Linz, Austria-based low-code automation software maker FireStart has secured €4 million in Series A funding from VC firms Paua Ventures (Berlin) and Capital300 (Vienna). It has also brought on board a trio of notable angel investors: Charlie Songhurst, the former head of strategy for Microsoft, Dr. Paul Achleitner, the former Chairman of the Supervisory Board […]
A fledgling French identity verification tech startup that goes by the name of ubble has raised seed funding from Partech and Breega to the total tune of €10 million and scored a partnership with Bpifrance to spur growth. The company intends to hire 15 additional people by the end of this year. Founded in 2018 […]
Cazoo, the used-car sales platform, has reached ‘unicorn’ status after raising a little over $31 million (£25 million) at a $1 billion+ valuation to spur growth. Cazoo closed a £100 million round earlier this year, and this round brings its total raised to £200 million in a short time. In fact, the company was founded […]
Swile, a French fintech startup that offers digital solutions for employee rewards and benefits through a custom card and app, has raised a whopping €70 million in a funding round led by Index Ventures, with new investor Large Venture – a Bpifrance VC fund – and prior backer Idinvest participating. Founded in 2018 by Loïc […]
Israeli health tech startup Agamon has raised $3 million in funding from MMC Ventures, InHealth Ventures, Seedcamp and Bayer G4A to help hospitals improve its processes by transforming clinical text into structured data. Agamon offers AI software that it says can train hospital computers to ‘read’ and interpret the particular language used by doctors, which […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, like the EU’s new investigations into some of Apple’s practices and Wirecard’s missing billions. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Moray Wright, CEO of Parkwalk Advisors, one of the UK’s leading growth fund managers.
These were the 10 European tech stories this week