Dan Taylor

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Rockstart AgriFood fund closes at €22+ million

Exceeding their final target, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Bogota-based investor Rockstart has closed its AgriFood fund at €22+ million.  Vaekstfonden’s Green Future Fund and longtime Rockstart supporters Marcel Beemsterboer, Jasper de Rooij, Hans Maltha all continued their investments in the project. New investors include Joke Pronk and dairy cooperative Arla Foods. This healthy new harvest of funds […]

London’s event ticketing platform FIXR raises £6.5 million, poised to welcome Britain back to the dancefloor

Digital events and ticketing platform challenger FIXR has closed a Series A funding round topping out at £6.5 million and has announced a significant partnership with REKOM UK, the country’s largest nightclub operator. The round saw participation from the FSE Group, Armajaro Holdings, Smith and Williamson, and the Carlisle Commerce Group.  No specific details were […]

Oslo-based hybrid games platform PortalOne raises $15 million

PortalOne, the Oslo-based hybrid games platform, has raised $15 million in an oversubscribed seed round. The funding saw a bevvy of investors lining up to hand over capital including European VC firms Talis Capital, Seedcamp, and SNÖ Ventures, as well as U.S.-based funds including Peter Theil’s Founders Fund, TQ Ventures, Coatue Management, Signia Venture Partners, […]

Parisian automated spend management solution Expensya raises $20 million

Expensya, the Paris-based automated spend management solution for businesses has raised $20 million. The financing was supported by MAIF Avenir and Silicon Badia with existing investors ISAI and Seventure also contributing. The fresh funding is expected to accelerate the company’s R&D efforts as well as increase the headcount, with plans to add over 100 new […]

Lachen, Switzerland-based mobile payment solution Bluecode lands €20 million

Swiss mobile payment solution provider Bluecode has received a €20 million investment with the Hopp Family Office leading the round. And that’s Hopp as in Dietmar Hopp, one of the five founders of SAP. Bluecode reports, “existing long term capital investors, who are all well-known European business and financing figures, are participating in the current […]