Everphone tech.eu

Berlin-based Everphone raises €34 million to scale beyond Germany

Berlin-based Everphone, which offers a ‘phone-as-a-service’ product to equip mobile and remote workforces, has raised €34 million in Series B funding. This round was led by fellow Berlin firm signals Venture Capital, with other new investors including AlleyCorp, Telekom Innovation Pool (the investment arm of Deutsche Telekom), and the Dutch bank NIBC.  Founded in 2016 […]

iBanFirst tech.eu

Brussels-based iBanFirst scores €21 million to expand financial services platform for SMEs

Brussels-based fintech startup iBanFirst has raised a €21 million Series C round, led by Elaia and Bpifrance Large Venture, to expand its financial services platform for SMEs. Specifically the platform enables B2B payments in multiple currencies. “The fintech sector, and especially the international payments sector, is on course to becoming one of the clear winners […]

Startup Wise Guys tech.eu

Baltic accelerator Startup Wise Guys launches fourth program in partnership with EBRD

Tallinn-based Startup Wise Guys (SWG) has partnered with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to launch its fourth fintech accelerator program starting in October 2020 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The bank is participating with its TaiwanBusiness EBRD Technical Cooperation fund. The Baltic accelerator provides investment of up to €100,000 and up to 5 months […]

Cartrawler tech.eu

Dublin-based CarTrawler takes in €100 million as TowerBrook takes over majority ownership

CarTrawler, a Dublin-based provider of car rental and mobility solutions to the travel industry, has secured €100 million in a controlling equity investment from TowerBrook Capital Partners. Headquartered in both London and New York, TowerBrook focuses on control investments in large and mid-market companies. The B2B travel tech company provides a marketplace for ground travel, […]

Hello Customer tech.eu

Belgian SaaS startup Hello Customer raises €6 million to grow customer feedback platform, with eye on US expansion

Hello Customer, a Belgian customer data platform, has raised €6 million from Munich’s Senovo Capital and Amsterdam’s Peak Capital. The company’s last funding was a €2 million seed round in 2018, raised from Dovesco, Seeder Fund and a group of business angels. With the SaaS platform, businesses can analyse customer feedback and expectations, using those […]

Kaizo tech.eu

Dutch startup Kaizo seals $3 million seed round to gamify performance of remote customer service teams

Dutch startup Kaizo, formerly known as Ticketless, has raised a $3 million seed round to expand its gamified performance management platform for customer service teams.  The round was led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, Partech Partners, and a group of angel investors. Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former partner at IBM Ventures, is joining as co-founder […]