Paris-founded HR and payroll startup PayFit secures €70 million

French HR tech startup PayFit has landed €70 million in a funding round led by Eurazeo and Bpifrance, with participation from prior investors Accel, Frst, and Xavier Niel. This capital injection brings the total amount raised by the company to €83 million. PayFit has developed a SaaS payroll and HR platform that’s focussed on the […]

Paris-based pizza robot startup Pazzi raises €10 million and plans to launch its first restaurant

French foodtech startup Pazzi has landed €10 million in a funding round led by the Singaporean investment fund Qualgro, with participation from Eutopia, Partech, and daphni. Founded in 2017, Pazzi is building robotic pizzaiolos in collaboration with chef Thierry Graffagnino, 3-time world champion of pizza. In September, the startup plans to open its first restaurant […]

Stockholm-based cryptocurrency startup Bitrefill raises $2 million

Swedish cryptocurrency startup Bitrefill has landed $2 million in a fiat funding round led by Coin Ninja, with participation from Charlie Lee, Fulgur Ventures, and Bnktothefuture. The startup expects to use the funding to expand its development and marketing teams. Bitrefill, which builds its products for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, states its mission as to help […]

Berlin’s Seven Senders scores another €16 million to make cross-border parcel delivery in Europe easier and faster

Berlin startup Seven Senders, which operates a delivery platform for the shipment of parcels across Europe, has secured 16 million euros in additional funding in what is described as a ‘Series B follow-up round’. B2B tech investor Digital+ Partners led the investment round, with existing backer btov Partners also chipping in. Basically, Seven Senders optimises […]

British quantum computing software startup Riverlane lands £3.25 million

Cambridge-based quantum computing software developer Riverlane has secured £3.2 million in a funding round led by Cambridge Innovation Capital and Amadeus Capital Partners, with the participation of Cambridge Enterprise. The company plans to use the money to hire more quantum software researchers and computational physicists. Riverlane applies quantum computing to the simulation of microscopic systems. […]