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Kiel-based open-source developer platform Gitpod raises $13 million

Open-source developer platform Gitpod has raised $13 million from General Catalyst with participation from Speedinvest, Crane Venture Partners and Vertex Ventures. Used by more than 350,000 developers worldwide, Gitpod helps automate everything a developer needs in order to start coding. I.e. engineering teams no longer have to manually establish local dev environments, saving hours of […]

Berlin-based micro-mobility firm TIER acquires app maker Makery, establishes new tech hub in Budapest

Investing in and developing their presence in the CEE region, Berlin-based TIER has acquired Budapest’s app maker Makery. Financials were not disclosed. The acquisition of Makery will represent TIER’s largest tech-focused office outside of Berlin and London, and Budapest will serve as the tech hub of TIER’s planned expansion into Central and Eastern Europe later […]

Y Combinator-backed financial data collaboration platform Abacum raises $7 million in round led by Creandum

Barcelona-based real-time financial and operational data collaboration tool Abacum has raised $7 million in a round led by Creandum. Existing investors Y Combinator, PROFounders, and K-Fund also participated, as well as angel investors Justin Kan (Atrium and Twitch), Maximilian Tayenthal (N26), Thomas Lehrman (GLG), Avi Meir (TravelPerk), Jenny Bloom (Zapier), and Mike Asher ( Neo4j). […]