FenestraPro from Dublin raises €1.2 million for its building design software

Irish startup FenestraPro has landed €1.2 million in funding from Pi Labs, Enterprise Ireland, and US AEC software distribution firm Applied Software. FenestraPro’s range of products — add-ins for Autodesk Revit or a web-based platform — supposedly allow designing more energy efficient building façades. It’s already used by several major architectural firms like Aecom, Gensler, and […]

UK-founded image-based authentication startup PixelPin secures £1.5 million

London-based startup PixelPin has raised £1.5 million in a funding round led by Softbank’s spin-off VC SBI Investment, which contributed £1 million, with participation from several angel investors. The company, which currently has offices in London and Cheltenham, will use the funding to open another one in Tokyo. PixelPin provides an alternative to passwords and […]

Barcelona-based tour package platform Exoticca raises €2 million in venture debt

Spanish travel tech startup Exoticca has landed €2 million in venture debt from Harbert European Growth Capital. This brings the total amount of financing raised by the startup to €5.5 million. Exoticca’s platform allows customers to customise and purchase tour packages to more than 50 destinations online. The company currently operates in Spain, the UK, […]

UK-based GuestReady acquires French Airbnb management company BnbLord

London-headquartered GuestReady has acquired France’s BnbLord and claims to be the largest Airbnb management company in Europe with more than 2,000 properties. It has also announced the creation of a holding company, GuestReady Group based in Switzerland. Since its launch in 2016, GuestReady has acquired three Airbnb management companies. The other two were Oporto City […]

Cabify’s e-scooter subsidiary MOVO lands €20 million

Spanish micromobility startup MOVO, a subsidiary of the local Uber rival Cabify, has raised €20 million in a funding round led by Mutua Madrileña, with participation from Seaya Ventures and Cabify. The company plans to use the fresh funding to expand in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. Founded in 2017, MOVO is an e-scooter and moped […]