NumberFour AG Announces $38M Series A Financing
June 27 2013
NumberFour AG, founded in 2009 by Marco Boerries to re-imagine
how small businesses are run, announced today it has secured $38 million in Series A financing led by Mike Volpi from Index Ventures. The round includes contributions from Allen&Co, T-Venture/Deutsche Telekom,
Andreas von Bechtolsheim, Jerry Yang, Klaus Hommels and Lars Hinrichs among others.
“I am very grateful for all the help and support our incredible investors are giving us on our mission to help 200M+ people run their businesses” said Founder & CEO, Marco Boerries. “I deeply care about enabling small
businesses to become more competitive and successful. Having started four businesses myself, I know how hard and rewarding it can be at the same time. Small is beautiful!”
NumberFour develops a business platform that provides productivity, communication, sales, production, procurement, delivery, reservation and financial tools for offline and online businesses.
“From a technology perspective, small businesses are the most underserved market in the world. NumberFour is the first comprehensive business platform that offers amazing technology, wrapped in apps with a stunningly simple user interface.” declared Mike Volpi, Partner, Index Ventures. “With NumberFour small businesses can be on equal footing with large enterprises.”
NumberFour’s vision is that in 10 years the majority of small businesses around the world will enjoy similar efficiencies and scale effects to those that large enterprises possess - fast, easy and affordable.
“NumberFour combines huge market potential, scale effects and passion – paired with the powerful and meticulous leadership of one of the best and most experienced entrepreneurs. It is a truly special opportunity.” expressed Klaus Hommels an investor in NumberFour both personally and with his investment fund Lakestar.
Lars Hinrichs, Founder of XING and investor stated, “NumberFour has the potential to become the leader for small business software, a multi-billion opportunity. Marco is a successful serial entrepreneur and has proven multiple times that he can make big ideas work.”
NumberFour business platform and apps are not yet publically available; an announcement will follow at an appropriate time.Back to top