Berlin-based Candis closes €12 million Series B to expand automated accounting platform for SMBs

Candis, a Berlin-based automated accounting platform, has raised a €12 million Series B round led by Viola Ventures and Rabo Frontier Ventures, the investment arm of Rabobank. Existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Point Nine Capital, Speedinvest and 42CAP also participated. The fresh capital will help develop the startup’s machine learning engine and fuel expansion within […]


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 […]


Berlin startup Layer raises €5 million seed round, led by Index Ventures, to make spreadsheets more collaborative

Layer, a Berlin-based startup building a productivity platform for spreadsheets, has raised €5 million in a seed funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from pre-seed backer btov Partners. The tool, which adds collaboration and workflow features on top of MS Excel and Google Sheets, is actually still in private beta and expected to […]

Delivery Hero

Berlin-based Delivery Hero invests in sustainable tech that could make food delivery more eco-friendly

Delivery Hero, a global company that runs local delivery services, announced it has been acquiring minority stakes in sustainable tech startups over the last two years. Specifically, these startups are developing alternative solutions to the very environmental problems that Delivery Hero’s business model perpetuates.  The investments are part of the German company’s overall effort “to […]