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Berlin-based clean energy startup Zolar gets additional €15 million to expand abroad

Zolar, a Berlin-based startup that develops solar panel systems for consumers, has raised an additional €15 million to expand internationally, closing its Series B round at €25 million. Overall the round included lead investor Czech VC Inven Capital, which specialises in greentech, as well as TS Ventures, Heartcore Capital, Statkraft Ventures, BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures […]

Curio raises $9 milllion in Series A funding for its curated audio platform

London-based Curio, which offers a subscription-based, curated audio content platform has closed a $9 million Series A round led by Earlybird, with Draper Esprit, Cherry Ventures and Horizons Ventures chipping in. Fabian Heilemann, partner at Earlybird, will be joining Curio’s board. Curio says it plans to use the fresh cash to strengthen its position in […]

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French startup ReciTAL raises €3.5 million to help enterprises extract data from documents

ReciTAL, a French artificial intelligence startup, has raised €3.5 million from Breega to continue developing its deep learning business software. The Parisian startup applies artificial intelligence, specifically natural language processing (NLP), to business processes, helping enterprises extract data from contracts, emails, and other documents. A simple query retrieves the right information in a second. The […]

Massive deal in Madrid: EQT buys online real estate classifieds platform idealista for €1.3 billion

Global investment firm EQT has agreed to acquire the majority of Spanish online real estate classifieds platform provider idealista from (funds advised by) Apax Partners and its management for a whopping €1.3 billion. Apax bought idealista in 2015 at a reported €150 million valuation. EQT’s IX fund will have a majority ownership, but idealista’s management […]

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Danish drone startup QuadSAT gets €2 million to fix satellite interference issues

Danish drone company QuadSAT has raised €2 million in ‘pre-Series A’ funding to develop its testing solutions for satellite communications. The round was led by Seraphim Capital, a venture fund dedicated to space tech, Vaekstfonden, the Danish state’s investment fund, and angel investor Helge Munk. With the likes of Amazon (Kuiper), SpaceX (Starlink) and OneWeb […]