Exclusive: Stephen McIntyre, one of Twitter’s most senior executives outside the United States, is leaving the company to join Dublin-based venture capital firm Frontline Ventures as a partner. McIntyre was Twitter’s VP of EMEA Sales and Managing Director at the company’s EMEA HQ in Ireland’s capital city, and will be joining Frontline as a full-time […]
Exclusive: London-by-way-of Berlin startup CaterWings, an online marketplace for catering services and part of Rocket Internet, has raised €6 million from Holtzbrinck Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures, and Rocket Internet. It launched in Amsterdam this week and is already active in Berlin, Hamburg, London, and Munich. The new funds will be used to further its launch in […]
B2X, a customer care technology company based in Munich, has closed a new round of funding worth €6 million from Harbert European Growth Partners. The new funds will be used to push B2X’s international expansion of its platforms into new markets. It claims its revenues have grown 59% since 2011. Apple, Motorola, and Xiaomi currently […]
UK-based financing platform Invoice Cycle has raised a $4 million seed round from Germany’s Müller Medien Group, the publishers of the Yellow Pages directory, with participation from SeedIL and existing investors. Through the platform, small and medium sized businesses can apply for advance payments on outstanding invoices to maintain their cash flow. “While small and […]
Israel’s Yotpo, a user-generated content marketing platform, has raised $22 million in a fresh round of funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners and appointed a new vice president. Jeff DiBartolo, a former regional vice president of sales at Salesforce Marketing Cloud, has taken on the mantle of vice president of the company while Bessemer partner […]
Madrid-based online job marketplace Jobandtalent has raised $42 million in Series B funding led by Atomico. Jobandtalent’s mobile-focused platform reduces companies’ need for traditional hiring and interviewing practices, it said. The funding will be used to aid its international expansion and further build its product and engineering teams. It currently operates in Madrid, Barcelona, Mexico […]
We cover three of Europe’s largest startups on one podcast, as Tradeshift, iZettle and Prezi all made the news this week. Listen up: below is the latest Tech.eu podcast.