Munich-based 42CAP closes a €50 million seed fund for B2B startups

42CAP, a Munich-based VC firm, has closed its second €50 million seed fund. The investors in the fund include the European Investment Fund (EIF), the German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW Capital), Isomer Capital, as well as other private investors and business angels. Closing of the new fund will allow the firm to “lead seed investments […]

Dutch business process mapping startup ValueBlue raises €2 million

Utrecht-based data insight startup ValueBlue has landed €2 million in funding from Newion. The company plans to use the cash to strengthen its presence in the Benelux and North America. ValueBlue’s main product is BlueDolphin, a SaaS collaboration platform that can help “map the digital landscape and business processes of organizations,” it said in a […]

Investment bank GP Bullhound has closed its latest tech fund at €113 million

GP Bullhound, the technology advisory and investment firm born (and still very active) in Europe, has announced the final close of its latest tech fund at 113 million euros to continue backing companies with traction in the software, marketplace, fintech and entertainment sectors. The firm, which was founded back in 1999 and has invested in […]

Tech.eu Podcast #50: Post-Brexit, Partech's new fund, Speedinvest and Amodo, interview with iZettle and Tech Open Air raises cash

Tech.eu Podcast #122: Battery production news, urban farming in Europe, the future of tech and competition policy, interview with Matthew Williams of The Faraday Grid, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the lots of money going into battery production, the current state of urban farming in Europe, the future of the EU’s tech and competition policy, smart enough city, and much more. We’ve also prepared a pre-recorded interview with Matthew Williams, founder of The Faraday Grid.