Quality Match has recently announced a new round of seed funding to the tune of $5 million from LEA partners. Founded in 2019 by former Apple, Google and Microsoft employees, Quality Match optimizes machine learning models through data annotations. These annotations output data sets with high statistical significance and confidence levels, resulting in improved effectiveness […]
Home buyers in the UK have always faced two notorious issues: fall through and property chain related delays. Announced today, Mashroom proptech’s Emoov becomes the UK’s first platform to bring a data driven instant buyout service to the residential property market. In plain English, what this means as that Emoov is dramatically speeding up the […]
Klarna, which recently hit 18 million monthly users and whose operating income rose 40% in 2020, has recently announced a fresh injection of $1 billion in an equity funding round. This cool pile of cash is expected to accelerate international expansion and further capture global retail growth. This 4x oversubscribed round included a combo of […]
Expanding beyond pre-scheduled rides, Berlin based Blacklane is now offering a chauffeur hailing service. The new offering is launching in New York City today, London and Dubai tomorrow, and Berlin and Paris on Thursday. Further rollout is scheduled for 21 cities across 11 countries by the end of the month. London will receive special treatment […]
Nearly two years since raising “millions” in funding, Berlin based AI startup Statice has had a significant minority stake acquisition (nearly 50%) from one of Germany’s leading auditing and consulting services, PwC Germany. “This investment enables us to accelerate the development and distribution of our offerings in the finance, insurance and healthcare industries” says Omar […]
In today’s show, we discuss some funding rumours, a handful of acquisitions, run a mandatory SPAC news briefing, and finish off with a pinch of policy goodness.
Fastned, the Amsterdam-based company that’s been developing fast charging infrastructure for electric vehicles across Europe since 2012, has raised €150 million though an accelerated bookbuild offering to boost its growth. The new securities offered up, which in total represent approximately 12.5% of the existing issued share capital of Fastned, were placed at a price of […]