Spanish martech startup QaShops was acquired by French ecommerce group Vente Privee

Spanish martech startup QaShops has been sold by the venture capital firm Axon Partners Group to the French ecommerce giant Vente Privee. The transaction amount was not disclosed. The startup had previously raised €1 million in 2015 from Axon Partners and Bankinter CR, the investment arm of Bankinter. Based in Seville, QaShops specializes in multi-channel […]

Icelandic social gaming startup Teatime Games raises $9 million

Teatime Games, an Icelandic social gaming company, has raised a $7.5 million Series A funding round, along with a $1.6 million Seed round, both led by Index Ventures. The venture capital firm Atomico also participated in the Series A round. Guzman Diaz of Index Ventures, Mattias Ljungman of Atomico, and David Helgason, founder of Unity […]

Aircall secures $29 million in Series B financing to grow its cloud-based call centre software business

Aircall, a Paris startup that builds cloud-based call centre software, has raised $29 million in Series B funding to “reinvent the business phone”. The fresh round was led by Draper Esprit, with participation from Balderton Capital, NextWorld Capital, and eFounders. The latter French-Belgian startup studio gave birth to the company in 2014, and is steadily […]

German Anydesk raises €6.5 million Series A for its remote desktop app

Stuttgart, Germany-based AnyDesk, a startup that offers a remote desktop for workers, has raised €6.5 million in a Series A round. The round was led by EQT Ventures, with participation from angel investors Chris Hitchen and Andreas Burike. “The remote desktop experience people are used to can be frustrating - it was designed and optimised […]