HousingAnywhere Raises €24M in Series C Funding; Acquires Kamernet


HousingAnywhere, a Rotterdam, The Netherlands-based rental accommodation marketplace for young professionals and international students, raised €24m in Series C funding.

Backers included Ergeny Investments, and current investors VNV Global and Real Web, which led the round. Early-stage investor henQ Capital sold their stake.

The company intends to use the funds to bring its marketplace and service offering to 17 more Focus Cities in Europe, to a total of 32, and to complete the acquisition of Kamernet, a Dutch classifieds website in the room, studio, and one-bedroom apartment categories.

Led by Djordy Seelmann, CEO, HousingAnywhere is a rental accommodation marketplace, with 10 million unique visitors per year and 60,000+ properties available for rent. Young professionals and students looking to rent a home are matched with accommodation providers, ranging from private real estate owners to large-scale property managers. Through its advanced platform, tenants book for longer stays and typically rent accommodation for 3 to 12 months. The technology startup employs 140 people and is focused on 32 key cities throughout Europe, with plans to rapidly expand its presence.