Captain Experiences, a platform for reserving outside sports activities guides, has snagged $2 million in its newest funding spherical, bringing its complete capital raised to greater than $4.6 million.
The spherical was led by shopper funding fund Bullish, with participation from new and current traders.
“At Captain, our mission is to unlock the outside, utilizing expertise as a way to an finish to reduce screens and maximize life,” Captain’s CEO Jonathan Newar says.
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On Captain’s web site, potential prospects can seek for a visit, learn verified evaluations and ebook with guides in line with their real-time availability. The corporate says its platform “helps folks discover and ebook fishing journeys shortly, simply and with a course of they will belief.”
Since launching in 2020, Captain says it has partnered with greater than 1,200 vetted guides. Whereas the Austin, Texas-based startup is at the moment catering to the fishing and searching verticals, it plans to broaden throughout all outside sports activities and geographies.
“In only a few brief years, we’ve substantiated Captain’s place as the most important platform for reserving fishing guides within the U.S.,” Newar says. “This financing permits our crew to double down on development inside fishing throughout the U.S. and past, whereas additionally constructing upon our current success launching searching in Texas this previous fall.”
Captain is the latest addition to Bullish’s portfolio of shopper manufacturers together with eyeglass retailer Warby Parker and interactive health platform Peloton, amongst others.
“We imagine Captain can change into the professional world outside sports activities platform,” says Michael Duda, managing companion at Bullish.