30 July 2020
cargo.one has raised a total of USD 18.6 million from lead investor Index Ventures, with the participation of Next47, the existing shareholders Creandum, Lufthansa Cargo and Point Nine Capital and famous business angels including Tom Stafford of DST Gobal and Carlos Gonzalez-Cadenas, currently COO of GoCardless and former CPO of Skycanner. A Venture Capital team of Taylor Wessing, led by Frankfurt partner Hassan Sohbi, has advised Index Ventures in this series A financing round of Cargo One.
cargo.one, founded by Oliver Neumann, Moritz Claussen and Mike Rötgers, is building an operating system for air cargo to simplify and streamline the fragmented market. The objective is to make booking air cargo as easy as booking a holiday via Skyscanner or Kayak.
Index Ventures is a London and San Francisco based international venture capital firm that backs the most ambitious entrepreneurs in Europe and the US, 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.
Legal advisors Index Ventures:
Taylor Wessing: Hassan Sohbi (Partner), David Becker (Senior Associate), Olga Kopka (Salary Partner), Max Willen (Professional Support Lawyer) alle M&A/Venture Capital, Dr. Gregor Staechelin (Partner, Commercial), Arno Gotting (Salary Partner, Commercial), Dr. Jan Grawe (Salary Partner, Employment, Pensions & Mobility), Dr. Nikolai Voss (Senior Associate, Trademarks, Advertising & Design), Friedrich Lieb (Senior Associate, Technology, Media & Telecommunications), Dr. Sara Thienhaus (Associate, Employment, Pensions & Mobility) alle Frankfurt am Main.