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Berlin-based procurement proptech Cosuno raises $15 million in Series A round

Berlin’s construction project efficiency platform Cosuno, has raised $15 million in a Series A round led by Spark Capital. The round also saw participation from SIGNA via APIC Investments, PERI and existing investor Cherry Ventures. Angel Investors including Hakan Koç, Christian Bertermann, Johannes Reck, Carsten Thoma, Nicolaus Schefenacker, Julius Köhler and David Nothacker also participated. […]

Paris-based application performance monitoring tool Blackfire acquired by Platform.sh

Parisian makes-your-app-run-faster service Blackfire has received intent to be acquired by crosstown friend, web and app scaling services provider Platform.sh. No staffing changes are planned, and Blackfire CEO and founder Fabien Potencier will join the Platform.sh executive team. Financial details of the deal were undisclosed. “With this acquisition Platform.sh furthers our vision that organizations should […]

Edinburgh-based smart home security firm Boundary raises £3.7 million in seed round

Edinburgh’s smart home security startup Boundary has secured £3.7 million in a seed funding round. £1.5 million of this raise arrives via Skyscanner co-founder Gareth Williams. The remaining £2.2 million is provided by existing Boundary shareholders Scottish Enterprise and Equity Gap. This is Williams’ biggest angel investment to date, and now brings the startup’s total […]

Dublin-based agrifood tech fund The Yield Lab Europe announces (almost) €50 million raise at second close

Dublin-based The Yield Lab Europe has announced almost €50 million at the second close of its agrifood tech fund. The fund, which focuses on seed and Series A startup investments in Ireland and Europe, welcomes new investors including the European Investment Fund through the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), Invest-NL, Allied Irish Banks, and […]

Lisbon-based autonomous technology provider Sensei and Continente launch Europe’s first autonomous store, “apart from two others recently opened by a US retailer in the UK”

In conjunction with Continente, Portugal’s largest food retailer, Lisbon’s autonomous store builder Sensei is opening its doors to the public today. As per the press release, “This is the first autonomous store to open in Europe, apart from two others recently opened by a US retailer in the UK.” Read: Amazon Go. The store, dubbed […]