BookingBug, a London-based appointments booking platform, has raised $13.4 million in a Series C round from PeakSpan Capital and Downing Ventures. The platform allows businesses, like retailers and financial institutions, and public-sector agencies to manage their appointments with customers and partners and view data generated from that. The funds will be invested in further business […]
UK satellite startup Open Cosmos has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by BGF Ventures alongside LocalGlobe, Entrepreneur First, Taavet Hinrikus (Transferwise cofounder) and Charlie Songhurst (former head of corporate strategy at Microsoft). The company, which is based at the ESA Business Incubator in the UK and was founded through the Entrepreneur […]
UPDATE: The placement has concluded with Rocket Internet selling 12.2 million shares of HelloFresh at €12.30 a share, totalling a little above the target of €150 million. The transactions are expected to close on April 23. Startup builder Rocket Internet has announced that it will sell shares in meal kit delivery company HelloFresh for proceeds […]
infoShare, one of the biggest tech conferences in Central and Eastern Europe, takes place in Gdansk, Poland on May 22-23 at the AmberExpo.
Edtech startup Aula has secured $4.2 million in seed funding from Project A, Brighteye Ventures, Sunstone, and Nordic Makers. The startup is building a communication tool for university students – or a “digital campus” – with the Aula platform. According to the founders, Anders Krohn, Adrian Franklin, and Oliver Nicolini (all formerly of Oxford), the […]
OrderYOYO, a Danish startup developing software for online takeaway ordering, has announced a €5.4 million Series A round led by VF Venture, a branch of Denmark’s state investment fund, with participation from SEED Capital, Preben Damgaard, and Jesper Johansen. The company, which also has a base in London, builds a platform for restaurants to manage […]
Almost one year on from the introduction of the EU’s new roaming regulations, a study has found big discrepancies between the download speeds customers experience at home and when abroad. Last June, the EU finally passed its “roam like home” regulations that allow EU citizens to make calls and texts and use their data in […]