OLIO raises $2.2 million to help reduce food wastage

UK-based OLIO, a food sharing app for reducing food waste, has raised $2.2 million in funding from several investors. The app, which was launched in the UK last year by cofounders Tessa Cook and Saasha Celestial-One, is used by neighbours to share unwanted or unused food around the local community. OLIO’s Food Waste Heroes Programme […]

French money management startup Bankin’ raises €7 million

French fintech startup Bankin’, an app that facilitates money management, announced the closing of a third round of €7 million. The round was led by Omnes Capital, with participation from CommerzVentures, NewTech Generation and business angels. The company had already raised €1.4 million in 2015. The new investment brings the total raised to €8.4 million

Italian marketing tech startup Buzzoole raises $830,000 in convertible note

Italy’s Buzzoole, a big data-powered marketing platform, has raised $830,000 through a convertible note from Russian fund Impulse VC and Switzerland’s R301 Capital. The Naples-based startup intends to further its funding to about $1.6 million within the next 18 months with possibly more investors involved. Since founding in 2013, Buzzoole has opened offices in Rome […]