Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Condomani raises €100k in seed funding from ZernikeMeta Ventures

Bologna, April 1, 2014Condomani.it has received an investment of €100,000 from the fund ZernikeMeta Ventures, through the Fund Ingenium Emilia Romagna II co-financed by POR FESR of the Emilia Romagna Region. Condomani is the social network for the condominiums management addressed to facing all the figures that revolve around the world of condominiums: co-tenants, building managers, professionals and suppliers.

Not only Zernike decided to bet on the first social network for the management of condominiums. Several business angels have chosen to be part of the Condomani project: Marco Bibocchi Pichi, now in the Board of Directors of Condomani, one of the most important actors of the Italian technological landscape, and former manager of Ernst & Young , Booz Allen Hamilton, and his wife Silvia Goff , architect.
Fabio ChinagliaCEO of Eco-MindPaolo Lasagni, an entrepreneur in the field of consultancy services to companies on issues of ICT governance and credit risk; Alessandro Liguori, computer expert and Marco Bonaro, business consultant and condominium administrator.

The objective of Condomani is to improve the condominium life of citizens, starting with one social tool. Its 2.0 condominium management platform, all on the web, without the need for configuration or setup, allows you to manage in a simple and intuitive way all the condominium problems: from accounting to requests of emergency interventions. From the prior discussion of the agenda items, e-mail alerts, SMS and registered mail. By payment reminders to the sharing of documents up to the request for quotations and monitoring of condominium works.

Over 6,000 buildings are managed through Condomani. Over the past six months there has been a strong growth trend of customers on the platform. Law 220 of 2013 (the Condominium Reform), that, if the Assembly passes it, makes it compulsory for every building to have its own website in which you can view the accounts and facilitate the communication, has facilitated the path of Condomani, making it the natural tool for the passage of legislation.

About Condomani:
Condomani Srl was founded on 8 March 2013 and sees it as the initial members a couple: Antonio Bevacqua (29, CEO) and Federica Sesti Osseo (26, CCO). CTO of Condomani is Francesco Pipita.
After a little more than a year are already over 6,000 the buildings that are managed by Condomani throughout Italy.
The company has won different awards such as the Social Award of ING Direct, the award of Confcommercio Imprese for Italy or the Premio Gaetano Marzotto.
Condomani was born in the South and comes from a young team. It was born as startups. It was born as a challenge that is already partly won.

ZernikeMeta Ventures is a finance company specializing in finance for innovation and the creation of new businesses, established as a joint venture between Zernike Group and META Group, two groups with decades of experience in the field of early stage financing. ZMV has invested in Condomani the through Ingenium Emilia Romagna II Fund, the financial engineering instrument co -financed by the by POR FESR 2007-2013 activity line II.1.3 of the Emilia Romagna region.