European investment firm Idinvest Partners, the private equity and VC firm that’s part of Eurazeo, today announces the final close of its third ‘digital fund’ at €350 million. According to the firm, which has backed the likes of Glovo, Peakon, Meero, Onfido, Secret Escapes, OnTruck, Klaxoon, WeFox, Heetch and Ÿnsect, that number means it surpassed […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
Rombit, a Belgian company making ports safer and more efficient, closed a €10 million Series B funding round led by Vic Swerts, InvestLink, and several other Belgian “captains of industry.” The investment is comprised of a share transaction with existing shareholders and a fresh wave of funding to propel the company’s growth. Founded in 2012, […]
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. […]
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 […]