Robin Wauters

Co-founder and editor-in-chief of, with previous stints at The Next Web and TechCrunch under his belt. Deeply in love with his family, technology, traveling and Belgian beer.

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Digitail raises seed funding to bring veterinary practices up to digital speed

It’s a small round of financing but a fascinating premise: Digitail has raised €220,000 in seed funding to boost the development of its software for veterinary practices and a ‘digital health card’ for pets. The funding round comes from accelerator Fast Track Malmo (one of the co-founders, Ruxandra Pui, is based in the Swedish city), […]

German privacy tech startup Usercentrics raises millions in Series A funding for its ‘consent management platform’

Munich, Germany-based SaaS startup Usercentrics aims to create an entirely new infrastructure for user consent across data architectures. To do that, and to scale globally, the company today announced the closing of a new Series A investment – a “multi-million fundraising round” – from ALSTIN Capital with participation from existing investors Cavalry Ventures and Reimann […]

Berlin proptech startup Wunderflats has secured €8 million in funding

Berlin, Germany-based Wunderflats, which helps people find furnished apartments for rent, has secured €8 million in funding to supports its growth. This funding round happened last week but flew largely under the radar. The investment round comes from Proptech1 Ventures and prior backers, including Creathor Venture, ‘VC Fonds Kreativwirtschaft der IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft’ and Axel Springer. […]

UK fintech startup Landbay inks £1 billion funding agreement for its buy-to-let mortgage marketplace

Landbay, a UK-based specialist marketplace lending platform for residential buy-to-let mortgages, has signed a £1 billion (€1.1 billion) funding agreement with a large, unnamed institutional investor (via UKTN). The deal to finance mortgages on its platform will help the property-focused fintech company to significantly grow its buy-to-let lending over the next two years, Landbay says. […]

German fintech startup BITA raises €1.25 million to bolster its indexation software

Frankfurt, Germany-based financial technology startup BITA has scored €1.25 million in seed funding to boost the development of its software for financial indexation and systematic investing, and to accelerate its sales efforts. The capital injection comes from German early-stage investment Futury Ventures, BeneLux-based VC firm Volta Ventures and Belgian investor Michel Akkermans (though his Pamica […]

SevenVentures makes big bet on plus-size retailer Navabi in ‘media for equity’ deal

SevenVentures, the investment arm of the media conglomerate ProSiebenSat.1 Group, has received equity in online retailer for plus-size fashion Navabi, in exchange for media exposure that the former says will represent a “double-digit million” amount. All previous investors at Navabi, including Index Ventures and Verdane, remain on board. Navabi is using the round to achieve […]