Holded now held by Visma for more than €120 million

Scandinavian accounting and admin software maker Visma has acquired Holded, an ERP and accounting platform hailing from Barcelona for more than €120 million (with the traditional accompanying earn out numbers). With the acquisition, Holded will continue to operate as an independent entity, with founders Javi Fondevila and Bernat Ripoll staying on board. An interesting development […]

Barcelona-based Moonoa raises €1.54 million in seed round, wants to put us all to sleep

Barcelona’s insomnia-fighting app Moonoa has raised €1.54 million in a seed round led by the Seedrocket 4founders fund. The raise also saw participation from K Fund and Cabiedes, alongside Angel Investors Eneko Knorr, Albert Armengol, Albert Serrano, Mario Bruggeman, and Jose Marcilla. Moonoa is founded by serial entrepreneurs Pablo Szefner, Caroline Jacquet, Fanny Dubrule, and […]

Spain’s Glovo goes on a shopping spree: snaps up three of Berlin-based Delivery Hero’s brands: foodpanda, Donesi, and Pauza for €170 million, picks up Slovenia’s Ehrana for dessert

Spanish mutli-category delivery platform Glovo has acquired two of Berlin-based Delivery Hero’s brands for €170 million. Ownership in Romania and Bulgaria’s foodpanda and Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Donesi, and Croatia’s Pauza will all soon change hands. It is expected that the deals in Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia will close within the […]

Y Combinator-backed financial data collaboration platform Abacum raises $7 million in round led by Creandum

Barcelona-based real-time financial and operational data collaboration tool Abacum has raised $7 million in a round led by Creandum. Existing investors Y Combinator, PROFounders, and K-Fund also participated, as well as angel investors Justin Kan (Atrium and Twitch), Maximilian Tayenthal (N26), Thomas Lehrman (GLG), Avi Meir (TravelPerk), Jenny Bloom (Zapier), and Mike Asher ( Neo4j). […]

Barcelona-based unicorn Glovo lands €450 million in series F funding, the largest in Spanish startup history

Barcelona-based multi-category delivery service Glovo has entered the history books with their €450 million series F funding round. The round was led by Lugard Road Capital and the Luxor Capital Group and saw participation from follow on investors Delivery Hero, Drake Enterprises and GP Bullhound.  The largest funding round for a Spanish startup to date, […]

Barcelona-based delivery startup Paack lands $53 million

E-commerce delivery startup Paack has secured a $53 million Series C funding round led by Bregal Milestone, with participation from the current investors Unbound, RPS Ventures, Rider Global, and Fuse Ventures. This transaction brings the total amount raised by the startup to over $80 million. Founded in 2015, Paack provides a delivery platform for the […]