2015’s biggest investments: WeTransfer £17.5m
File transfer service WeTransfer will boost user base with Series A investment
Description: Cloud-based file transfer service
Founders: Bas Beerens, Rinke Visser, Nalden
Based in: Amsterdam
Raised: £17.5m ($25m)
Investors: Highland Capital Partners Europe
Bas Beerens, co-founder of WeTransfer:
“Funding isn’t something we proactively looked for, but having been approached by a significant number of investors from across the globe in the past two years, we realised there were bigger opportunities to grow as a service and a brand.”
Partner of Highland Capital Partners Europe Tony Zappalà:
“We are delighted to have invested in WeTransfer. The team has bootstrapped an amazing company, built around a product that creative professionals and consumers worldwide love to use.”
Read more about the deal here.
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