Wolt, a Nordic food ordering startup, has raised €10 million from EQT Ventures, a relatively new European VC fund with half a billion euros assets under management, Skype and Atomico founder Niklas Zennström, Supercell founder Ilkka Paananen and Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa. The round was led by EQT’s Kees Koolen, who grew Booking.com to $9 […]
Young investment firm Expon Capital yesterday launched ‘Digital Tech Fund’, sized €20 million, to equity investments in Luxembourg-based digital tech startups.
Playbrush, a kids’ game controller for their toothbrush, has raised £500,000 from angel investor Hansi Hansmann, who has a background in pharma, and Speedinvest, which closed its $100 million fund in December to target European startups. The IoT-inspired Playbrush game controller plays video games via its smartphone app through brushing motions and encourages kids to […]
VC firm Accel’s London office (which is the global investment company’s base for all investments in Europe and Israel) has secured $500 million for its fifth fund.
This week on the Tech.eu podcast, we ponder the return of bitcoin, before delving into that ever-tricky topic of diversity in Europe’s tech scene. Listen in!
Berlin-based Vamos, an event discovery platform, has been acquired by fellow Berlin startup Fanmiles, which connects fans with celebrities and sports stars through loyalty reward programs. No financial details were disclosed. Up until this point Vamos, which was founded in 2012, has been bootstrapped and Fanmiles recently secured investment from German football star Phillip Lahm. […]
Russian social network VK.com and Warner Music bury the hatchet