Analysis of investment in Billing Software. Holded captures $1.6M.

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BY : Diego GutiérrezMarch Wed, 2018

Learn about the main financing rounds that have taken place in recent years in companies dedicated to the development of Invoicing Software. We also analyse the round closed by the Spanish startup Holded, which raised $1.6M.

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Learn about the main financing rounds that have taken place in recent years in companies dedicated to the development of Invoicing Software. We also analyse the round closed by the Spanish startup Holded, which raised $1.6M.

About Holded

Holded is a Spanish startup that has developed the first ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) for small businesses that allows business owners to manage their accounting, invoicing, customer management (CRM), project management and inventory from a single platform.

In addition, Holded offers multiple integrations that automate a multitude of transactions and processes including; payment processing, bank statement reconciliation or sales data synchronisation with e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Shopify or Prestashop.

The platform automates more than 50% of the administrative tasks that a small business needs to manage. For example, it generates 95% of accounting entries automatically, through invoices issued and through automatic synchronisation with banks. Since the launch of the first version of the product a year ago, Holded has acquired more than 10,000 users with limited resources.

Based in Barcelona, Holded was founded in 2016 by Bernat Ripoll and Javi Fondevila. Since then, the Catalan company has received funding from Nauta Capital, several Business Angels and seed funds.


About Nauta Capital

Nauta Capital is a pan-European venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies. Nauta has a presence in London, Barcelona and Boston.

His main areas of interest include B2B software propositions, disruptive digital media companies and enabling technologies for mobile devices and the Internet.

Nauta manages over $300M and invests in Western Europe and the US, leading investments in over 30 companies such as Brandwatch, Fizzback, Nextail, GreatCall, Marfeel, MishiPay, Force Manager, Onna, Scytl, Getapp, BeMyEye, Geoblink, Aba English, Privalia and Social Point.


Holded closes a $1.6M round of funding

Holded, a Spanish startup that has developed management software for SMEs, has closed an investment round in which it has raised a total of $1.6M from Nauta Capital, a pan-European venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies.

The funds raised in this round will be used for the development, commercialisation and internationalisation of Holded's products.

"The confidence Nauta Capital has shown in investing in Holded is a clear signal that we are looking for a large market opportunity in the small business software solutions segment. It is a global problem with no clear market leader. With our expertise and the new funding, we will accelerate the development of our products and expand into new markets faster," says Bernat Ripoll, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Holded.


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