Our founding editor Robin Wauters has recently come by the headquarters of Talentsoft in Paris to talk to a very interesting panel of HR tech experts. Among other topics, the conversation touched the use of artificial intelligence in the industry, the ways of how to motivate people to learn new skills, the future of work at large, and much more.
Belgian online design and lifestyle platform Decovry is acquiring Berlin-based Monoqi to become Europe’s largest marketplace for design, lifestyle items, and gadgets. The Belgian company’s aim is to not only be the go-to product discovery platform for consumers, but also the go-to-market platform for emerging designers. Buying Monoqi and absorbing its community is a step […]
London’s Blossom Capital has announced its second fund, $185 million to invest in early-stage European tech companies. Less than a year after the firm’s first fundraise, the new fund brings the VC’s total to $270 million. Launched by Ophelia Brown in 2017, the firm has since invested in a variety of high-performing companies, such as […]
Snyk, the London-based software helping developers build security into their products, has raised a whopping $150 million Series C round, funded by Stripes, Coatue, Tiger Global, BoldStart, Trend Forward, Amity and Salesforce Ventures. “In this age of software-driven everything, DevOps and cloud, the responsibility of security needs to expand — from a siloed approach with […]
Stasher, the London-based creator of a sharing economy network for storing luggage, has raised a $2.5 million funding round led by VentureFriends, along with various angels. The traveltech startup developed an app and network that allows travelers to find a secure location to store their bags, so they can keep exploring until departure. Since the […]
UpCloud, the Helsinki-based provider of cloud servers, has secured €18 million of equity and debt funding. The round was led by Connected Capital & Partners, a Netherlands-based B2B software growth investor, with participation from Finnish Industry Investment, a state-owned investment company, and Inventure, an existing UpCloud investor from 2016. Founded in 2011, UpCloud serves small-to-medium […]
Home, the Berlin-based startup transforming property rental, has raised an €11 million Series A round from Capnamic, EQT Ventures, FJ Labs, and Redalpine. Home acts as both the tenant and the landlord. The German proptech rents apartments directly from owners, removing the stress and financial risks associated with being a landlord. Owners sign a contract […]