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June 1, 2023

bNear secures €1 million in funding

The Cologne-based virtual office SaaS solution gives remote and hybrid workers a way to collaborate

bNear, a dynamic startup based in Cologne, Germany, has successfully secured funding of 'just over' €1 million to drive the development of its cutting-edge virtual office space solution. This funding round attracted prominent investors, including allygatr, NRW Bank, Flossbach von Storch, and a group of dedicated angel investors.

The visionary minds behind bNear recognized the pressing need for a digital office space tailored to the requirements of remote and hybrid teams. In response, they developed a remarkable solution that brings the essence of a physical workspace into the virtual realm, fostering seamless collaboration, engaging hangouts, and a vibrant 'in the office' ambiance.

"bNear is the new home for remote and hybrid teams," enthuses Benjamin Visser, the CEO of allygatr. By integrating bNear as a Microsoft Teams app, this innovative platform effortlessly integrates into the Microsoft365 ecosystem, ensuring a swift and hassle-free setup process even for large enterprises. The overwhelmingly positive response from organizations across various industries, including real estate, telecommunications, and retail, attests to the irresistible appeal of bNear's offerings.

The allure of bNear lies in its ability to recreate the familiar and productive office environment in a virtual space. Whether colleagues are geographically dispersed or adopting a hybrid work model, bNear provides them with a central hub where they can collaborate effectively, foster strong relationships, and embrace a sense of unity. It is the perfect antidote to the challenges posed by remote work, ensuring teams stay connected, motivated, and inspired.

The recent injection of funding will propel bNear's ongoing mission to redefine the future of remote and hybrid work. With its user-friendly integration, swift onboarding process, and an impressive roster of satisfied clients, bNear is positioned as a trailblazer in the realm of virtual office spaces.

As bNear continues to evolve and revolutionize the way teams collaborate, their vision of bridging the gap between physical and digital workspaces is rapidly becoming a reality. With the backing of strategic investors and a product that resonates with organizations worldwide, bNear is poised to shape the future of work and empower teams to thrive in an increasingly interconnected and virtual world.

Neil Hodgson Coyle
Neil Hodgson-Coyle
Editorial chief at TechNews180
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