Far from cooling off, investments in European and Israeli FinTech startups continued to be on the rise in the first quarter of 2016.
French startup Drivy has raised €31 million to become the leading car rental marketplace in Europe.
HouseTrip, the UK-based operator of one of the largest holiday rental websites in the world, has been acquired by travel juggernaut Tripadvisor for an undisclosed sum.
Austrian smart lock Nuki has raised €2 million in seed funding from strategic investors and manufacturing partners, and will begin deliveries next month.
Airstoc, an online marketplace for drone pilots, has raised $700,000 in seed funding from Point Nine Capital, Launchub, and Thibaud Elziere. The UK startup, founded in 2013 and based in Sheffield, connects drone pilots with businesses looking for aerial photography services. It recently passed 5,000 drone pilots in more than 100 countries registered on the […]
European mobile payment system companies SumUp and Rocket Internet-backed Payleven have announced that they are merging.
Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce holding ‘Global Fashion Group’ has raised €300 million in funding at a €1 billion valuation.