Finnish food delivery scale-up Wolt raises €100 million from (mostly) existing investors to ‘prep for an uncertain future’

Less than a year after securing $130 million, Finnish food delivery startup Wolt has raised a new €100 million round of funding from prior backers ICONIQ Capital, Highland Europe, 83North and EQT Ventures. The only new investor added to the roster is Goldman Sachs’ Growth Equity unit. The news comes after publicly listed rival Takeaway.com […]

iCIMS buys Dublin-based HR tech startup Opening.io; terms undisclosed

American cloud recruiting platform provider iCIMS has acquired Opening.io, a Dublin, Ireland-based data science / HR tech startup that has built a nifty talent recommendation engine. Exciting news! We’re now part of the @iCIMS team and together have launched our new AI solution, iCIMS Talent Logic! We’ll deliver crucial insights to simplify the discovery of […]

Danish esports entertainment startup BLAST secures €12.5 million to scale up

Copenhagen and London-based esports media company BLAST has secured €12.5 million in a financing round led by entrepreneur Johan Gedda, the co-founder of Rocket Software, and Vækstfonden, an investment vehicle with backing from both the Danish government and the European Investment Bank. Prior backers Creandum, Heartcore (formerly known as Sunstone Capital) and Maki also participated […]

Continuum Industries raises £1.5 million to bring the construction industry into the digital age

Edinburgh-based Continuum Industries, a startup that provides AI tools for engineering professionals, has closed a £1.5 million financing round to make its technology available to infrastructure planning and design teams across the globe. The seed round was co-led by London’s Playfair Capital and Prague-based Credo Ventures with participation from Techstart Ventures, Simon Blakey, Michael Blakey […]