European online package shipping marketplace startup PackLink has pulled in $9 million in Series B funding, led by Accel Partners. Existing investor Active Venture Partners also participated in the round. PackLink’s total raised funding to-date now totals $11 million.
The Spanish startup was founded in early 2012, with a mission to simplify the complexity of finding the best priced shipping provider to deliver a particular parcel by building a marketplace/metasearch platform where senders can pin down the best service for their needs.
It has since expanded to offer its service in Germany, France and Poland, with some two million customers using its platform to send parcels in the past 12 months.
PackLink is planning to use the funding to ramp up its operational footprint, with imminent launches planned for Italy and Mexico, and additional markets — including the UK — on the cards soon after.
Asked about the US, it says it’s considering a launch in the US “in…
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