Cazoo, an online marketplace for buying used cars in the UK, has acquired Imperial Car Supermarkets, one of the largest independent used car retailers in the UK. Just three weeks ago, the tech company reached unicorn status, its valuation passing $1 billion after a $31 million fundraising round. The chain has 18 retail sites selling […]
This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech, like the ongoing downfall of Wirecard, a couple of big financing rounds, and Facebook’s legal trouble in Germany. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Steve King, CEO of UK-based artificial intelligence technology startup Black Swan.
Cazoo, the used-car sales platform, has reached ‘unicorn’ status after raising a little over $31 million (£25 million) at a $1 billion+ valuation to spur growth. Cazoo closed a £100 million round earlier this year, and this round brings its total raised to £200 million in a short time. In fact, the company was founded […]
Cazoo, the UK platform for online car sales, has raised £100 million in a round led by DMG Ventures alongside other investors including General Catalyst, CNP (Groupe Frère), Mubadala Capital, Octopus Ventures, Eight Roads Ventures and Stride.VC. Cazoo owns and fully reconditions all its cars before offering them for sale on the marketplace, then delivering […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the plans of Maria 01 to become the biggest startup campus in Europe, the latest developments in the mobility industry, a review of Fairphone 3, and the story of the custom phone ringtone. Also there for you is an interview with Ditte Rude Moncur, chief data & digital officer at the Danish Growth Fund.
Cazoo, a British startup launched by Zoopla’s founder Alex Chesterman, has raised a seed round of more than £30 million from Stride.VC, dmg ventures, and Octopus Ventures. The online platform will allow customers to buy, rent, or finance a used car and have it delivered to them within 48 hours. It will also offer free […]