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News: €7 MM financing round for Mister Spex

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Mister Spex, the German online distributor of glasses and contact lenses has raised €7 million in a recent financing round. Lead investors are DN Capital (invested in Shazam) and XAnge (belongs partly to French La Poste). Congrats to Dirk Graber, CEO of the company. When I met im in Paris this April where we presented our companies for the Red Herring 100 Europe Award he told me that he will also use the time in Paris to speak to potential French investors. Now we know he was very successful!

About Mister Spex

Mister Spex was founded in 2008 by HHL Almunus Dirk Graber and some Business Angels. In 2009 the company generated revenues of €4.5 MM and intends to exceed €10 MM this year. I t currently employs 90 people, thereof 50 fulltime employees. The current financing round will be used to strengthen the company’s international footprint, especially in France and UK. The German core business is already profitable and growing out of its own funds.

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Written by Malte

September 7th, 2010 at 7:48 am

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