Collector Ventures invests as Gimi closes round of 29 Million SEK
Several of Sweden’s leading tech investors participated as Gimi closed its latest venture round of 29 Million SEK. Among those who invested are Lena Apler via Collector Ventures and EA boss Patrick Söderlund.
Gimi is the company behind the app, which in Sweden operates under the name Veckopengen, one of Europe’s fastest growing fintech apps. Gimi enables young people to earn, save and spend their own money. For parents it is a smart way to teach their children about money and support their financial future.
Over the last year the company has grown from 100 000 to over 400 000 users. The additional 29 million SEK will be used to develop more functions and to further expand to European markets outside of Scandinavia.
In the series A round that was carried out, both new and existing shareholders invested.
Among those that have previously invested are Harald Mix, Eva Cederbalk and Johan Qviberg. The company is now receiving additional contributions from big names such as Collector Ventures and Patrick Söderlund. Collector Ventures invested the capital through NFT Ventures, which will be backing the company in its journey ahead.
- We are proud and humble to have gained both capital and competent investors in Gimi. Children deserve to be able to learn about money and how it works. We view it as a human right. We are grateful to be able to make this journey together with investors that support us in this vision, says Philip Haglund, founder and MD of Gimi.
Press conference on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1VJrW6C-qI
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Gimi AB is a Swedish company which operates to enable children to manage money in a sound and responsible way. The company has developed an app which gives both parents and children the tools to support personal finance in a safe, educational and fun manner. For more information, visit us at www.gimitheapp.com