Danish startup Keepit closes $30 million Series A after two decades of bootstrapping

After 20 years of bootstrapping, Danish data protection company Keepit has raised $30 million from growth investor One Peak to continue expanding across Europe and throughout the US. The round is the single largest SaaS investment in a bootstrapped company in the Nordics, according to Crunchbase. The startup has built a Backup-as-a-Service software that specialises […]

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After five years of bootstrapping, Amsterdam’s Growth Tribe raises €3 million to ramp up digital skills training

Dutch startup Growth Tribe, a digital skills training platform, has raised its first-ever funding of €3 million from London-based Rinkelberg Capital. As demand for remote learning, upskilling and reskilling is on the rise, the new funding will go to expanding and digitising Growth Tribe’s course selection.  Moving its classroom-based training online also allows the business […]


Cyprus-based Omilia gets $20 million to grow its conversational AI for enterprise, after 18 years of bootstrapping

Omilia, a Cyprus-based machine learning company, has secured $20 million in funding from Grafton Capital to continue expanding its conversational AI technology, built for the customer care needs of global enterprises. This is Omilia’s first fundraising of outside investment. In what it considers “one of the few categories of AI that is already delivering significant […]

Bootstrapped no more: Agorapulse announces £14.7 million in funding

After eight years of bootstrapped and global growth, Paris-based Agorapulse has raised £14.7 million in funding to strengthen its market leadership in social media management for small and medium businesses. The round was led by Hi Inov Dentressangle, with support from Cipio Partners and Entrepreneur Venture; all three investors specialize in growth-stage SaaS investments. Agorapulse […]