In today’s Tech.eu Podcast, Natalie Novick, Andrii Degeler, and Robin Wauters talk about TransferWise opening an office in Brussels, funding rounds for Horizn and N26, the acquisition of data Artisans by Alibaba Group, and much more. The episode also features a pre-recorded interview with Jeff Lynn, co-founder and executive chairman at Seedrs, an equity crowdfunding platform that’s been pretty successful in Europe.
Authenteq, an identity verification startup with offices in Reykjavik and Berlin, has raised a $5 million round led by Draper Associates and capital300. The company plans raise more money, calling the current capital injection “the first close of two in their Series A round” and mentioning that it’s currently “in discussions with a few investors […]
German fintech startup N26 has raised a Series D funding round of $300 million led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and existing investors, including Earlybird VC. This round brings the total amount of funding attracted by the company to over $500 million. N26 plans to use the funding […]
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has reportedly acquired Berlin-based data Artisans. According to Deutsche Startups, the price of the deal was set at €90 million. The German company did not comment on the exit. Founded in 2014 by the creators of the open-source stream processing framework Apache Flink, data Artisans uses it to deploy large-scale […]
German “smart” luggage startup Horizn has secured a €10 million funding round from Project A, Vorwerk Ventures, Milano Investment Partners, Perpetual Ventures, and the former Puma CEO Franz Koch. This round brings the total amount raised by the startup to €25 million. Founded in 2015, the company currently employs some 70 people. Its hardshell suitcases […]
Berlin-based online food delivery company Delivery Hero is selling its German operations to the Dutch competitor Takeaway.com for €930 million. The deal includes Lieferheld, Pizza.de, and foodora, a food delivery business that Delivery Hero acquired from Rocket Internet in 2015. Takeaway.com will pay €508 million in cash and the rest in shares, which would result […]
Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Primalbase. The number of coworking and community spaces of all forms and shapes has been growing rapidly across Europe over the past few years. It’s a popular opinion that there’s little […]