UK-based car marketplace Carwow today announced a £25 million strategic funding round, led by German car manufacturer Daimler, the parent company of the Mercedes-Benz brand. Daimler exec Axel Harries will also take a seat on the Carwow board of directors. It’s the first time the London scale-up has opened up to strategic investors, having earlier […]
Fever, a startup that analyses consumer data to curate unique events and experiences to match demand, has just announced a $35 million funding round. The round was led by Rakuten Capital, with participation from Accel Partners and Atresmedia, and it brings the total funding raised by the startup to date to over $70 million. The […]
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Today Babylon announced a $550 million investment to fund product innovation and to expand internationally to the US and Asia. This raise, which is the largest ever fundraise in the European or US digital health delivery sector, brought in a series of new strategic partners for the company. PIF and ERGO Fund of global reinsurer […]
Long gone are the days when the only option to do your job was at the company’s brick-and-mortar office location. Remote work is no longer frowned upon for the most part, and for many tech startups having a distributed team is as natural as breathing. Thor Heyerdahl, a famous Norwegian explorer and adventurer once said […]
Upgrade Pack, an app that provides exclusive flight and hotel upgrades as part of a loyalty-based membership, has announced a new investment of £1.3 million, bringing total funds raised since the startup’s launch a year ago to £3.4 million. The recent financing round was led by a British investment firm Havisham Group, with the capital […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the merger agreement of Takeaway.com and Just Eat, the huge hacking scandal in Bulgaria, the valuations and prospects of European unicorns, and much more. Check out also an interview with FiBAN’s international affairs manager Reetta Ilo recorded at the StartupExtreme conference in Voss.