Whereby Raises $12M in Funding


Whereby, a Norwegian video meeting company, raised $12m in funding.

Backers included Point Nine, Jason M. Lemkin’s SaaStr fund, and a group of more than 20 angel investors including:

Jason M. Lemkin –  Serial entrepreneur and founder of Saastr 

John Komkov – Investor @Fathom Capital

Harry Stebbings – Founder of 20 Minute VC

Jeff Morris Jr – Investor & Founder @ChapterOne, VP Product/Revenue @Tinder

Josh Buckley – Entrepreneur & CEO @Producthunt 

Josh Hannah – Investor

Li Jin – Investor @AtelierVentures

Jonathan Forster – Founding Member @Spotify

Alex MacCaw – Co-founder @Clearbit

Matt Robinson – Founder of @GoCardless and @Nested

Christian Berg – Chair and CFO at Wilhelmsen Group

David Hauser – Entrepreneur and founder of @Chargify, @Grasshopper and @Superfat

Hiten Shah – Serial Entrepreneur 

Mats Diedrichsen – Former CMO @Delivery Hero

Elizabeth Yin – Investor @Hustlefund

Joseph Kotkins – Entrepreneur

Robert Munoz – Co-founder @Typeform

David Okuniev – Co-founder @Typeform

Paolo Negri – Co-founder @Contentful

Rich Waldron – CEO @Tray.io

Nicolas Dessaigne – Co-founder @Algolia and Investor

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth, expand its team and further develop products. 

Founded in 2013 and led by Øyvind Reed, CEO, Whereby provides a human-centric video meetings platform, which allows users to embed intuitive tools such as Google Docs, Trello and Miro directly in their meetings. Users choose their own personalized URL and meet over their browser – on mobile or desktop. Built-in features like screen and audio sharing, session recording, branded rooms and customisable room links allow users to get the most of their video meetings. The platform integrates with Miro, Trello and Google Docs.