Icelandic crypto fintech startup Monerium raises $2 million

Reykjavik-headquartered fintech startup Monerium has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Crowberry Capital, with the participation from ConsenSys and Hof Holdings. The company has also applied to become a licensed financial services company in the European Economic Area (EEA). After the registration process is over, Monerium plans to offer fiat money […]

Belgian startup Customs4trade lands €2 million

Belgian-founded SaaS platform for customs and trade compliance Customs4Trade (C4T) has raised €2 million in funding from 42CAP and 10x Group. The company plans to use the capital to expand its product team and build out a sales and marketing organisation. C4T’s platform, CAT, allows customers “to centralise, automate, and manage both regional and worldwide […]

Spanish laundry and dry cleaning startup Mr Jeff raises $12 million

Spanish startup Mr Jeff that operates a laundry and dry cleaning franchise has raised $12 million in a round led by All Iron Ventures. The company expects to use the money for international expansion and hiring more people. Founded in 2016, Mr Jeff has opened over 1,000 franchises in seven countries and currently employs 150 […]

TransferWise opens an office and applies for a banking license in Brussels to avoid service disruption after Brexit

Estonian-founded and London-headquartered fintech company TransferWise has applied for a financial license and opened a new office in Brussels. In case of a no-deal Brexit, the banking license received in Belgium would ensure that TransferWise would be able to continue operating in the European Union thanks to what’s known as “passporting” of financial services. Brussels […]

French HR tech company Talentsoft raises $50 million

French-founded HR tech company Talentsoft has raised $50 million in a funding round led by Francisco Partners, with participation from Bpifrance and Goldman Sachs. The company plans to use the funding to accelerate its international expansion. Founded in 2007, Talentsoft currently employs 600 employees and expects its revenues to reach $100 million “in a near […]