9 November 2018
Pitch Software GmbH, a technology startup from Berlin, founded by the team behind Wunderlist, the leading to-do app which was acquired by Microsoft in 2015, raised USD 19 million in its Series A financing round. Pitch is using modern web technologies, data integrations and team-oriented features to empower true collaboration and wants to make it significantly faster and easier for impactful presentations to be created and shared - both by individuals and teams. A Venture Capital team of Taylor Wessing has advised Index Ventures, led by Frankfurt partner Hassan Sohbi.
Index Ventures is an international venture capital firm that backs the best and most ambitious entrepreneurs in Europe, the US and Israel, across all company stages, from seed to venture to growth. These leaders are building truly transformative companies that are reshaping the world around us, including Adyen, Aurora, Bird, Deliveroo, Datadog, Dropbox, Elastic, Farfetch, Funding Circle, King, Sonos, Squarespace, Supercell, Zuora and many others.
The 20-people Pitch team has raised a total of USD 22 million from Index Ventures, BlueYard, Slack Fund, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, Framer CEO Koen Bok, Elastic Co-Founder Simon Willnauer, Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel, Wunderlist-backer Frank Thelen, and Metalab Founder Andrew Wilkinson.
Legal advisors Index Ventures:
Taylor Wessing: Hassan Sohbi (Partner, M&A/Venture Capital), David Becker (Associate, M&A/Venture Capital), Kian Böhmer (Associate, M&A), Max Reinhardt (Associate, M&A), Carolin Schneider (Associate, IP/IT), Konstantin Schrader (Associate, Competition)