Annie Musgrove


Neo-bank Bnext raises $25 million, Spain’s largest fintech Series A

Bnext, Spain’s leading mobile-first neo-bank, closed a $25 million funding round, the largest Series A awarded to a Spanish fintech company thus far. The round was led by DN Capital, Redalpine, and Speedinvest, with support from existing investors Founders Future and Mexico-based Cometa. Since its launch in early 2018, Bnext has become the leading neo-bank […]


Munich-based wealthpilot gets €2.6 million to automate, personalise, democratise wealth management

Munich-based wealthpilot, a digital solution for financial advisors, has raised €2.6 million from new and existing investors, including Bayern Kapital, the venture capital organization of Bavaria. The fintech startup’s hybrid approach to wealth management combines personalized advice with software-as-a-service (SaaS), allowing customers to bring their personal advisory services into the 21st century. Such customers include […]


New pan-Nordic venture Mainframe Industries joins the game with €2 million seed

Mainframe Industries, a pan-Nordic game venture with studios in Helsinki and Reykjavik, launched today with a €2 million seed round from early-stage tech and gaming investors such as Maki.vs, Play Ventures, Crowberry Capital, and Sisu Game Ventures. Thirteen veteran game developers bound together to create Mainframe Industries, with a shared mission to create the first […]

Pitch launches invite-only beta as it raises an extra $30 million

Pitch, a collaborative presentation software from the creators of Wunderlist, is now available to select companies and teams. Thrive Capital invested $30 million in the new company, extending its original support for Wunderkind to the creators’ new venture. This investment comes just a year after a $19 million round from Index Ventures, BlueYard, Slack, and […]


Grover gets €41 million to take tech rental global

Berlin-based Grover, an electronics rental company and subscription service, secured new funding that is a mix of equity investors and debt capital. The €11 million equity is led by Augmentum Fintech, with support from existing investors coparion, Circularity Capital, Main Incubator (of Commerzbank Group), and Samsung Next. The €30 million debt is an addition to […]


Berlin-based jobpal gets €2.5 million to transform corporate recruiting with its AI chatbot

jobpal has announced €2.5 million in funding from InReach Ventures, an AI-powered VC fund investing in early-stage European startups, and Acadian Ventures, a new early-stage VC firm founded by Jason Corsello, ex-CEO of Cornerstone.  In an age when AI is making customer interactions more intuitive and user-centric, the world of recruitment is getting its own upgrade. […]