And we’re off. The first financing round in European tech that we recorded in 2016 is a relatively sizeable one: Berlin-based Movinga, which bills itself as Germany’s first online relocation company (more on that below), has raised $25 million from Index Ventures, according to Deutsche Startups. The company had earlier raised a €6 million funding […]
Italian startup ClouDesire raises €600,000
Jaime Novoa shines a light on Mitula Group, a Madrid, Spain-based vertical search engine and classifieds aggregator that went public in Australia earlier this year.
Vinted, a Vilnius, Lithuania-based e-commerce startup that’s been seeing a lot of interest in its peer-to-peer marketplace for secondhand fashion items, has raised $27 million in Series C funding in a round led by international media company Hubert Burda Media. VC firms Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners also participated in the round, which brings […]
Amsterdam-based StuDocu, better known in The Netherlands under its original name, StudeerSnel, has scored €1.35 million in seed funding from local VC Peak Capital and Berlin-based Point Nine Capital to expand internationally. StuDocu is an edtech startup that basically enables students to study faster and more efficiently, by providing them with an online platform on […]
Swiss ICT provider Swisscom has acquired a majority stake in Mila, a sharing economy startup based in Zurich, Switzerland, for an undisclosed price. Swisscom was already quite familiar with Mila, which basically enables users to discover, book and pay for local services from other customers and small businesses online, having partnered with the startup two […]
Relatively under the radar, Schibsted Group has been building a network of online marketplaces around the world. It’s now ramping up hiring tremendously.