Pitchbooking secure £250,000 investment

Published: 08 February 2019

A sports tech firm based in Edinburgh's CodeBase has received a £250,000 injection from a group of private investors.

Pitchbooking has secured the funding in an investment round led by local investment firm Aurient Ltd and backed by Techstart Ventures and Co-Fund NI, managed by Clarendon Fund Managers.

With Pitchbooking, players can search thousands of facilities at the click of a button and complete their booking in less than a minute...

Shea O’Hagan, Chief Executive Officer , Pitchbooking

 

The round was completed by private investors across the UK and New York.  The business, which is based in Edinburgh, has developed a platform that provides greater access to sports facilities for the public while streamlining the facility owner’s internal processes.

Founded by Fearghal Campbell, Chris McCann and Shea O’Hagan, the company has already facilitated over 15,000 sport sessions. The new capital will support Pitchbooking’s ambitions in the UK and the rest of the world.

Pitchbooking chief executive officer Shea O’Hagan, who lives in Edinburgh, said: “Before Pitchbooking, finding a place to play meant the time and frustration of hopeful phone calls, booking slips and outdated payment methods..."

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