The UK-based Dawn, a VC firm that’s focusing on B2B software and fintech, has closed its new Opportunities Fund at $125 million. From this fund, Dawn plans to invest in Series C and later rounds of its portfolio startups and other European companies. The firm said that this fund “is backed by institutional and family […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the lots of money going into battery production, the current state of urban farming in Europe, the future of the EU’s tech and competition policy, smart enough city, and much more. We’ve also prepared a pre-recorded interview with Matthew Williams, founder of The Faraday Grid.
Raylo, a UK-founded startup that offers a subscription for iPhones, has officially launched and picked up £1.6 million in funding from Techstart Ventures and angel investors. The idea behind Raylo is to apply the subscription model to smartphones: for a monthly fee of £43.99, the customers can get the latest model of the iPhone and […]
Finnish food delivery service Wolt has just gobbled up a $130 million funding round led by ICONIQ Capital, with participation from existing investors 83North, EQT Ventures, Highland Europe, and Lifeline Ventures. Founded in 2014 in the Finnish capital, Wolt is a service that facilitates the delivery of food from local restaurants to customers in the […]
Berlin-based startup LemonOne has landed a growth funding round led by Acton Capital, with participation from existing investor Redalpine. The startup didn’t disclose the exact amount of money raised. LemonOne has built a photo shoot booking platform that connects clients to more than 6,000 freelance photographers and videographers across Europe. For freelancers, LemonOne takes care […]
London-founded travel booking startup Duffel has landed $21.5 million in a funding round from Benchmark, Blossom Capital, and Index Ventures. An interesting detail about the company, which has raised more than $25 million so far, is that it’s yet to make its product publicly available. Duffel, which was part of Y Combinator’s cohort in the […]
French professional photography platform Meero has landed $230 million in a funding round from Eurazeo, Prime Ventures, Avenir Growth, Global Founders Capital, Aglaé Ventures, Alven, White Star Capital, and Idinvest. This round comes less than a year after the startup’s previous $45 million capital injection and brings the total amount raised by the company to […]