Fishbrain will raise its funds through the investment platform Republic
Johan Attby, CEO of Fishbraincomments: “Fishbrain is growing rapidly, creating the platform for the world’s largest hobby, sport fishing. We already have over 14 million registered users on Fishbrain and we are number one in the US market where 55 million people fish each year and spend $50 billion In doing so. To accelerate this growth, we will now raise a round so that our community can invest alongside our renowned global investors such as Northzone, B Capital and Softbank, and benefit not only from our service, but also as shareholders. »
Already this year, Fishbrain has hired a new Financial director and launched several new features for the community, such as: Rolled up fish brain, a reel of highlights from the year in fishing for community members (plus tips on how to get ahead); catch and release best workout Strategies; integrated Fishing rules (state-by-state fishing regulations in North America) in the app and website, following the Acquisition 2021; and in partnership with aspirethe largest provider of hunting and fishing license management software in North Americato strengthen conservation efforts.
In 2021, Fishbrain continued to evolve, through a combination of funding, new features, and strategic partnerships. In March of last year, Fishbrain raised $31 millionwhich has helped grow its user base and hire across the company at multiple locations in the United States and Europe. Fishbrain developed the app with the introduction of Garmin Navionics HD depth charts. Additionally, Fishbrain has bolstered the company’s senior team with the addition of Stina Granberg as CEOas good as Maria Hedengren (ex CEO of Readly), Karim Abdel Ghaffar (founding partner of Westerly Winds), and Dylan Bolden (Boston Consulting Group, Managing Director and Senior Partner), who joined table.
Fishbrain is the world’s most popular mobile app, social network and social commerce platform for people who love fishing. With over 14 million registered users worldwide, the free app helps create the best possible fishing experience by providing everyone – whether beginner or professional – with the tools, information, support and fishing gear to fully enjoy the world. popular pastime. The app’s interactive map helps anglers find new fishing spots and see what others are catching, with what bait, and more precisely where.
stockholm– headquartered in Fishbrain is disrupting an industry that has remained traditional, not only making fishing more accessible, but also leveling the playing field for the growing number of women, minorities and young people looking to take up the sport. The startup has twice been named by WIRED as one of Europe Hottest Startups, and fostered a passionate and collaborative community; helping them take their technique to the next level and arming them with the tools and equipment needed to succeed.
Fishbrain’s integrated, online marketplace, Fishbrain Shop, allows users to find and buy the best fishing gear from over 350 of the world’s most respected brands. Along with other features such as fish species recognition, marine cartography (provided by Garmin/Navionics), forecasts, bait recommendations and more, Fishbrain has become one of the most valuable tools and more rewarding in an angler’s tackle box. Fishbrain values responsible fishing, supports a catch and release approach and the sustainable harvesting of fish species.
For more information, visit www.fishbrain.com
About the Republic
Republic (www.republic.com) is a fintech company that empowers everyone to invest in private markets. Republic operates several distinct business lines, including a retail investment platform, a private equity division, and a blockchain advisory practice. The ecosystem of the Republic has been deployed on $1 billion in investments, has supported more than 600 companies and is made up of a community of more than 2.5 million users in 150 countries. Republic is backed by dozens of leading investment firms and financial institutions and its affiliated entities have co-invested with the best names in venture capital and private equity. Founded in 2016, Republic is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.republic.com Where @joinrepublic on Twitter.
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