Based out of Madrid, Playtomic, the biggest network of sports reservations in Spain has secured €6 million from Optimizer Invest and GP Bullhound, along with private investors including Andre Lavold, Félix Ruiz and Magnus Gottas.
Find and book courts!
Founded by Domingo Guzmán, Felix Ruiz, Pablo Carro, Pedro Clavería and Sergio Servet, Playtomic serves as a platform to find and book courts to play padel and tennis through a dedicated app.
Notably, the platform has ties with more than 650 affiliated clubs, which allow booking in their 3,000 courts of padel, tennis and football. Playtomics technology allows sports clubs to optimise their facilities and take the digital.
Expansion to other countries!
The company expanded its operation recently with clubs from Portugal, Holland, Finland and Sweden. Having said that, the new funding will help the startup to accelerate its expansion. The vision for Playtomic is to make sports practice easier and more social: through the app, players can reserve courses, find other players at the same level as themselves and participate in a social “community” dedicated to learning.
“Playtomic will carry on with its expansion with the support these funds with global ambition, being the leaders in bookings in Spain and with a social aspect that is deepening on a daily basis,” said Pedro Clavería, CEO and founder of Playtomic.
Aims to €4 million turnover!
So far, Playtomic has raised a total of €9.6M in funding over 4 rounds. With this injection of capital, the company plans to expand its business and achieve a turnover of 4 million euros in 2019. In addition, it allows you to register for tournaments and compete against other players of the same level.
Pedro Clavería, added, “We’re going to keep growing, with the objective of making sports an important socialisation tool. It’s time to boost our international leap. Our objective is to be Europe’s leaders next year.”
Per Roman, co-founder of GP Bullhound, said:
We believe they have what it takes to build a world-class mobile consumer experience and are pleased to stand behind them and provide support through our capital as well as our global network and knowledge.
Petter Moldenius, CEO of Optimizer Invest, said:
As earlier investors in lead generation and online marketplaces, we have closely seen several industries disrupted by platforms who have changed the customer journey by giving transparency in the market. We believe Playtomic is the next one of these platforms giving both sides of the transaction a wide range of benefits while taking advantage of the momentum in an increasingly health-conscious world.
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