Be My Eyes has secured $2.8 million in Series A funding.
Be My Eyes, an Aarhus, Denmark-based company building a health business based on a mobile app for people visually impaired, announced the completion of a $2.8 million in series A investment round.
The round was led by Cultivation Capital. Atthe same time, the company added new board members Paul Weber (Cultivation Capital), and Michael Buckley (angel investor and former VP of global communications at Facebook).
Be My Eyes, founded in 2015 and led by CEO Christian Erfurt, developed a mobile app that allows anyone to assist visually impaired people through live video calls. The company claims to have gathered the world’s largest global community of visually impaired people (almost 200,000), and a volunteer community of about 3.5M.
Be My Eyes has previously been backed by angels and investment funding from the likes of Singularity University, the founders of Zendesk, and the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco.