Photography startup that caters to real estate raises $230M
Backers of the French startup include Eurazeo, Prime Ventures and GR Capital
A French startup that offers on-demand photography to real estate firms around the world has raised $230 million in its latest round of funding.
Formed in 2016 by CEO Thomas Rebaud, Meero manages a global marketplace of photographers available to clients looking for photos, video or virtual tours.
The company previously raised $15 million in a Series A round in September 2017, and $45 million in a Series B round the following year. Announcing the latest round of funding, Meero claimed it was the largest Series C in France to date.
Since its launch, the company has targeted a handful of industries, including real estate. Its website lists Sotheby’s, Barnes International Realty, Zeus and Sonder as clients.
The Real Deal previously reported that rates for photography ran from 75€ to 145€. Starting prices for virtual tours and videos were 149€ and 169€, respectively.
The latest funding round was led by Eurazeo, Prime Ventures, Avenir Growth and GR Capital.
Other investors include Global Founders Capital, Alven, Aglaé Ventures, White Star Capital and Idinvest Partners.