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Sweden’s self-serve advertising platform DanAds raises $5 million

Sollentuna, a suburb of Stockholm-based self serve advertising platform DanAds has raised $5 million and has appointed investor Anders Borg, Sweden’s former Minister for Finance, as Chairman of the Board. The round of funding was led by Wellstreet, and saw participation from individual investors Hugo Stenbeck, Jonas Sjögren, Johan Andersson and Alexander Hars. The fresh […]

Barcelona-based business travel platform TravelPerk raises $160 million in Series D round

Signaling investors’ confidence in the recovery of business travel (yes PLEASE!), Barcelona-based TravelPerk has raised $160 million in equity and debt funding in a Series D round. Led by Greyhound Capital, the round also saw participation from existing investors, although which investors were not specifically named. With this raise, TravelPerk tops out at a healthy […]

Finland-based augmented reality glasses maker Dispelix secures €10 million

Augmented reality glasses. Ah yes, who could forget the debacle that was Google Glass? I too wore a pair for a brief moment, and I’ll be honest, I was less than impressed. However, that doesn’t mean that fundamentally the technology doesn’t have huge potential. And this potential is exactly what Flashpoint Venture Debt Fund is […]

Dublin-based Manna drone delivery service raises $25 million in Series A round

Dublin’s drone delivery service Manna has raised $25 million in a Series A round and is pushing ahead with trials of its service in Galway, Ireland. The round was led by Draper Esprit, and saw participation from Lukasz Gadowski’s Team Europe, and DST Global partners (no DST Global funds were used), with existing investors Dynamo […]

Berlin-based financial services platform Finoa closes $22 million Series A round

Digital asset custody and financial services platform Finoa has closed a $22 million Series A round led by London’s Balderton Capital. Existing investors Coparion, Venture Stars, and Signature Ventures, as well as an undisclosed investor all participated. The funding is earmarked to further build out the company’s products and services as well as up the […]

London-based Taster gobbles up $37 million in Series B round

Taster, the London-based company behind a series of digital restaurant brands, has raised $37 million in a Series B round led by Octopus Ventures. The financing also saw participation from Rakuten as well as existing investors Battery Ventures, LocalGlobe, and Heartcore Capital. The funding is expected to expand the company’s presence across its three existing […]