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Moscow-based video-on-demand service IVI raises $250 million in Series D round

Moscow’s video-on-demand service IVI has raised $250 million in a Series D round led by VTB. Invest AG, and Millhouse also participated in the round, and existing investors Flashpoint Venture Capital, Baring Vostok, and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) also followed on. With this raise, VTB will become one of IVI’s largest shareholders, and […]

Spain’s Glovo goes on a shopping spree: snaps up three of Berlin-based Delivery Hero’s brands: foodpanda, Donesi, and Pauza for €170 million, picks up Slovenia’s Ehrana for dessert

Spanish mutli-category delivery platform Glovo has acquired two of Berlin-based Delivery Hero’s brands for €170 million. Ownership in Romania and Bulgaria’s foodpanda and Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Donesi, and Croatia’s Pauza will all soon change hands. It is expected that the deals in Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia will close within the […]

Paris-based customer experience SaaS Contentsquare raises $500 million in Series E round

Parisian customer experience platform Contentsquare has raised $500 million in a Series E round led by SoftBank Vision Fund. Existing investors Bpifrance, Canaan, BlackRock, Eurazeo, Highland Europe and KKR all participated in the round. As part of the deal Junichi Miyakawa, President of SoftBank Group International will join Contentsquare’s Board of Directors. The funding is […]

Stockholm’s omnichannel tool Sinch raises $1.1 billion in new share issue

Stockholm-based communications platform Sinch has raised $1.1 billion in a new share issue. The firm directed a share issue of 7,232,077 shares at kr1,300, raising approximately kr9.4 billion. The issue was oversubscribed and saw a large number of Swedish and international institutional investors scrambling to get in on the action. Previous investors Temasek and SoftBank […]

Israeli-founded spacetech Ramon raises $17.5 million in Series A round

Israel-founded space computing solutions maker Ramon has raised $17.5 million in a Series A round led by StageOne Ventures. WorldQuant Ventures, UMC Capital, and existing investor Grove Ventures also participated in the round. Ramon reports that the capital will be used to further develop the company’s space resilient super-computing systems. Founded in 2004, by Dov […]

Paris-based proptech Matera raises €35 million in Series B round, aims to become THE European residential building management provider

Parisian property tech startup Matera has raised €35 million in a Series B round led by Mubadala Capital. As with all things French, naturally, Bpifrance took part, alongside Burda Principal Investments. Existing investors Index Ventures and Samaipata also participated. Matera is reporting that the new capital will be used to fuel its European expansion with […]

UK digital triage provider eConsult Health phones one in, acquires Q Doctor

London-based digital triage provider eConsult Health has acquired cross-town, NHS doctor-founded friend, video consultation and SMS platform Q Doctor. The combined service will offer a seamless digital solution for GPs and patients and promises to give said GPs some duly deserved downtime via easier patient management and a priority system based on symptoms. The financials […]