Home improvement marketplace Plentific raises £2 million from Pi Labs and angels

Plentific, an online marketplace for home services, has landed £2 million in fresh funding from Pi Labs alongside a number of angel investors. The UK-based home improvement startup, founded in 2014, connects homeowners and landlords with trade and home service professionals. There are currently 75,000 professionals listed on the “proptech” site. Plentific’s new funds will […]

Stripe launches its Connect product for startups in UK, Ireland and Nordics

Stripe has launched its Stripe Connect product in the UK, Ireland and Nordic countries to help startups receive payments from any country where Stripe is live. Stripe Connect is used by startups to accept payments coming in and payments out to sellers with security, verification and regulatory compliance handled under the hood by Stripe. According […]

Echobox, the AI for publishers, raises $3.4 million

Echobox, a London-based AI startup targeting the publishing industry, has secured $3.4 million from Mangrove Capital Partners and LocalGlobe. The startup’s AI service is used by publishers to enhance their reach and distribution on social media. The startup claims its tech can predict if an article will go viral and when the optimal time to […]

UK’s Network Locum raises £5.3 million in post-Brexit VC deal

Network Locum, a workplace management software startup, has raised £5.3 million from BGF Ventures. The startup’s software is used by the NHS in the UK and the venture capital deal marks one of the first of its kind in the UK since the Brexit vote, which has left a big question mark over the future […]

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

Happy Friday! This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions and 44 funding deals (totalling €103 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Like every week, we listed every single one of them in our free weekly newsletter, along with interesting news regarding fledgling European startups, tech investors old and new, a number of good reads […]