Clear Logistics

info@rtp-global.com | 19.06.19

Shipsta Secures Millions in Funding for its Unique
and Revolutionary Digital Logistics Concept
SHIPSTA is unique in delivering a digitisation boost in the logistics industry via
crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence – digitally procuring freight rates has
never been so easy. Well-known investors have recognised this: RTP Global and
MANGROVE CAPITAL PARTNERS are supporting SHIPSTA with a generous
amount in the millions.

Shipsta Secures Millions in Funding for its Unique
and Revolutionary Digital Logistics Concept
SHIPSTA is unique in delivering a digitisation boost in the logistics industry via
crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence – digitally procuring freight rates has
never been so easy. Well-known investors have recognised this: RTP Global and
MANGROVE CAPITAL PARTNERS are supporting SHIPSTA with a generous
amount in the millions.
The Luxembourg company SHIPSTA has carried out a round of financing in the midseven-
digit range. The established venture capital companies RTP Global Investments
and Mangrove Capital Partners were acquired in the pre-series A-round. “The logistics
industry is lagging behind in the digitisation process – and so often remains inefficient,”
says Anton Inshutin, Managing Partner at RTP Global. “We like SHIPSTA’s ambitious
vision of developing a marketplace for e-procurement that massively simplifies all
processes and integrates all transport routes.”
Hans-Jürgen Schmitz, co-founder of Mangrove Capital Partner, also praises SHIPSTA:
“Industry expertise and team experience are especially key if you want to score digitalinnovation
points in an established industry like logistics. SHIPSTA’s founding team
impressed us with its comprehensive product knowledge and sales experience.
SHIPSTA’s ability to acquire big clients for its product early on is great proof of this.”
An Investment in the Logistics of the Future
SHIPSTA plans to invest the newly acquired capital in the revolutionary marketplace,
which is unique in the sea freight sector. The associated crowdsourcing and AI projects
will also be pushed forward to bring shippers and carriers together as easily and quickly
as possible, optimally bundling freight volumes together on the SHIPSTA platform. “We
are proud that we have been able to win over such successful investors with our
SHIPSTA concept,” says Christian Wilhelm, founder and CEO. “We believe that we
have the leading solution for the digital and autonomous procurement of freight
volumes with SHIPSTA.”
About SHIPSTA
SHIPSTA was founded by Christian Wilhelm (CEO), Stefan Maratzki (CTO) and Oliver Ritzmann (CCO)
as CLEAR LOGISTICS in 2015. The innovative software company is based in Luxembourg, has a digital
hub logistics branch in Hamburg, and is the leading provider of e-logistics applications in Germany. The
specific focus is on e-procurement – electronic transport market procurement. The e-procurement
platform optimises procurement and tendering processes and digitally links shipping agents with freight
forwarders. SHIPSTA’s clients include global companies from sectors including food, high tech, pharma
and automotive.
About RTP Global
RTP Global, formerly ru-Net, is a venture capital company that invests in international technology startups.
Since being founded in 2000, RTP Global has invested in more than 40 technology companies
worldwide. This includes European technology companies like Yandex and Delivery Hero, both of which
RTP Global has supported both financially and professionally. RTP Global invests in industries in which
the company has relevant expertise and sees high growth potential. This includes areas such as artificial
intelligence, foodtech, healthtech, entertainment (including sport), mobility, transportation, proptech,
fintech and e-commerce.
About Mangrove
Mangrove is one of the leading European venture capital companies. Since being founded in 2000, it
has focussed on the early/first phase financing of ambitious technology projects with global market
potential. Well-known companies that Mangrove has supported since being launched include
companies like K-Health, RedPoints, Skype, Walkme and Wix. Mangrove primarily invests in Europe
and Israel.
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Clear Logistics

info@rtp-global.com | 19.06.19

Shipsta Secures Millions in Funding for its Unique
and Revolutionary Digital Logistics Concept
SHIPSTA is unique in delivering a digitisation boost in the logistics industry via
crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence – digitally procuring freight rates has
never been so easy. Well-known investors have recognised this: RTP Global and
MANGROVE CAPITAL PARTNERS are supporting SHIPSTA with a generous
amount in the millions.

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