Uvinum Closes 300.000€ Round of Funding

by Nico Bour

Uvinum  just closed an investment round of € 300,000 thanks to important business angels. This investment will allow Uvinum to continue its plans for growth both in Spain and abroad in the major markets in the world of wine.

The investors include Luis Martin Cabiedes (Business Angel), Jaime Jimenez (VP Marketing & Sales of Softonic), Grupo Intercom, Tomás Diago (Founder and President of Softonic), Jaume Lladó Gomà (investor) or Jaume Gomà Llairó (Director of SegundaMano and investor). These are all business angels and prestigious professionals from the online world that will contribute their knowledge and experience to the company.

According to Nico Bour, cofounder of Uvinum:

We are very satisfied that investors of this caliber have demonstrated their faith in our project.  Their input at all levels will be essential to continue with Uvinum’s plans for growth and to position ourselves as a worldwide reference in the wine sector network. Our aim is to be known as an innovative global project, with a clear social and transactional character in wine ecommerce.

And it is a clear sign of confidence that, despite being in very complicated global economic situation, many projects with strong potential like Uvinum continue to grow, as they seek market leadership on a global scale.”

Nico Bour, Albert García & Albert López launched Uvinum on December 15, 2009 in Spain , followed by their first movements into international markets with entries into United Kingdom and The United States  in the following March.

Uvinum is an international site for wine recommendations. It allows each wine lover to discover a unique catalogue of still and sparkling wine, to receive personalized recommendations, and buy more than 10,000 different wines at the best price, making it the number 1 wine catalogue in Spain.

To contact Uvinum, you can send an email to press@uvinum.com or call +44 02035140552 (Nico Bour).

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