Berlin-based Vamos, an event discovery platform, has been acquired by fellow Berlin startup Fanmiles, which connects fans with celebrities and sports stars through loyalty reward programs. No financial details were disclosed. Up until this point Vamos, which was founded in 2012, has been bootstrapped and Fanmiles recently secured investment from German football star Phillip Lahm. […]
Russian social network VK.com and Warner Music bury the hatchet
Happy Friday! This week, Tech.eu tracked 11 technology M&A transactions and 76 funding deals (totalling €400 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 […]
Twiggle, a digital commerce search engine powered by data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, has secured $12.5 million. Twiggle said in a statement that it intends to use the funds to continue its international expansion and challenge Amazon’s A9 search engine in digital commerce search. The Series A round for the Israeli startup was […]
Berlin-based deepstreamHub, a platform for building real time apps, has closed a $1 million seed round from Blue Yard Capital to further develop its cloud platform for app developers. This marks the first investment for Berlin’s Blue Yard Capital, a new VC fund launched in January that raised $120 million to invest in early stage […]
Venture Institute, an ‘innovation platform for entrepreneurs’ based in Mexico City, is transforming into NUMA México.
Irish-founded customer communication platform Intercom has raised $50 million from Index Ventures. Previous investors ICONIQ Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Social Capital also participated in the round. The new funding, which brings its total funding to $116 million, will be used to hire more staff in its San Francisco and Dublin offices as well as […]