2015’s biggest investments: Worldstores £26m

E-commerce furniture business Worldstores creates in-house next day delivery fulfillment fleet thanks to Goldman Sachs investment

Company: Worldstores
Description: E-commerce furniture site
Founders: Richard Tucker, Joe Murray
Based in: London
Raised: £26m
Investors: Serena Capital, Advent Venture Partners, Balderton Capital, Goldman Sachs

They said: 

Joe Murray, co-CEO of Worldstores:

“We are delighted to welcome Goldman Sachs as new shareholder to the company and are pleased to have gained the trust of such a formidable investor to support our vision for the company in this important growth stage.”

Andrew Wolff, managing director of Goldman Sachs MBD for Europe, Middle East, Africa and co-head Asia:

“We see favourable dynamics in the UK online furniture market and share the management team’s vision to strengthen the Company’s leadership position and deliver value to its customers”

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