Twitter’s head of EMEA departs to join Frontline Ventures as investment partner

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 […]

Catering marketplace CaterWings raises €6 million to boost European expansion

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 […]

German customer care company B2X raises €6 million in new funding

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 […]

Financing platform Invoice Cycle secures $4 million seed round

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 […]

Israeli marketing tech company Yotpo lands $22 million in new funding round

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 […]

Recruitment marketplace Jobandtalent raises $42 million Series B round led by Atomico

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 […]