Irish start-up &Open to double headcount after €5.9m funding round

The corporate gifting services provider counts Airbnb, Spotify and Peleton among its clients

20th May, 2021
Irish start-up &Open to double headcount after €5.9m funding round
Jonathan Legge, Ciara Flood and Mark Legge, co-founders of &Open which is set for expansion. Picture: Linda Brownlee/East Photographic.

&Open, the Dublin-based corporate gifting start-up, said it would double its employee headcount to more than 60 after raising €5.9 million in seed funding.

The funding round was led by First Round Capital and Local Globe, the venture capital firms. Angel investors include Des Traynor, a founder of Irish unicorn start-up Intercom, Liam Casey, founder and chief executive at PCH, and Andrew Robb, the former chief operating office at Farfetch, the luxury fashion platform.


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