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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Helsinki-based Silo.AI, which claims to be the largest private AI services provider in the Nordics, has raised €10 million in funding to build out its platform and expand its team. The cash, which Silo.AI says will be used to turn it into “the European flagship AI company”, comes from the Business Finland Growth Engine program […]
The UK-based Dawn, a VC firm that’s focusing on B2B software and fintech, has closed its new Opportunities Fund at $125 million. From this fund, Dawn plans to invest in Series C and later rounds of its portfolio startups and other European companies. The firm said that this fund “is backed by institutional and family […]
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.