Carla Raises €19M in Funding

Carla, a Stockholm, Sweden-based EV e-commerce company, raised €19m in funding

Carla, a Stockholm, Sweden-based EV e-commerce company, raised €19m in funding.

The round, which brought total funding to date to €32m, was led by Bonnier Ventures, with participation from investors including Inbox Capital, Black Ice, and VNV Global.

The company intends to use the funds to accelerate expansion, product development, increased capacity for deliveries, repair of cars, and development of aftermarket services. 

Co-founded by Patrik Illerstig, formerly Head of Global Online Business at Volvo Cars, and Niklas Jungegård, a serial tech entrepreneur, in 2021, Carla is an e-commerce company for electric cars. Via the website, the company allows customers to buy top-condition EVs that have gone through thorough inspection, testing, and refurbishment; as well as to sell used electric cars. Carla offers its customers a pickup and delivery time of 72 hours in Sweden. All cars are battery tested and checks of 280+ inspection points are carried out to ensure the best condition of every vehicle. Customers receive a 12-month guarantee, favourable financing, a 14-day right of withdrawal, and free returns where Carla picks up the car. 

Since inception, Carla has grown at a rapid pace with an annual turnover rate of over €55m with improving margins.