Beanhunter secures $500,000 capital raise


Cafe review app and website, Beanhunter, has raised $500,000 following a new round of funding.

Participants in the round include PC Tools founder and major backer of, Simon Clausen, through Startive Ventures; and former iPrimus head, Campbell Sallabank, through XSallarate, who also advised on the investment round.

James Crawford, CEO of Beanhunter, said the app and site have more than 1.3 million monthly user sessions, 14,000 cafes listed globally, and 100,000 reviews, with this funding to help grow the company dramatically.

“It is great to have the support and ongoing participation of such experienced entrepreneurs. Our strategy is to use this funding to continue enhancing our platform to accelerate the growth of our community of coffee lovers while driving new business to our café partners,” Crawford said.

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