Berlin-based wellness app actio raises over €10 million in seed funding

Healthy habits and wellness app actio has extended its seed round to over €10 million with a new investment from fellow Berlin-based firm Heal Capital, a healthtech VC. Back in December, the startup secured €8.5 million in funding from HV Capital and Cavalry Ventures. With actio’s app, users have access to coaches, live classes, training […]

Today in European Tech: AUTO1 goes public with a bang, Applovin buys Berlin’s Adjust, BigChange raises £75 million, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Shares in used-car trading platform AUTO1 raced ahead in their stock exchange debut on Thursday, as Germany’s first big IPO of the year was snapped up by tech-hungry investors. The shares opened in Frankfurt at 55 euros a share, valuing the nine-year-old Berlin startup at […]


Shell plans to buy Berlin-based electric vehicle charging startup ubitricity

Shell has announced it will acquire the entirety of ubitricity, a Berlin-based startup that has built a network of on-street chargers for electric cars. Subject to regulatory clearance, the deal is expected to close later this year. Founded in 2008, the German clean energy company has worked with local authorities to integrate EV charging into […]


Berlin’s APX drops its accelerator to focus on investing €55 million in early-stage startups

Berlin-based venture capital firm APX has secured additional funding from its two investors Axel Springer and Porsche, bringing its total investment potential to €55 million. The German firm also announced that it will no longer run its accelerator programme, pivoting to become a “very early-stage” investor. APX insists it’s still ‘not a typical VC’ because […]