Andrii Degeler

Journalist and podcast host based in the Netherlands. Covering all things technology since 2007 for Tech.eu, Engadget, TNW, Ars Technica UK, the Kyiv Post, and more.

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Dutch digital top-up startup Creative Group secures €22 million

Creative Group, a fintech startup headquartered in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, has landed a €22 million in funding from Prime Ventures, which was the sole investor in this round. Creative Group’s main focus is digital top-up in the areas like call credit, entertainment, and prepaid gaming cards. The company’s consumer-facing labels are Recharge.com and Rapido.com, while […]

French video indexing startup Newsbridge raises €1.5 million

Paris-based video indexing and analysis startup Newsbridge has landed a €1.5 million funding round led by Elaia. Newsbridge’s product is targeting journalists, audiovisual production companies, and digital rights holders. The company claims that it can reduce the production costs by 30 to 80 percent by providing a more efficient way of finding and selecting the […]

The UK-founded personalised supplement startup The Nue Co. raises $9 million

British-founded startup The Nue Co. that provides subscription-based meal supplements has landed $9 million in a funding round led by Waldencast, with participation from Unilever Ventures, Redo Ventures, and Columbia Care. The startup is currently headquartered in the US, with the UK being its biggest market. The company develops formulas that come in the form […]

London-based food discovery app nez raises £2 million

London-founded food and drinks discovery app nez has landed a £2 million funding round from several investors including Martin Robinson, chairman of Burger King UK. nez is an app that aggregates “hyperlocal, real-time offers in London,” namely is in Soho, Bank, Covent Garden, Holborn, Farringdon, Liverpool St, Old Street, St Paul’s and Chancery Lane. “I […]

Munich-based 42CAP closes a €50 million seed fund for B2B startups

42CAP, a Munich-based VC firm, has closed its second €50 million seed fund. The investors in the fund include the European Investment Fund (EIF), the German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW Capital), Isomer Capital, as well as other private investors and business angels. Closing of the new fund will allow the firm to “lead seed investments […]