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Food distribution platform Collectiv Food raises £12 million

Looking to meet the needs of the cities of tomorrow, London-based sustainable food supply chain provider Collectiv Food has raised £12 million. The startup is taking on a centuries-old industry that’s been slow to innovate and is essentially cutting out the middleman, delivering direct from producers to kitchens. The influx of new capital will help […]

Speedinvest closes second marketplace and consumer fund at €60 million

Early-stage VC firm Speedinvest has announced the final close of its second specialist marketplaces and consumer fund at €60 million, €10 million over the initial target. The fund is aimed specifically at European B2B and B2C marketplaces that demonstrate strong network effects. While not specifically mentioned in this fund, Speedinvest typically cuts seed-stage cheques in […]

Norwegian data centres provider Green Mountain snapped up by Azrieli Group for €722 million

Stavanger, Norway-based server farm operator Green Mountain has been acquired by Azrieli Group for approximately €722 million. Through the acquisition, Tel Aviv-based Azrieli Group gains a significant foothold in the European market. Green Mountain was incorporated in 2009 and focuses on the building and operation of 100% renewable energy-powered centres that are then leased to […]

Swiss PropTech PriceHubble raises $34 million

Zurich-based property valuations and market insights platform PriceHubble has raised $34 million in a Series B round. The startup provides AI analytics and data services for the residential estate sector. With the fresh funding PriceHubble aims to accelerate further growth and international expansion. Founded in 2016, PriceHubble provides customers a series of actionable analytics via […]

Tencent aims to acquire UK games developer Sumo Group for £919 million

Add another gaming acquisition to Tencent’s seemingly endless shopping spree, as the Chinese giant has announced its intentions to acquire Sheffield, England-based Sumo Group for £919 million. In November of 2019, Tencent bought an 8.75% minority stake in Sumo, and if approved by shareholders, would see complete ownership transfer to the Shenzhen-based company. London Stock […]

Social data platform Citibeats raises €2 million

Barcelona-based social data platform Citibeats has raised €2 million in a new funding round. The startup develops AI solutions that use unstructured data to identify social trends and can deliver early warnings on critical issues. Through data privacy and bias reduction algorithms, the startup is targeting governments, multilateral organisations, and private companies. To date, Citibeats […]

Sweden’s Doktor.se raises €29.5 million from Tencent in advance of IPO

Stockholm-based digital healthcare provider Doktor.se has secured €29.5 million in funding from Tencent Holdings. This funding is an extension to a round announced back in May that saw the firm take home €50 million. Including this extension, Doktor.se has garnered approximately €160.5 million in funding. Founded in 2016, Doktor.se is the second most downloaded doctor […]