These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
Swiss fintech startup Numbrs has just raised more than €36 million ($40 million) for its app that enables users to manage their existing bank accounts in one place, to buy financial products and make savings with the use of machine learning. According to the company, that allegedly counts 50 individuals and families among its investors, […]
German startup eyecandylab that brings augmented reality to video, has raised a €1.35 million seed round led by Band of Angels, with participation from LG Technology Ventures and a number of angel investors. The fresh capital will be used to accelerate the development of the startup’s platform augmen.tv as well as to scale its operations […]
TravelLocal, the Bristol-based B2C online marketplace for tailor-made holidays has announced that Channel 4, the British TV broadcaster, has just invested in the company, via its Commercial Growth Fund. Channel 4 joins existing investment funds, Active Partners and Gresham House Ventures, in backing the business. Founded in 2016 by Tom Stapleton, Huw Owen, and Mark […]
DataHawk Technologies, a French tech company that develops a self-service software solution to help brands and retailers increase their sales and margins on Amazon, has raised €1.2 million in seed financing led by Axeleo Capital, with the participation of business angels. This financing round will give DataHawk enough resources to accelerate its growth, expand the […]
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TriEye, whose Short-Wave-Infra-Red (SWIR) sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its Series A round, led by Intel Capital, to $19 million with an investment from the German car manufacturer Porsche. The additional funding will be used for ongoing product development and operations, as well as team growth. Founded in […]