Loisirs Enchères, a French auction site for holidays and leisure activities, has raised funds worth €4 million. The funding has come from Bpifrance’s Ambition Numérique (FAN) GALIA Gestion, GSO Innovation and Crédit Agricole Aquitaine Expansion Fund. Notably, the founders of the company, Dirk Jan Koekkoek, and Michael van Beers, has Dutch roots.
How Loisirs Enchères came into existence?
In 2007, Koekkoek and Van Beers founded Vakantieveilingen.nl, which was operational in the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium, along with Marcel Beemsterboer. In 2011, they sold their shares. And three years later, Koekkoek and Van Beers started with Loisirs Enchères.