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Venture Incubator Invests in Equippo

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Swiss venture capital firm Venture Incubator invests in Equippo’s second seed round to date.

Equippo’s Second Financing Round

If you follow the Equippo blog, you’ll remember that Equippo announced its first financing round  with b-to-v partners in June, 2015. Fast forward half a year, and we’re happy to announce the closing of our second major funding round with Swiss firm VI Partners.

After celebrating Equippo’s first birthday on November 17th, this financing round comes at a time when the company is most primed for exponential growth. CEO Michael Rohmeder says, “we’ll use this great investment and vote of confidence to help quickly grow both our team and our reach.” And as “the Ebay of used equipment,” there’s huge growth to be accomplished in the coming months.

About Venture Incubator

Swiss VC firm Venture Incubator  invests in companies innovating the technology, IT, and biotech industries. It is comprised of many well-known shareholders, including Credit Suisse, Hilti, Nestle, and Novartis, to name a few. Founded jointly by the consulting firm McKinsey & Company and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, VI partners has paid-in capital of 101 mill. CHF. 

Venture Incubator partner and investor Daniel Gutenberg is excited for the investment, too. He says, “I am a fan of transactional marketplaces. Equippo has very good chances to disrupt a massive space here, I am proud we can support this Team of outstanding entrepreneurs.”