The start-up Seaver, specializing in the development of connected objects for horse riding, has completed a funding round of 2 million euros. GO Capital, Normandie Participation, Crédit Agricole Normandie, Normandie Business Angels and Horse Angels participated in the operation. This was completed by Bpifrance and banking partners.
Founded in 2016 by Zakaria Antar and Pierre-Yves Lalo, Seaver has developed a connected strap to monitor horse performance and health. It gives riders, trainers and owners an overview of their horse, with information on heart and respiratory rate, the number of calories burned, the time spent at each gait or even the obstacle course reading. and the height of the jumps.
In horse riding, new players are appearing to digitize the sector. Among them, the Lille start-up Equisense has developed a connected sensor to measure the performance of horses.
The objectives of the Start-up
This funding should enable Seaver to accelerate its development to offer new connected objects in the horse riding sector. The start-up specifies that several products are being designed, in particular to improve the performance and health of horses. “This lift will allow us to continue the work started two years ago, the goal of which is to revolutionize the way we do horseback riding and take care of our horses.», Explains Zakaria Antar, co-founder of Seaver.
Seaver: the key data
Founders: Zakaria Antar and Pierre-Yves Lalo
The head office : Paris
Activity: connected objects for riding
Funding: 2 million euros in November 2017