France-based audio system maker Devialet today announced that its (awesome) Phantom speakers will henceforth be sold in Apple Stores in a number of key European markets.
Kinnevik, the 80-year old Swedish investment group that’s closely allied with (and a major investor in) Rocket Internet and holds major stakes in companies like Zalando, Global Fashion Group, Home24 and Westwing, is proposing an extraordinary cash distribution of SEK 18 per share. That comes down to roughly 5 billion Swedish krona in total, or […]
It’s all about the money this week on the podcast, as we discuss a record Q1 in funding for European startups before turning our attention to two new funds:
Happy Friday! This week, Tech.eu tracked 17 technology M&A transactions and 69 funding deals (totalling €286 million) in Europe 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 published […]
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 […]