Peerby is the world’s only peer-to-peer goods borrowing platform that actively creates supply by asking around through Facebook, e-mail and push notification. Peerby asks neighbors if they are willing to lend out their stuff, and willing neighbors are connected through a chat. Within minutes, they are ready to pick up a product right around the corner. By providing user ratings, pickup and return reminders, guarantees and product insurance Peerby offers a safe, fun and effortless experience.

Peerby received $100k in seed funding in February 2013 as an entrant to the first program ofTechStars London. Read more about it in TechCrunch.

In November 2012, they raised an undisclosed amount of venture capital funding fromSanoma Ventures. Read more about it in FinSMEs.

In September 2012, Peerby won the amount of $125k (€100k) as the runner-up of The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2012 – an international competition for sustainable entrepreneurship.

In March 2012 and October 2011 they raised $70k and $40k in seed funding respectively from undisclosed investors.