bechester, a Spanish furniture and decoration marketplace, has managed to triple its growth to more than 1.5 million euros in revenue in its second year of operations. The start-up led by Ignacio Posadas and Adolfo Delibeswho from Valladolid set up this marketplace with hundreds of brands furniture, appliances and decoration with options for individuals and companies through renting, new sale or second-hand sale.
Shortly after its launch, the startup has achieved attract more than 400 sellers with more than 200,000 items from home and including sustainable products and items «pre-loved» (reused items) and reconditioned.
They also offer comprehensive services for companieshaving completed more than 130 integral projects specializing in sectors such as colivingsHotels, build-to-renttourist rentals or SOCIMIs who are looking for more sustainable options and who prefer to delegate the complete furnishing service to a third party who can take care of anything from the interior design proposals to the delivery and assembly of the items. In addition, they avoid decapitalization with their leasing model, by being able to go from CAPEX to OPEX, which facilitates expansion for many of these companies.
In just 6 months, the start-up has also managed to stand out in the French market where it has a local team that offers services for companies. The plan is to replicate his marketplace in France in the first half of 2023, so French consumers can browse and compare hundreds of thousands of household items.
Bechester’s success has attracted the interest of investment funds such as Faraday Venture PartnerSW Business Angels as Hugo Arevalo (The Power Business School) either Felipe Navío (jobandtalent)
The company currently has open a new round of investment and aims to attract European partners to reach 15 million euros in 2024 and expand to more markets on the continent.