German cryptocurrency startup Bitwala raises €13 million in Series A funding

Bitwala, a Berlin-based provider of crypto banking services, has raised €13 million in Series A funding from a group of international investors in a round led by Sony Financial Ventures/Global Brain and NKB Group. Half the round comes from prior backers Earlybird and coparion. Founded in 2015, Bitwala says it is currently the only provider […]

Dutch HR tech startup Harver raises $15 million in Series B funding to automate volume recruitment

Amsterdam-born recruitment and HR platform Harver has raised $15 million in Series B financing led by Insight Partners. The recent investment, which brings the startup’s total funding to $35 million, will be used on digital automation of the volume candidate selection process for enterprise organisations. Since its launch in 2015, Harver’s pre-employment assessment platform digitally […]

CyberSmart raises £1.3 million in funding to help SMEs address cybersecurity threats

London-based startup CyberSmart, which uses machine learning to assess and address cyber compliance and vulnerabilities in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has secured £1.3 million in new financing led by deep-tech investor IQ Capital. This funding will allow CyberSmart to scale within the British market and invest in technical capability. Founded in 2017 by Jamie […]

Techstars raises $42 million from SVB and Foundry Group to accelerate its growth in Europe and beyond

Techstars, the worldwide network of startup accelerators and mentoring programs for entrepreneurs, has raised $42 million in a financing round led by SVB Financial Group, the holding company of Silicon Valley Bank, with additional participation from existing investors including Foundry Group. The capital will be used to accelerate Techstars’ growth in the areas of seed-stage […]