Chili Piper grabs $3 mln seed


Chili Piper, a provider of buyer enablement solutions, has secured $3 million in seed funding. Flashpoint Venture Capital led the round.

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New York, New York – April 23, 2019 – Chili Piper, the Buyer Enablement tech pioneer, announced today it raised $3 million in seed funding led by Flashpoint Venture Capital. The round will support development of new solutions focused on “Buyer Enablement” – enabling businesses to help their buyers, extending its highly successful scheduling platform used by companies worldwide.

“As investors in many early-stage technology companies in Eastern and Central Europe, and Israel, we’re impressed with Chili Piper’s fast growth rate and incredible capital efficiency,” said Mihaly Szalontay at Flashpoint Venture Capital. “We share the firm’s global vision for customer and talent acquisition and we’re well positioned to assist with their recruiting efforts in Central and Eastern Europe.”

Chili Piper’s CEO and Co-Founder is veteran startup expert Nicolas Vandenberghe, who previously launched and sold three tech companies. “Our Concierge solution for web forms has helped our customers double their inbound conversion rates,” stated Vandenberghe. “We see many more opportunities to improve Seller-Buyer interactions. We’re thrilled to partner with Flashpoint to secure the right engineering talent to achieve our goals.”

Chili Piper’s innovative scheduling platform boosts buyer engagement by allowing qualified leads to automatically book a meeting or call after filling out a site’s contact form. The solution automates the complex scheduling process across teams and departments to provide buyers with the best possible experience.

About Chili Piper
Founded in 2016, Chili Piper is a pioneer in Buyer Enablement. The tech firm delivers innovative solutions which help businesses help their buyers. Its scheduling platform is used by Square, Intuit, Twilio and more than 300 thought-leading companies for multiple use cases, from connecting prospects to sales reps instantly upon submitting a form to automating their on-boarding process. Chili Piper is a fully distributed company leveraging global talent with employees in 17 cities in 8 countries. Visit https://www.chilipiper.com/ to learn more.

About Flashpoint
Founded in 2012, Flashpoint is an international group managing equity and debt funds, investing in software companies founded by entrepreneurs from Central and Eastern Europe, Israel, Finland, Baltics, Armenia, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Flashpoint has a team of 16 professionals, and offices in Israel, Hungary, Poland, Latvia and Russia. Visit https://flashpointvc.com/ for more information.

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