BESAFE, THE STARTUP THAT ENABLES HOTELS TO OFFER GUESTS BOOKINGS WITH INSURANCE INCLUDED, RAISES 1.2 MILLION EUROS FROM PRANA VENTURES AND CDP | News

ROME, May 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BeSafe Groupthe startup that launched the reservation rate with travel insurance “BeSafe Rate”, has closed a new investment cycle for €1,2 millions to accelerate the development of tourism insurance technology and services. The tour was led by CDP Venture Capital Sgr and Prana Ventures SICAF. Leonardo Saroni, partner at Prana Ventures with over 10 years of product and marketing leadership experience at Booking.com, will join the BeSafe Board of Directors.

These new investor commitments underscore the company’s significant growth and confirm the success of its commercial validation phase, which was executed with the first pre-seed round in 2021.

BeSafe helps hotels increase direct bookingsfacilitate deposit and offer customers new and unique services, allowing travelers to be protected against the possibility of losing money in the event of cancellation. Indeed, BeSafe Rate was created to meet this need, offering accommodation establishments a payment guarantee, thanks to the activation of a special rate including cancellation insurance. In case of cancellation, with BeSafe Rate, customers have the right to be fully reimbursed by the insurance company. Thus, the accommodation establishment will be relieved of this burden, and its income will be guaranteed.

BeSafe tariff offers a prepaid rate that includes travel insurance, fully integrated with leading hotel booking software.

Alessandro BartolucciCEO and co-founder of BeSafe Group: “Our Insurtech and Fintech solutions meet the needs of hotels: +1300 establishments have chosen us, such as Best Western, Voihotels of the Alpitour group and many others, and +150,000 tourists have traveled safely with us so far.This seed round will support BeSafe’s growth and accelerate its expansion in Europe. After the launch in Italy, we are now in Spain and Portugal; ready to be deployed in France, Austria and Greece“.

“BeSafe’s growth is linked to its ability to anticipate market trends which, at a critical time for the hospitality industry, helped turn the negative aspects of the pandemic into an opportunity for accommodation establishments to offer value-added services.” comments Stefano Molino, Accelerator Fund Manager at CDP Venture Capital Sgr.

Leonard Saroni:Among the many startups analyzed in recent months in the Traveltech industry, BeSafe is the one that solves a problem for hoteliers and travelers in a simple way with a scalable solution; that is why we believe that BeSafe can become an international player in the hotel services market.”

The company’s services also include BeSafe Pay, the PSD2 compliant hotel payment gateway which automates the management of hotel reservations with a focus on data security and cost reduction.

BeSafe Rate and BeSafe Pay are now included in BeSafe Suite, the “all-in-one” solution designed for the hospitality industry.

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BeSafe Group

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CDP Venture Capital Sgr

Alessandra Acutis | [email protected] | +39348 8328308

Prana Ventures SICAF

Irene Longhin | +39392 78116778, Sabrina Barozzi | +39333 6158644 | [email protected]

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