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Easol

All-in-one platform for experience businesses

21-100 employees
  • B2B
  • Travel
  • Payments
  • Entertainment
  • Events
  • SaaS
  • eCommerce
Bethnal Green, London

Company mission

To enable a generation of experience creators to love what they do.

Insights

Top investors

Few candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

100% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

Theo Margolius headshot

Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

Easol was founded in 2017 by husband and wife team Ben and Lisa Simpson with the intention of becoming the world's first all-in-one SaaS platform for experience commerce. The company aims to bring vital experience commerce tools all into one synchronised place.

Easol empowers entrepreneurs by removing the need to outsource their business to traditional e-commerce platforms, booking platforms or experience marketplaces such as Airbnb. This appeals directly to bosses looking to maintain full ownership of their business, and to streamline the labour-intensive and hands-on booking and tracking processes.

The company is taking advantage of the growing experience market, as more and more businesses are founded to provide the rising demand for unforgettable experiences. After a difficult few years, the experience market is set to boom, and Easol is well-placed to profit from that trend.

Benefits

  • 25 days of holidays plus public holidays
  • Equity
  • Gym Membership worth £30
  • Headspace membership
  • Development & Coaching Budget
  • £1,000 Personal Deep Week Budget
  • Design your own Setup Budget
  • £35 per month mobile phone contribution

Funding (last 2 of 5 rounds)

Feb 2024

$30m

SERIES A

Apr 2022

$0.1m

GRANT

$59.8m

Total funding

This company has top investors

Founders

They were the managing director of youth marketing and experience agency Rough Hill. They co-founded Rise Festival in Les 2 Alps and Running Wild, an event promotion organisation.

Lisa Simpson

(Chief Creative Officer)

They obtained a masters from Warwick University. They were a creative project manager at Rough Hill, and worked for Action Aid for over 4 years. They co-found Rise Festival and Easol.

Diversity & Inclusion at Easol

Lisa (Simpson)

  • There is an open forum for you to have your say in what we do and how we do it. We empower our team to share their ideas!
  • Employees of all backgrounds and physical abilities will be supported by us in every way possible to thrive.