In less than six months since its seed announcement, Berlin-based SellerX has raised an additional €26 million, now topping out at €130 million in available capital. The new financing was led by 83North with all existing investors including Cherry Ventures, Felix Capital, Zalando co-founder David Scheider, former Amazon UK CEO Christopher North, Allegro and former […]
In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, IPO news, a couple of court cases, gig economy issues, and much more. The featured interview is with Sonya Iovieno, head of venture and growth at Silicon Valley Bank.
ZeroAvia, a UK company working to decarbonise commercial flights, has announced a double helping of funding to fuel its pursuits of zero-emission aircrafts. The UK’s government has granted £12.3 million, through the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), and Innovate UK, so that the company can deliver a hydrogen-electric powered […]
When SellerX announced its €100 million seed round last month, it certainly turned some heads. While the investment was mostly in debt, the large figure still spoke to a ripening trend in e-commerce. SellerX, based in Berlin, buys up businesses selling on Amazon, supports their expansion and revamps their brand. The startup was only founded […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, including a few funding rounds, micromobility news, M&A deals, and a bit of EU policy. Also check out an interview with Tjarda Voorneman, lead of the Techleap Rise Program.
Capitalising on the ecommerce surge driven by the pandemic, two brothers from Hamburg founded a new company in London, Heroes, to buy well-performing Amazon businesses and scale them up. That was in June. Today, Heroes announced it has raised $65 million in a seed funding round led by Fuel Ventures and 360 Capital Partners with […]
This week, we discuss the latest developments in the EU’s investigation into how Amazon works with third-party merchants. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Maria Chatzou Dunford, founder and CEO of Lifebit.