‘Marvel is democratizing design and empowering everyone to be involved in the
process. We are lowering the barrier to getting started in design and making it
much easier for people to work collaboratively’, said Murat Mutlu co-founder of
Marvel is a prototyping, alliance app and has raised £4 million in series A
funding round which is led by BGF ventures. Prior investors include Connect
ventures, index ventures, and Inreach ventures, have also participated in this
round. The investment pursues Marvel’s current acquisition of Pop which is a
prototyping tool and has expanded the firm’s international base.
As per Murat Mutlu, ‘ The recent acquisition of pop and our successful fundraising
give us an opportunity to make huge strides in bringing Marvel to even more
people’. This London-based firm will utilize these funds to construct its sales and
customer service teams. This money will also pick up the pace of product
development and expand into new markets. Marvel’s main aim is to help
employees make more intelligent decisions about their savings and improving
financial well-being in the labor force.
Led by Breden Moore, Murat Mutlu and Jonathan Siao, the company was founded
in 2013, offers design and prototyping podium for people to turn their
sketches and images into realistic prototypes and get the feedback without having
coding skills. As per the company, the platform has over 1 million registered users
mostly in UK and US. The company claims that it has seen just about 35000 new
users signing up every month. This application is prompt becoming the go to
prototyping tool in tech and other industries. Marvel believes that it has also
changed the way teams distribute their work to clients and stakeholders by
creating PowerPoint presentations for showcasing designs.