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Worldcoo launches its new website and closes its first financing round
The day has come

Worldcoo launches its new website and closes its first financing round

Here, there are our best news of the summer. Worldcoo closes its first round of funding, with the entry of Ona Capital, Delta Partners and Banco Sabadell as major investors. And we have launched a new website, also in spanish.  The contribution of  € 230,000 will be dedicate to accelerate the business growth, get the challenge of being in 10% of e-commerce transactions in Europe and to raise funds for 50 charity projects.

Ona and Delta Capital Partners, the new investors. Ona Capital, and Delta Partners, are the latest investors who have become part of the project. Banc Sabadell  also bet on the company in early 2014. During the first round of seed capital, Xavier Marcet (President to Lead Change, Founder and President of the Barcelona Drucker Society and professor at IDEC) and Josep Maria Martorell (currently, General Director for Research in the Generalitat de Catalunya) were the first who believe in the project. Soon after, the technology agency T4XI (which invested in the company as  Tech Angel) and Carles Florensa, (General Director of Eurosilla, advisor and business angel in several companies, professor at ESADE and UAB), joined the group.

Launch of the web in spanish. T4XI has been in charge of developing  our new  site  according to its needs with a  different  design from other crowdfunding platforms. We are very happy with the browsing experience and hope you enjoy it as we do.

Worldcoo was born in 2012 with an international focus but the spanish market is an opportunity to grow faster. The volume of e-commerce in Spain represents 5% of the European e-commerce and has a promising future in becoming a real  agent of developement and social change with growth rates of 20% annually, according to the CNMC (National Commission markets and competition).

Social Bussiness Model. Aureli  Bou and Sergi Figueres, co-founders, with the entire group of investors have formed a Social Bussines model that follows in the footsteps of similar models operating in the Netherlands, UK and USA, where companies reinvest 70% of their potential benefits to other social projects or R & D. Here you can see all aspects of our social commitment.

The day has come

We feel proud to communicate you that Worldcoo has launched his web platform today, 17th of December of 2012.

By now, what we all can say is that YOUR new tool to change the world is done! And we want to share with you our promotional video, which shows that together we can do big things.

We start the platform with the work done; we can already present five different and interesting projects, from different recognized International NGO’s, to donate:

1. NGO Desos, Nicaragua: Processing cocoa in the rural communities of Kukra River.
2. NGO Intermón Oxfam, Ethiopia: Water Bank.
3. NGO Red Cross, Ethiopia: Food security in 3 and 5 Kebele population of Woreda Menz Guera.
4. NGO Campaner, Nigeria: Construction of a fenced for crops.
5. NGO Red Cross, Catalonia: Emergency Program to support child’s school meals.

We are in Beta state so do not hesitate to contact us if you see that something doesn’t work in the right way, if you have any suggestions, or if there is anything that you think could be improved. Together we can do big things.

Thank you for being part of it.

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