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Smava

Leading online marketplace for personal loans in Germany.

Smava helps consumers find the best loan offer from over 20 partner banks and streamlines the application process. In 2019 Smava facilitated loan volume over €2B.

Milestones

2007
Founded by Alexander & Eckart
2011
€4M Series A led by Earlybird
2015
$16M Series B led by Phenomen Ventures
2016
$34M Series C led by Runa Capital, Verdane Capital, mojo.capital and Earlybird Venture Capital
2018
$65M round led by Vitruvian and Runa Capital
2021
Acquired its competitor Finanzcheck and became the largest consumer loan platform in Germany

Twitter (@smava)

09 Oct 2020

Es gibt #Neuigkeiten: Die Deutsche Bank und smava kooperieren seit August 2020. 🥳smava.de/presse/pressem…

18 Sep 2020

Gute Nachrichten: Die coronabedingte angespannte finanzielle Lage vieler Verbraucher entspannt sich weiter. Zum Corona-Live-Lagebericht geht's hier: smava.de/ueber-smava/co… #corona #covid19 #smava

06 Jul 2020

Trotz #Corona: Jeder zehnte in #Deutschland Lebende beabsichtigt aktuell einen #Kredit aufzunehmen. Zu der Auswertung: smava.de/ueber-smava/co…

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Key locations

Runa invested

  • Apr 2016

Co-investors

  • Earlybird
  • Mojo Capital
  • Verdane Capital
  • Vitruvian Partners

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