Aqemia raises €1 million pre-seed round to disrupt drug discovery market

Aqemia, a Parisian deep tech startup, has raised €1 million pre-seed round from Elaia to develop its molecule matching technology. The company aims to transform pharmaceutical research and disrupt the $60 billion drug discovery market. Aqemia’s core software, developed from academic research at École normale supérieure (PSL), can predict the effectiveness of a pharmaceutical drug. […] Podcast #139: Kahoot goes public, autonomous driving in Europe, Lucy Cheesman and algorave music, marathon tech, fresh reports, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the rejection of Sylvie Goulard as the internal market commissioner, the little-discussed IPO! of! Kahoot!, the autonomous driving scene in Europe, upcoming events, and much more. The featured interview of the week is with Lucy Cheesman, an algorave musician from the UK.


Berlin’s CrossLend raises €35 million for digital debt marketplace

German fintech CrossLend has announced a €35 million Series B round led by Santander InnoVentures with support from existing investors Earlybird, ABN Amro Ventures, and Lakestar. The investment will accelerate the company in its mission to make the world’s capital markets more efficient. Founded in 2014, the Berlin-based startup provides a digital debt marketplace for […]


Threedium’s lightweight 3D platform earns €1 million in seed funding

Threedium, a London-based startup developing a 3D visualisation platform, has raised €1 million in seed funding. The round was led by High-Tech Gründerfonds, with support from Kinisis Investment, Sandhutch, and George Zarifis. The startup has developed a 3D product configuration and visualisation platform that can be easily adopted by organisations of any size and budget. […]


Slovak startup Minit raises €7 million Series A for process mining technology

Minit, a process mining software provider, announced a €7 million Series A led by Target Global, with participation from Salesforce Ventures, Earlybird’s Digital East Fund, and OTB Ventures. Founded in Bratislava, the company’s technology gives enterprise customers insight into complex business processes, such as order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, customer journey or service delivery, and how to improve […]