Belgium’s Unifiedpost completes €47 million+ capital raise to help ‘digitise the financial value chain’

Brussels-based fintech scale-up Unifiedpost has secured north of €10 million in fresh funding – from mostly existing investors – to spur growth. Rumoured to have been considering an IPO in recent times, the company has also announced a (voluntary) early conversion of a majority of its outstanding convertible bonds, resulting in an overall increase in […]

Belgian graphic creation software maker CHILI publish raises €3 million

Aalst, Belgium-based graphic creation software company CHILI publish has scored €3 million in a new funding round to boost the development of its products, and to expand into the US. New investor PMV led the round, with prior backers Group MC, Pamica, and Volta Ventures participating. The SaaS company, which was founded in 2010, offers […]

BOND acquires Belgian micromobility technology startup e-motionlabs

BOND Mobility, the Swiss-American micromobility operator, has acquired a small Belgian mobility technology company called e-motionlabs, which has been operating a fleet of e-bikes in Belgium, Germany, France and Netherlands under the brand KINGO. Headquartered across Zurich and Palo Alto with 60+ staff, BOND Mobility provides a ‘premium, sustainable and healthy’ e-bike experience and will […]

Tech.eu Podcast #130: FlixMobility and Klarna raise a lot of money, used-car marketplaces are hot, e-scooter fishing, interview with Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss fresh funding for Klarna, the “substantial” extension of FlixMobility’s latest round, a startup that makes money by fishing e-scooters out of Seine, the Molengeek project, and much more. The interview of the week is a conversation with Klarna’s Sebastian Siemiatkowski recorded at last year’s TOA conference in Berlin.

Belgium’s Esoptra raises €2.4 million to help companies turn data into value

Belgian tech startup Esoptra, which develops and markets a DataOps platform for reusable business applications, has secured €2.4 million in total funding. The startup was founded in 2017 by Paul Carpentier and Jan Van Riel – serial entrepreneurs who previously established Gnosis, Wave Research, FilePool (acquired by Dell EMC) and Caringo – and had already […]