Juniqe raises $15.7 million for art marketplace

VB | Jonathan Keane:

Juniqe, an online marketplace for curated art, has raised €14 million (about $15.7 million) in a round led by Highland Europe with participation fromVorwerk Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and Redalpine. The Berlin startup, launched in 2014, connects artists and sellers with buyers. The company experienced a year on year revenue growth of 500% in 2015 it said, with a successful French launch last year too. “It was only last autumn that we launched in France, on juniqe.fr, and not even a year later, we are generating over 15% of our revenue from the French market,” said Lea Lange, managing director… Read more

Image: Above: Juniqe’s Marc Pohl, Lea Lange and Sebastian Hasebrink Image Credit: JUNIQE