PlusDental, German-born telemedicine startup focused on dentistry, has landed a €32 million funding round led by Hong Kong-based Ping An Global Voyager Fund. Existing investors HV Holtzbrinck Ventures and Lakestar also participated in the round, and so did Christian Wegner, founder of the Berlin-based “re-commerce” platform Momox. Founded in 2017 and formerly known as Sunshine […]
Hamburg-based startup Sympatient, creator of a virtual reality-based psychotherapy treatment for anxiety disorders, has raised €1.6 million in seed funding. The round was led by investiere and joined by Investitions- und Förderbank Hamburg IFB and business angels. The health tech company claims to offer the world’s first CE-certified digital anxiety therapy that works at home. […]
In today’s special episode, listen to a few fragments of a panel discussion about the VC landscape in Europe, organised by Nastasya Savina in early May. The participants, including our own Robin Wauters, discussed the changes in the industry related to the COVID-19 crisis and shared actionable advice for fundraising startups.
Decibel, a London-based customer experience analytics platform, has raised a $40 million Series B round led by Perwyn, a family fund in the UK. The round also includes an initial investment of $17 million from Draper Esprit, Eight Roads Ventures and Ventureforgood. The company has raised $54 million to date. The platform measures the “digital […]
London-based Meniga, a fintech company that provides digital banking solutions to large banks, has raised €8.5 million in strategic investments from French banking group Groupe BPCE, Portugal’s Grupo Crédito Agrícola and long-standing strategic partner UniCredit. Velocity Capital, Industrifonden and Frumtak Ventures also participated in the round. Commenting on the new investors, CEO and co-founder Georg […]
Finnish edtech startup Kide Science has raised €1.5 million of seed funding to focus on global expansion, particularly in Asia. The round was led by Sparkmind.vc, which is investing from its recent €40 million fund dedicated to the edtech sector. “Kide Science stands out because of its very strong pedagogical proposition,” says Kai Talas of […]
Dutch fintech startup Floryn, an online lending market for small and medium-sized enterprises, has raised €9 million from Endeit Capital, supported by existing investors such as Peak Capital. While some of the funding will go to product development, the majority will go to domestic and international expansion. In a press release, Floryn says demand for […]