Created barely four years ago, the Campsider start-up is revolutionizing outdoor sports with its marketplace of second-hand products, which are good for the wallet and the planet.
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[EN VIDÉO] Circular economy: give a second life to your electronic products
Soon it will be time for winter sports, wide open spaces in full harmony with nature. But how can you reconcile the pleasure of skiing with its porteporte-currency, especially for occasional equipment, and its desire to protect the planet? With l’circular economycircular economy to avoid overproduction and waste. This is the model that defends Campsider, a sort of Vinted of outdoor sports launched in 2020 by two French people. The start-up has just raised 2.1 million euros to further diversify its product ranges and become the European leader in the sector by 2029.
The advantages of price and quality
The platform now brings together a community of more than 150,000 members, 200,000 products available and 2 million visitors per year. If she made her name through skiing and cycling, she opened her horizons to hiking, but also to water sports and aerial sports such as paragliding. The reductions offered compared to new items can go up to 70% for second-hand outdoor equipment, selected and guaranteed. The big difference with other circular economy platforms: quality, since 80% of the products are in very good condition, and advice.
Even less impact on the environment
In mattermatter ecological impact, the start-up’s activities have already saved 500 tonnes of CO2. Campsider aims to go even further towards the summits ofecologyecology with the development of a delivery carpooling system. The idea is to offer members of the community who are on a delivery route the opportunity to take charge of the package and thus further reduce the impact on the environment.
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