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Quick Facts
Company profile: URBANARA is an online brand offering high-quality homewares at affordable prices. Quality, natural materials, craftsmanship and transparency about a product's origin are all part of the company's philosophy. The business model is straightforward: working directly with the suppliers, no middlemen, available only online and no excessive marketing budgets. That's how quality without the sky-high price tag is possible.
Founders: Benjamin Esser , Claire Davidson , Martin von Wenckstern
Company founded in: 2010
Site launched in the United Kingdom: March 2012
Site launched in Germany: February 2011
Offices: Berlin, Shanghai
Investors: Blumberg Capital, Grazia Equity, b-to-v Partners, Taishan Invest, Michael Brehm
Markets: United Kingdom, Europe
Number of employees: 60
Press Releases
URBANARA secures Series A funding
September 1st 2012

Led by Blumberg Capital, a respected Silicon Valley fund, the €3.5M cash injection will help URBANARA push the brand across international markets.


URBANARA celebrates 1st anniversary and donates to Oxfam
February, 4th 2013

For the rest of the winter, £5 from the total cost of every URBANARA blanket bought will be donated to the Oxfam Syria Crisis Appeal.

URBANARA launches the biggest crowd investing campaign in Europe.
July 19th, 2013

The online brand for beautiful, high quality homeware is to offer customers the opportunity to become part of the URBANARA success story.

Crowd Investment IPO: German Financial Authority, BaFin signs off Urbanara prospectus
September 17th, 2013

Book-building phase: Scheduled from the the 12th September to the 10th October, 2013; total to be raised: Up to 3.74 million Euros

Urbanara closes one of the largest crowd investment in Europe
November 6th, 2013

Urbanara closes one of the largest crowd investment in Europe with an issuing volume of 3 million Euros. Trading will commence on the 11th November 2013.

Email: press@urbanara.co.uk
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