Dutch Office App bags €4.3M in Series A funding round, aims to create a happy office life for all



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In an environment affected by a shortage of skills, searching and retaining talents remains the most formidable challenge for the HR team. As a matter of fact, employee engagement is one of the largest challenges facing the business world.

In such circumstances, management needs to understand the condition of their working culture and how employees perceive the organisation. Does your team care about their work? Do they enjoy it? Asking the valid question with the right tool can combat this unending problem. Thankfully, many apps can help you improve employee engagement in the workplace.

Raised €4.3 million!

One such platform is the ‘Office App‘, the world’s most advanced tenant & employee experience platform. In a recent development, Office App has roped in €4.3 million in Series A funding round led by German VC Join Capital and Austria-based SIGNA Innovations, the Venture Capital Unit, along with UK-based specialist Proptech VC Pi Labs.

The company is planning to utilise this fund to expand its data and analytics offering and to expand its teams in Amsterdam, London and North America.

Thijs van der Burgt, CEO and founder of Office App, commented:

We’re at an incredibly exciting juncture in our business. Having on-boarded some exceptional clients over the past 12 months, the team is ready to accelerate the growth of our business, scaling our European operations and entering the North American market for the first time. An office should be so much more than a mere desk. It should be a place that inspires you and provides a Happy Office.

Happy office life for everyone- Office App

Founded in 2015 by Thijs van der Burgt, Office App is revolutionising the way office environments are utilised, experienced and built, based on end-user data and insights. This platform brings together all the functionalities and services wanted in an office environment with a pure focus on end-user ease of use.

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65 modular functionalities

Based out of Amsterdam, Office App can offer more than 65 modular functionalities in facilities, community, amenities and services. It offers the largest suite of functionalities and services available, ranging from room booking, intra-organisation community, access control, maintenance requests, on-demand catering, to local amenities.

Major corporate customers in 10 different countries

The company has offices in Amsterdam and London and is already deployed and running with customers in 10 different countries in Europe. With a core focus on user experience and data, the platform has already attracted clients such as Cromwell, Dell, HPE, LaSalle, BNP Paribas, Nuveen, Coima and UBS.

Compliant with GDPR

Office App helps to build professional, personal, and general office groups that are active and stimulate mutual benefits. Notably, Office App is compliant with the General Data Processing Regulation (GDPR) that has come into force on 25 May 2018 in the EU.

Jan Borgstädt, the Managing Partner of JOIN, commented:

Office App has created a truly impressive offering at just the right time, with real value creation for landlords and a dramatically enhanced office experience for tenants. The company has already proven its market value with an impressive MRR growth, and this makes us extremely proud to take part in supporting the team in its expansion throughout Europe and beyond. We’re thrilled that all of this is in line with our core activities in the industrial, enterprise and proptech spaces.

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