French SaaS startup Sellsy raises €7 million to expand internationally

French sales management software company Sellsy has raised €7 million from services firm SofiOuest to begin internationalising. The new funds will first be used to bolster the company’s position in France (where it currently has around 3,200 customers using its SaaS product) before expanding internationally. It is considering opening its first office outside of France, […]

Belgian marketing platform Qualifio raises €3 million Series A round

Marketing tech startup Qualifio has announced a Series A round of €3 million from Volta Ventures and Société Régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie (SRIW), the investment arm of the Walloon Region government in Belgium. The SaaS-based interactive marketing and data collection platform is used for creating marketing content and analysing the data it generates. Its clients […]

Portugal’s Unbabel raises $23 million for its AI translation tool

Translation tool Unbabel has raised $23 million from several investors including Scale Venture Partners, Microsoft Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Samsung NEXT, Notion Capital, Caixa Capital, and Funders Club. Unbabel was founded in Portugal and is now based in San Francisco after it graduated from Y Combinator. The company develops software using AI for analysing and translating […]

what3words announces backing from Daimler and integration with Mercedes-Benz

what3words, the London-based digital mapping startup, has announced that it has secured investment from automotive giant Daimler, which is taking a 10% stake. No other figures were disclosed. what3words is an alternative geocoding service that has divided the world into 57 trillion squares of three metres, and attributed three words to each square using its […]

UK fintech platform Goji gets backing from AXA and Anthemis

Goji, a platform for direct lending investment products, has announced a Series A funding round from AXA Strategic Ventures, the insurance firm’s investment arm, and Anthemis; however no figures for the investment were disclosed. The London-based company will invest the “multi-million pound” funding in further product development, such as in its Diversified P2P Lending Bond, […]

France’s StaffMe raises €3 million to connect companies with temp workers

StaffMe, a startup that connects employers with temporary staff, has raised €3 million in a Series A round from Turenne Capital and M Capital Partners. Its algorithms connect workers with available temporary work posts in areas like sales, administrative tasks, events, and logistics. “What we are doing is very special in France because we’re the […]