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March 2023
Sole Financial Adviser
€ 14 million
Series B funding round


Sole Financial Adviser

Van Lanschot Kempen Investment Banking is pleased to announce it acted as financial adviser to SafeSize in its €14m Series B funding round

Transaction highlights

  • SafeSize, a company offering AI-powered virtual fitting technology to support retailers to let footwear customers find the perfect fitting shoes, has obtained €14m in a Series B funding round
  • The funding comes from 5G Ventures - manager of Phaistos Investment Fund, and existing investors Convent Capital and 3TS Capital Partners. The role of lead investor in the round is taken by 5G Ventures, a Greek government backed fund manager with a focus on 5G enabled technology companies
  • SafeSize will use the funds to expand its global presence (particularly in the US), facilitate its growth in the Asia-Pacific region, and to scale up and innovate its product offering
  • Van Lanschot Kempen’s Tech & FinTech team acted as Sole Financial Adviser to SafeSize in the funding round

About SafeSize

  • SafeSize offers a sophisticated and complete solution for 3D foot scanning and shoe recommendation, supported by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms. By matching a consumers’ 3D foot data with 3D shoe data, SafeSize can recommend the perfect fitting shoes for the specific consumer’s feet
  • SafeSize scans over 1.5 million shoes annually and uses its 3D scanning technology and proprietary recommendation algorithm to improve the retail sales experience, increase conversion and reduce product returns
  • SafeSize has myriad partnerships with large international retail chains and works with more than 2,000 retail customers, helping more than 20 million consumers in c. 50 countries globally
  • The company currently operates nine shoe scanning facilities around the world, creating the world’s largest database of shoes’ inner dimensions, sizes, and other characteristics

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Lennart den Blanken Van Lanschot Kempen

Lennart den Blanken

Managing Director Tech & FinTech

Robin Elias

Director Tech and FinTech

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