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The fast food home delivery chain Vicio has closed a €17 million financing round, led by Iris Ventures, with the participation of footballers Leo Messi and Antoine Griezmann and Javier Rubió’s investment vehicles.

The company said in a statement on Tuesday that the funds will be used to accelerate its expansion and growth plan, increase its workforce and continue “its technological and product improvement work”.

Vicio co-CEO Alex Puig explained that this round “represents a validation” of the company’s approach and its business model and, in his words, allows it to take a leap forward.

The managing partner of Iris Ventures, Montse Suárez, has pointed out that Vicio is “a culturally relevant brand, with a personality that connects and unites its community”.

Currently, Vicio is present in Barcelona and Madrid – where it has 15 locations – and the company plans to expand its market to “the main Spanish cities”, and closed 2022 with a turnover of 20 million euros.