Cocontest raised 1,8M in funding

CoContest, just closed a new funding round lead by Draper Associate

CoContest, just closed a new funding round lead by Draper Associate (Investor of SpaceX, Tesla, Skype, Box etc.) founded by Tim Draper listed. The San Francisco based interior design startup raised $1.89m in funding.


Founded in Rome, Cocontest moved in San Francisco on April 2015. Draper Associates led the investment round which committed 1M dollar. Also LVenture Group joined the investment round ($120k), with Atlante Seed ($250k), 500 Startups ($100k) and a bunch of business angels. The company will use the funds to continue to increase the headcount and expand operations worldwide.

CoContest is a crowdsourcing platform focused on interior design projects. It allows costumers to launch contests to create and restyle their houses and offices. Co-Founded by CEO Filippo Schiano Di Pepe, COO Federico Schiano Di Pepe (selected by Forbes in the European 30 Under 30 list in 2015), and Head of Sales Alessandro Rossi, Cocontes company, Cocontest has been incubated in Rome-based Luiss Enlabs, and then accelerated at Startup Chile and 500 Startups.

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