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Melbourne, Australia – Café review app and website Beanhunter today announced the successful completion of a $500,000 funding round. Participants in the round include PC Tools founder and major backer of Freelancer.com, Simon Clausen, through Startive Ventures, and ex iPrimus head Campbell Sallabank through XSallarate, who also advised on the investment round.

Beanhunter CEO James Crawford said “It is great to have the support and ongoing participation of such experienced entrepreneurs. Our strategy is to use this funding to continue enhancing our platform to accelerate the growth of our community of coffee lovers while driving new business to our café partners.”

“We are proud to be the international specialist in coffee and café reviews. Currently the app and site have over 1.3M monthly user sessions, 14,000 cafes listed globally and 100,000 reviews – with this funding we plan to grow this dramatically,” continued Crawford.