Getbee will utilise the funds from this round of funding to accelerate its market adoption with leading retail brands.
Dubai-based Getbee digital has raised $1.8 million for its clienteling platform in a pre-series A funding round with participation from a handful of major tech investors including Altitude Capital, B & Y Venture Partners, and +VC, as well as numerous strategic angels, including Magnus Olsson. Getbee will utilize the funds from this round of funding to accelerate its market adoption with leading retail brands.
Getbee is transforming the e-commerce space, offering a more personalized way of engaging with consumers online, emulating interaction in a physical store. This new approach enables consumers to complete purchases via video and access more customized product recommendations—a method that is proving to be wildly successful with higher sales conversion rates, increase in average basket size and improvement in customer lifetime value.
“Throughout history, commerce has always been about people buying from people. With Getbee, we are bringing back this experience to the digital era. Our vision is to transform the way billions of people buy and sell online.” elucidates Getbee’s founder and CEO, Thea Myhrvold.
Getbee boasts an impressive portfolio of clients including the likes of Dolce & Gabanna, Lancôme, and Dermalogica. The software is tailored for segments that feature a consultative sales process including luxury, wellness, furniture and more. “Think about the last time you bought something online. Any purchase where the “customer gets” to talk to a real person is where we create value for brands, and it’s exciting to see how this creates value across segments and verticals, “says Izabella Naessa, Head of Sales.
Essentially Getbee leverages the power of the human element to create new ways for brands to connect, engage and convert consumers in an increasingly digitised world.