Fanmiles acquires Berlin event discovery platform startup Vamos

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. […]

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

Happy Friday! This week, 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 […]

Israel’s Twiggle raises $12.5 million to take on Amazon in product search

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 […]

Intercom raises an additional $50 million to expand product and double workforce

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 […]