Berlin-based scoutbee, a digital procurement platform, has raised $60 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Atomico with participation from Lakestar and Next47, as well as existing investors HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, 42CAP and Toba Capital. The company aims to drive digital transformation of global procurement. With the help of AI and big […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the sale of Pointy to Google, Bolt’s latest venture debt round, crowdfunding success of Sono Motors, an overview of some talks and panels at Davos, data of the Slush conference, and more. We’ve also featured an interview with Tommy Andersen, managing partner at byFounders.
These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
Caspar Health, Berlin-based digital health platform, has raised a €5.3 million Series A round, led by Ananda Impact Ventures, which support from existing investors Atlantic Labs, Think.Health Ventures, and Helmut C. Nanz also participated in the round. Caspar Health offers an online therapy platform, which allows patients to engage in aftercare on their own terms […]
Funnel, a Swedish platform for marketing data analysis, has raised a $47 million Series B round led by Eight Road Ventures and F-Prime Capital, with support from existing investors Balderton Capital, Oxx, Zobito, and Industrifonden, as well as Kreos Capital. With so many data sources available to digital marketing teams, the Stockholm-based startup set out […]
Clustree, a French job skills platform, has been acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in people development software solutions. The California-based company agreed to buy Clustree for approximately $18.5 million in an all-cash deal. Founded in 2014, the French startup developed one of the world’s most sophisticated skills engines using machine learning and “bias-free […]
Bolt, the Estonion transportation unicorn, has secured a €50 million venture debt facility with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The financing is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments, the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe. Founded in Tallinn by Markus Villig, Bolt launched in 2013 and currently has 30 million users […]