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.

Contact this author

Paris-founded HR and payroll startup PayFit secures €70 million

French HR tech startup PayFit has landed €70 million in a funding round led by Eurazeo and Bpifrance, with participation from prior investors Accel, Frst, and Xavier Niel. This capital injection brings the total amount raised by the company to €83 million. PayFit has developed a SaaS payroll and HR platform that’s focussed on the […]

Paris-based pizza robot startup Pazzi raises €10 million and plans to launch its first restaurant

French foodtech startup Pazzi has landed €10 million in a funding round led by the Singaporean investment fund Qualgro, with participation from Eutopia, Partech, and daphni. Founded in 2017, Pazzi is building robotic pizzaiolos in collaboration with chef Thierry Graffagnino, 3-time world champion of pizza. In September, the startup plans to open its first restaurant […]

Stockholm-based cryptocurrency startup Bitrefill raises $2 million

Swedish cryptocurrency startup Bitrefill has landed $2 million in a fiat funding round led by Coin Ninja, with participation from Charlie Lee, Fulgur Ventures, and Bnktothefuture. The startup expects to use the funding to expand its development and marketing teams. Bitrefill, which builds its products for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, states its mission as to help […]

British quantum computing software startup Riverlane lands £3.25 million

Cambridge-based quantum computing software developer Riverlane has secured £3.2 million in a funding round led by Cambridge Innovation Capital and Amadeus Capital Partners, with the participation of Cambridge Enterprise. The company plans to use the money to hire more quantum software researchers and computational physicists. Riverlane applies quantum computing to the simulation of microscopic systems. […]

Polish HR tech startup HCM Deck raises $3.2 million

Krakow-founded employee development platform HCM Deck has secured $3.2 million in a funding round led by mAccelerator, a VC fund of Poland’s mBank. The platform developed by HCM Deck allows organisation “to manage, automate, and analyse employee development in three key areas — learning, communication and feedback,” the startup said in a statement. It consists […]

Amsterdam-based car repair startup Fixico lands €7 million

Dutch online platform for car damage repair Fixico has secured €7 million in funding from Silicon Valley-based Autotech Ventures, with participation from existing investors Laurens Groenendijk and Orange Growth Capital. This round brings the total amount raised by Fixico to €14.3 million. The startup currently operates in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and South Africa, and […]

French legaltech startup Hyperlex raises €4 million

French contract management and analysis startup Hyperlex has secured a €4 million funding round led by Elaia, with participation from Axeleo Capital, ISAI Venture, and Kernel Investissements. Founded in 2017, Hyperlex is a SaaS solution for contract management and analysis for businesses. The company claims that it can save time for legal and purchasing departments, […]