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 […]
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Next Big Thing, an IoT and blockchain company builder based in Berlin, has raised €12 million in funding led by the insurance group Talanx, which made this investment through its subsidiary HDI Global. FinLab EOS VC fund and several private investors also participated in the round. The company builder was started in 2016 by Harald […]
Finnish B2B lead generation startup Leadfeeder has landed €3.1 million in a Series A funding round led by Dutch growth capital firm Endeit Capital, with Finland’s Superhero Capital and Vendep Capital also participating. Leadfeeder analyses the information from Google Analytics to figure out people from which companies visited the customer’s website. This data is subsequently […]
Helsinki-headquartered micro-influencer startup Boksi has landed $1 million in a funding round led by Trind Ventures, with participation from Nordic VC Wave Ventures, Business Finland, and angel investors. Boksi, which launched in the summer of 2018, claims to be one of the fastest growing influencer marketing platforms in Europe, where it’s present in Finland, Sweden, […]
Belgian startup SupplyStack, which offers real-time transport monitoring for shippers and logistics companies, has landed €5 million in a funding round from Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen and Mainport Innovation Fund, as well as the existing investor Fortino Capital. Launched in 2013, SupplyStack offers an online platform for supply chain operators that allows planning and monitoring transport orders […]
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week