Dutch eBay competitor gets 75 million euros




Investors have Catawiki, a Dutch auction site, given 75 million euros to expand further. The company cited earlier ten million euros. The company wants to focus at least on countries in Asia.

Investors include venture investor Lead Edge Capital quit dollars 82 million in the company converted 75 million, reports TechCrunch. It is not clear what proportion of the company before they get back. Earlier received Catawiki ten million.

Catawiki is not currently active only in the Netherlands but also include Belgium, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. With the new investment on bag should also countries in Asia will be added to that list.

The company does not specify what is the value at which it is now estimated opposite TechCrunch, and what its financial figures. CEO René Schoenmakers but says that the company is currently in investment mode, which means that more money flows out than is coming in.

The auction site administrators used to clean up his offer; potential sellers are screened before they are admitted. All auctions begin on Friday, and at a price of one euro.


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