Glimpse Raises $6.2M in Funding


Glimpse, a New York-based supplier of a platform enabling consumer-facing manufacturers and repair suppliers to achieve friends and supply an immersive trial expertise by way of product placements in luxurious short-term leases and resorts, raised $6.2M in funding.

The spherical was led by GSR Ventures, Origin Ventures, Y Combinator with participation from Julia and Kevin Hartz, Bradley Horowitz, and Bangaly Kaba.

The corporate intends to make use of the funds to speed up progress and broaden operations.

Led by CEO Akash Raju, and co-founders Anuj Mehta and Kushal Negi, Glimpse is a platform for manufacturers to supply an immersive product trial expertise to new clients by way of product placement in luxurious short-term leases. The corporate supplies a “try-before-you-buy” expertise, permitting customers to get pleasure from a wide range of merchandise in a pure, home-like setting, providing classes reminiscent of Bedding, Client Electronics, Magnificence, Kitchen, Residence Workplace, Residence Equipment & Decor, Residence Health, Furnishings, and extra. Greater than a dozen manufacturers are actively utilizing Glimpse to complement their on-line retail channels together with Purple, Molekule, and Lyric. The corporate manages logistics to make sure correct product placement and creates an optimized funnel to drive gross sales and buyer acquisition for companions. The expertise is constructed round a number of buyer contact factors, together with product introductions in visitor welcome messages, in-property trials, personalized shows, social media mentions, and post-stay retargeting.

Its property companions can present premium visitor facilities totally free or at a big low cost, boosting visitor satisfaction and expertise. Glimpse serves greater than 8,000 luxurious properties throughout the US and up to now has launched its providers in 40 states.


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