Photography startup that caters to real estate raises $230M

Backers of the French startup include Eurazeo, Prime Ventures and GR Capital

Meero CEO Thomas Rebaud (Credit: iStock)
Meero CEO Thomas Rebaud (Credit: iStock)

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.

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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.