Slurp.co.uk - a leading online wine company headquartered in the UK – has announced the closing of its second round of financing. An undisclosed sum has been raised from venture capital fund Aspiration Capital alongside business angels and existing management.
The funds will be used for a major marketing campaign in 2008 and for the further development of the www.slurp.co.uk website. Slurp is also negotiating with a number of smaller producers about importing and marketing their wines into the UK.
Slurp Managing Director Paul Mitchell said:
"There is no question that people are increasingly looking for an alternative to mass produced, supermarket-style wines. And people love the convenience of shopping for their wine on the internet. This is why Slurp was founded.
The closure of our...