Visma skyrockets with additional €3B, and over €6.3B for the European tech last week

Last week, we tracked over 85 tech funding deals worth over €6.3 billion, and over 25 exits, M&A transactions, and rumours; all alongside a host of related news stories across Europe.
Visma skyrockets with additional €3B, and over €6.3B for the European tech last week

Last week, we tracked over 85 tech funding deals worth over €6.3 billion, and over 25 exits, M&A transactions, and rumours; all alongside a host of related news stories across Europe.

We also published our Annual Report containing industry deep dives and critical insights and revisiting some of the biggest trends in 2023.

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Until then, let's get you up to speed on everything that happened last week, including your handy .csv file allowing for an even more in-depth analysis. 

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Funding deals by amount

  • NORWAY: Visma's valuation skyrockets to €19B with new €3B investments
  • SWEDEN: Northvolt now takes in $1.2B convertible loan
  • UK: Octopus Energy raises €800M in funding
  • ITALY: Investor EIP pumps €500 million into Eni's Plenitude for renewable energy growth
  • UK: Fintech Updraft closes a £272M debt and equity round
  • GERMANY: Equitix and Keppel Infrastructure Trust (KIT) invest €160M in Enpal
  • FRANCE: Absolute Capital Partners provides Unlimitd with a €100M boost to accelerate European growth
  • DENMARK: Open podcast platform Podimo raises €44 million, sets sights on profitability
  • SWEDEN: Exeger secures €35M loan from the EIB for Powerfoyle self-charging cells
  • GERMANY: Link11 raises €26.5M investment for patented DDoS protenction
  • FRANCE: Sweetch Energy bags €25M to accelerate the global deployment of osmotic energy
  • IRELAND: LUMA Vision raises €20M to advance cardiac imaging technology
  • GERMANY: Jolt Capital, Bayern-Kapital and Co. are investing €20M in Evum Motors
  • PORTUGAL: Unbabel raises €19.5M in a new investment round
  • PORTUGAL: Bizay raises €18M to digitise $850B customisation industry
  • NETHERLANDS: Cleantech firm SolarDuck bags €15M for its offshore floating solar power tech
  • UK: Digital ID firm Yoti scores £12.5M debt funding from HSBC
  • GERMANY: Kipu Quantum received €10.5M investment
  • GERMANY: Blickfeld received €7.5M investment
  • POLAND: Fintech Wealthon raises €7.4M from funds and debt financing
  • UK: Fiat Republic scores €6.4M and secures EMI licence from De Nederlandsche Bank
  • SPAIN: Green Eagle Solutions secures €6M for AI-powered renewable energy automation
  • ICELAND: DTE raises $6M in extended investment round for real-time intelligence from liquid metals
  • LATVIA: Medtech startup Sentante secures €6M for its teleoperated robotics
  • SWITZERLAND: GenAI fintech Unique raises additional €5.9M
  • UK: Labrys Technologies closed a $5.5M seed round
  • GERMANY: Siblings Oetker Beteiligungen and the family office Zimmermann Invest are investing €4.5M in EmmySoft
  • SPAIN: V2C raises an investment round of €4M led by Mutua Madrileña
  • SWITZERLAND: Sports app Muuvr raises €3.8M
  • FRANCE: Kosmik raises $3.7M seed funding for desktop redesign
  • GERMANY: Suena raises €3M to become the go-to trading-as-a-service platform for energy storage
  • NETHERLANDS: Industrial edge platform Helin raises €3M seed round for seamles edger analytics
  • SWITZERLAND: ETH spin-off Unbound Potential received €3M investment
  • UK: Fyde Treasury raises $3.2M in seed funding
  • ITALY: Vitesy, a startup against food waste, closes a €3.2M round
  • SWITZERLAND: Fintech Payrexx collects €2.6M
  • TURKEY: Cyber security company Brandefense received an investment of $2.75M
  • GERMANY: UltiHash raises $2.5M pre-seed funding for sustainable data storage
  • PORTUGAL: Inductive achieves €2.25M in an investment round
  • POLAND: Quesma's novel database gateway raises $2.3M pre-seed funding
  • DENMARK: AI startup Proemial raises €2M to democratize cutting edge scientific knowledge
  • NETHERLANDS: Monitoring & inspection service provider Orbital Eye secures €2M
  • SPAIN: Crescenta raises €3.5M in Spain's largest fintech pre-seed round
  • NETHERLANDS: Motorhome information provider Campercontact bags €2M for European expansion
  • TURKEY: Dataroid received a $2M investment
  • SWITZERLAND: Centi closes €1.8M to advance blockchain based micropayments and financial inclusion
  • NETHERLANDS: Bubty secures $1.9M seed funding for better freelance recruitment and management
  • FRANCE: Flexliving raises €1.6M to reinvent corporate housing
  • ITALY: Algor Education collects €1.4M
  • NORWAY: BRUDELI raises €1.3M to put the first Powerhybrid truck on the road
  • ITALY: End of space year for OhmSpace which closes a €1.2M round
  • DENMARK: AI-powered feedback management platform Magic Feedback raises €1.2 M
  • GERMANY: Business angels are investing €1.2M in proSports.Zone
  • LATVIA: Naco Technologies secures €1.2M in a pre-Series A round
  • UK: Elbow Beach Capital announce a further £1M investment in Munro Vehicles
  • UK: Vitt adds €1M to launch product that helps startups diversify and earn a return on their idle cash
  • SPAIN: Guppy gets €1M through the Regional Promotion Society
  • NETHERLANDS: Boat rental platform Tubber secures €1M to sail beyond the Dutch shore
  • UK: Imaginario AI secures €900,000 pre-seed to bring the power of AI to video content
  • UK: Peach Worlds raises $540,000 in pre-seed funding
  • SPAIN: Beder achieves €490,000 in its first round of financing
  • SPAIN: HolaPepa closes a new investment round of €485,000
  • SPAIN: ElAbogado raises €350,000 in an investment round
  • SWITZERLAND: Highr raises €346,000 to disrupt recruitment
  • ESTONIA: Aerospace company SKYCORP Technologies secures €305,000 in a pre-seed round
  • LATVIA: Exponential Technologies gets €280,000 from the Horizon Europe program
  • TURKEY: TürkTraktör invested €260,000 in agricultural technology startup Agrovisio
  • UK: Deep tech Siloton has closed £190,000 led by South East Angels
  • SWITZERLAND: Venture Kick awards askEarth €159,000
  • SWITZERLAND: Carrat Sàrl has been granted a convertible FIF seed loan of €106,000
  • SWITZERLAND: LaxiPed received grant of €53,000
  • SWITZERLAND: iSleep received €53,000 for developing an innovative device for monitoring brain activity during anesthesia and sleep
  • SWITZERLAND: Pneumoscope secured grant of €53,000
  • GERMANY: eCAPITAL and PwC Germany invest in OneKey
  • SWITZERLAND: CareerFairy receives undisclosed funding
  • GERMANY: The hotel operator HR Group is investing in Luca
  • HUNGARY: Food saving app Munch anounces Series A funding
  • NETHERLANDS: ASIF Ventures backs Dutch-based OASYS NOW
  • TURKEY: Artificial intelligence-supported room service startup Papyon Solutions received investment with a valuation of $6M
  • GERMANY: Vireo Ventures is investing an undisclosed sum in eco2grow
  • AUSTRIA: Business angels invested a seven-figure sum in Orderlion
  • NETHERLANDS: Mindshift Ventures backs Dutch software startup Trunkstar
  • TURKEY: Branchsight received investment from Arz Portföy's 4th Venture Capital Investment Fund
  • NETHERLANDS: Lightyear's solarEV innovation secures strategic investment from South Korean VCs
  • UK: TrustedHousesitters receives investment from Mayfair Equity Partners
  • GERMANY: AI-supported video surveillance platform promiseQ received investment from ExtraVallis and APY Ventures

Exits and M&A activity

  • GERMANY: IBM to acquire Software AG's super iPaaS business for €2.13B
  • UK: Keywords Studios acquires The Multiplayer Group from Improbable Worlds for $97.1M
  • GERMANY: The Berlin travel company HomeToGo takes over the majority of KMW Reisen
  • GERMANY: The Platform Group is now completely taking over MöbelFirst
  • SWITZERLAND: Proteomedix acquired by US company
  • POLAND: Czech-founded KKCG acquires Avenga, an IT platform with a large office in Ukraine
  • CZECH REPUBLIC: Czech company UltimateSuite gets acquired by ServiceNow
  • GERMANY: The investment company Rivean Capital is acquiring the Dortmund data and analytics company Dataciders
  • GERMANY: The Bertelsmann Investments offshoot Embrace is taking over the Giessen-based company milch & zucker
  • GERMANY: The two ConTech startups Roobeo and Inpera are merging and will in future operate under the name Conpur
  • GERMANY: Funke Digital takes over the Berlin job app Truffls
  • UK: Accenture acquires Redkite
  • SWITZERLAND: Eventfrog acquires the Eventbooster promotion platform
  • UKRAINE: Global BPO company Helpware acquires eTeam
  • SWITZERLAND: IT infrastructure developer Dätwyler IT Infra takes over Seabix
  • GERMANY: Accenture acquires Alcohol
  • POLAND: Latvian Digital Mind acquires 100% stake in Polish EIP Dynamics
  • ICELAND: Iceland's Exmon Software is acquired by Danish TimeXtender
  • UK: Matches Fashion acquired by Frasers Group
  • UK: Kraken acquires Sennen to enhance renewable energy asset management
  • GERMANY: Gymondo's parent Company 7NXT expands into mindfulness with 7Mind acquisition
  • NETHERLANDS: Olsam Group acquires Dwarfs
  • GERMANY: The Dutch MarTech company Spotler Group is taking over the Berlin customer intelligence service CrossEngage
  • GERMANY: The private equity company Vendis Capital is taking over the Mannheim-based food startup BitterLiebe
  • GERMANY: The yoga company Yagom is taking over the digital Berlin yoga studio Akira

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