Sportclubby, a platform for booking sports and wellness, to book fields and activities online, outdoors and in the gym, closes a new capital increase of 1.5 million euros. The operation was signed and coordinated by Wylab, the first SportsTech Business Incubator in Italy (headed by the Gozzi family), together with a pool of investors.
Since its founding in 2018, Sportclubby has raised 4.5 million euros in several rounds, becoming one of the most funded sport-tech realities in the country. The new funds, explains a note from the company, “will allow to accelerate development in Italy, to evolve the business model in a b2c key as a reference app for sportsmen and to expand in Europe”.
Affiliation of new structures
The goal, by the end of 2022, continues the note, “will be to affiliate the first fifty structures in new countries. In recent years, with the new scenario that emerged during the pandemic, the company has been able to evolve to accompany hundreds of sports centers in the transformation digital in the sector, thanks to the first platform to manage reservations, timetables, season tickets, green passes, mobile payments, sports micro-insurance, promotions and other digital services for sports ».
Today the app is used by almost a million people in 800 structures spread over 90 Italian provinces out of 107. “With a user base – underlines the note – that grows every month by over 20 thousand new members on hundreds of different disciplines, Sportclubby has exceeded 14 million bookings ».
Strengthening the team
To support its development plans, the company, which now has 25 employees, plans to strengthen its team by introducing new managerial figures in the sales and marketing area and “will continue to invest in the development of new digital features to improve experience of sportsmen “.