Israeli VAT recovery startup VATBox raises $20 million

Israeli VAT recovery company VATBox has raised $20 million. The investment was led by Target Global Fund, with participation from existing investors Viola Private Equity and other private investors. The company plans to use the new funding to expand internationally.

Finland’s TactoTek receives investment from car parts maker Faurecia

Finland’s TactoTek, designers of injection molded structural electronics, has received an investment from French automotive parts manufacturer Faurecia. The company declined to comment on how much Faurecia has invested but stated that its total funding now stands at $20 million. It has previously raised a $1.9 million seed round from Conor Ventures and received a […]

Electric car charge point provider POD Point raising £9 million

The UK’s POD Point, a provider of electric car charging stations, is raising £9 million in fresh funding to fund its expansion across Europe. The funding is a mix of VC investment and equity crowdfunding. Draper Esprit and Barclays Capital have invested £5 million and £2 million respectively with £550,000 coming from angel investors. A […]

UK-based online travel agent Blue Bay Travel raises £6.5 million

UK-based Blue Bay Travel, an online travel agent , has received a £6.5 million investment from the private equity firm LDC. Blue Bay Travel specialises in holidays to the Caribbean, Mexico and Indian Ocean and provides holidays to more than 16,500 passengers per year, and saw a 31% increase in bookings in 2016.

Deutsche Börse Group joins €131.5 million Digital+ Partners fund

Financial services giant Deutsche Börse Group has joined the €131.5 million Digital Growth Fund I from Munich-based Digital+ Partners. The fund is targeting growing B2B software companies in Germany with established business models and revenues between €5-25 million. The fund will invest an average of €20-30 million, over several tranches, per company. Deutsche Börse Group […]