StarLeaf, a cloud-based video conferencing platform, has raised $40 million in its first round of external capital. The funding comes from Highland Europe, Grafton Capital, and the company’s founders. The new funds will be used to grow the Cambridge company’s customer base and bolster its position in the European and North American markets while it […]
LoveCrafts, a social platform for crafts, has raised £26 million in a round led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) with participation from previous investors Balderton and Highland Europe. London-based LoveCrafts is an online community for makers to interact, buy supplies, and sell designs. With this new investment, which is one of the biggest in a […]
Highland Europe’s Scaling Businesses questionnaire invites European tech companies to share the challenges of scaling a business.
At the recent The Europas conference in London, we caught up with Fergal Mullen, one of the founders of late-stage technology investment firm Highland Europe.
JUNIQE, an online marketplace for curated art, has raised €14 million in a round led by Highland Europe with participation from Vorwerk Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, and Redalpine. The Berlin startup, launched in 2014, connects artists and sellers with buyers. The company experienced a year on year revenue growth of 500% in 2015 it said, with […]
Open source CRM platform Oro has closed a $12 million funding round from Highland Europe, which will be used to aid its growth and expansion in Europe.
Highland Europe has raised a new €332 million investment fund focused on growth-stage European tech startups. The European arm of Highland Capital Partners intends to invest between €10 and €30 million per deal. It has previously invested in Amsterdam’s WeTransfer and Germany’s Finanzcheck. The firm’s European partners Fergal Mullen, Laurence Garrett, Irena Goldenberg, Sam Brooks, […]