Electric air taxi startup Volocopter raises €200 million in Series D funding

Germany-based urban air mobility (UAM) firm Volocopter has secured €200 million in new funding as it gears up for certification – and commercialisation – for VoloCity, its electric air taxi. The list of new backers is mighty long and includes funds managed by BlackRock, mobility tech giant Continental, infrastructure company Atlantia, Avala Capital, Jericho Capital, […]

Tel Aviv/Amsterdam-based Rewire raises $20 million, secures Dutch license, and expands Israeli financial asset service provider

Expat focused, cross-border online banking fintech startup Rewire has just announced a sweet $20 million in series B funding and a “significant” line of credit from a “leading” bank. The round was led by OurCrowd, and included new key investors Renegade Partners, Glilot Capital Partners (via their early growth fund Glilot+), and Jerry Yang, former […]

Mobile advertising platform Vungle acquires Helsinki-based GameRefinery

Mobile advertising platform Vungle has recently announced the acquisition of GameRefinery. The primary target of the acquisition being GameRefinery’s Game Intelligence platform, a service which helps point developers to optimal user retention and monetisation through a series of insights. Previous GameRefinery clients include Zynga, King, Rovio, and Ubisoft, and the company has compiled contextual data […]

London fintech startup Codat sets sights on US after investment from PayPal and American Express

Codat, the London-based company behind an API-based platform for business data, today announced that it has raised ‘strategic investments’ from both PayPal (Ventures) and American Express (Ventures). With the cash injection, the Index Ventures-backed fintech startup also formally launched its US operations (based out of NYC). Codat says its API connects the tools and services […]

Men’s health platform Numan acquires Stockholm-based medtech firm Vi-Health

Men’s health startup Numan has recently announced their acquisition of Stockholm and Malmö medical science and healthcare technology firm Vi Health. Vi Health offers advanced e-consultation tools (collaborative chat, and voice and video consultations), workflow automation tools, and is a registered Class I medical device that includes an AI-powered symptom checker. With the addition of […]

Amsterdam-based Crisp secures €30 million in (ultra) fresh funding

Dutch online supermarket Crisp has recently closed a €30 million funding round led by Target Global. The series B round also included Keen Venture Partners, founders of Adyen and Just Eat, and Thomas Plantenga, Vinted CEO. To date, Crisp has raised a total of EUR 46 million since launching in 2018. One of the fastest […]

Prague-based online grocery group Rohlik scores €190 million in Partech-led round to boost growth

Rohlik, the Czech Republic-based online grocery supermarket and delivery service founded in 2014, is now a €300 million-a-year business thanks to Covid-19. The Prague-based company today announced that it has secured €190 million in funding to fuel further growth. The financing round was led by Partech, joined by Index Ventures, with participation from EBRD, J&T […]