Heidelberg-based AI startup Quality Match secures $5 million funding

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 […]

Emoov makes flipping UK real estate easier with instant buyout scheme

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 […]

Berlin-based Blacklane jumps into ride hailing

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 […]

PwC acquires minority stake in Berlin AI startup Statice

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 […]

Dutch scale-up Fastned raises €150 million to expand its network of electric vehicle charging stations

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 […]