Consultancy marketplace COMATCH raises €4 million Series A round

Germany’s COMATCH, an online platform for business consultants, has closed a Series A funding round of €4 million from Acton Capital Partners as well as Atlantic Labs and b-to-v invest. The funds will be used to build on COMATCH’s presence in German-speaking countries before continuing its plans for further internationalisation. According to co-founder Christoph Hardt, […]

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

Happy Friday! This week, tracked 7 technology M&A transactions and 65 funding deals (totalling €254 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 […]

IBM acquires Israeli application discovery platform company EZSource; terms undisclosed

IBM today announced that it plans to acquire the Israeli company behind EZSource, to make it easier for developers to modernise mainframe applications “in the era of digital business and hybrid clouds”. Financial terms of the deal were not released. EZSource helps companies connect business-critical applications running on mainframes with mobile and cloud applications to […]

European job marketplaces are going mobile-first, but is there room for all?

As Andreessen Horowitz’s Benedict Evans tends to say, mobile is eating the world. And it’s eating it in multiple ways, across many industries, and also heavily influencing how people plan a career change and look for a new job. At least, this is what multiple startups across Europe and Israel are betting on. Funding activity […]