Airly speeds up with $2m for global expansion
October 2, 2020 3:30 pm
We are more than happy to finally share the news from our portfolio startup Airly! Congratulations for completing your $2m investment round led by Giant Ventures aimed at international expansion!
Angel Investors that supported Airly include members of Sir Richard Branson and Sir Ronald Cohen’s families, experts associated with companies like Spotify, Henkel, Gojek, Pipedrive. BB VC was also participating in the investment round.
Richard Branson posted about Airly, with some 18 million followers on Linkedin only. And on the official Virgin blog you can read about the investment here: “Branson family-backed startup raises $2m for global air quality platform”
For more details on the investment round – read a press release on Airly website.
At BB VC we know Airly team from the idea stage and we’ve been watching (sharing office space for most of this period) as they grow smartly over few years. Now speeding up international expansion – all works as designed (on a piece napkin, which is a story for a separate article, Wojtek Burkot).
Airly’s goal is to become a single source of truth for air quality data, addressing the worldwide #airpollution crisis. The investment will help them #RepairTheAir by 2025 – building the densest network of air quality sensors around the world.
Keep up the good job, friends!