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Convelio raises EUR1.85m

Convelio, a specialist in the shipping of art, antiques and designer objects, has raised EUR1.85 million in funding just nine months after its creation.

Edouard Gouin and Clément Ouizille, the company’s founders, say: “This exceptional investment by Global Founders Capital (GFC), as well as several other business angels, gives Convelio an additional boost, enabling us to accelerate our development. Evolution of the platform, integration of new services, new perspectives are opening up to us and will allow us to maintain our strengths: immediacy, optimisation and performance. We are all the more proud to raise this kind of funding only nine months after our creation.”
 
“This fundraising allows us to consolidate many of the operational and technological points necessary to accomplish our mission,” said Edouard Gouin. “All the investments made thanks to this round will allow the complete development of the Convelio platform to offer simple and affordable logistics capable of offering instant estimates.”
 
Today, the discovery of art works, particularly thanks to e-commerce, is becoming easier and easier, but the experience related to actually getting them delivered remains opaque and complicated. “The incredibly expensive estimates from legacy carriers in the sector typically take 48 hours and that’s what we want to change, not only by expanding our services, but more importantly by developing solutions that facilitate a click-and-buy experience like the one you can see on Amazon.”
  
Already well-established in its field, the French startup provides transport to hundreds of destinations in more than 40 countries and for more than 300 customers. Valued works of art or precious objects are at the heart of the activity of the company, founded in Paris.

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