Antwerp-based Fortino Capital closes second VC fund at €105 million

Antwerp/Amsterdam’s Fortino Capital has closed its second venture capital fund at €105 million. The firm reports that the new fund, aptly titled Fortino Capital Venture II, is slated to be used to, “establish long term partnerships with passionate entrepreneurs who are building their business with the ambition and potential to become a winner in the […]

Tallinn-based crypto investment platform Change closes €3.7 million crowdfunding round, now valued at €175 million

Tallinn’s cryptocurrency investing platform for retail investors Change Invest has closed a €3.7 million crowdfunding round that saw a buy-in from 50 private investors. Change reports that the round was oversubscribed within the first 48 hours, notably most being return investors. With this raise, the startup now has a valuation of €175 million. Change is […]

Just in time for reopening, Amsterdam’s TicketSwap takes on €8.2 million

Amsterdam-based TicketSwap has raised €8.2 million in its first-ever funding round from Maarten Beucker Andreae’s Million Monkeys. The Dutch ticketing reseller reports that the funds will be used to enter new markets as well as develop and introduce new features for existing users. Founded in 2012 by Frank Roor, Hans Ober, and Ruud Kamphuis, TicketSwap […]

Ratingen-based DKV snaps up Amsterdam’s EV charging platform GreenFlux

German mobility service provider DKV has acquired Amsterdam’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure platform GreenFlux. GreenFlux has raised €11 million over four funding rounds from investors including ICT Group, BOM, Eneco Group, and SET Ventures. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 2011 by Hans de Boer and Jurjen de Jong, GreenFlux provides […]

London’s insights and consulting company Kantar acquires Dutch cross-media tracker MeMo2

London-based data-driven insights and consulting company Kantar has acquired Amsterdam-based cross-media effectiveness tracking specialist MeMo2. Through the acquisition, Kantar will welcome 50 specialists into the fold and strengthen its position in the Dutch market via MeMo2’s client base. No staffing changes are reported, and the terms and conditions of the deal were not disclosed. Founded […]