Estonian fintech startup Planet42 raises €2.2 million to support mobility in emerging markets

Estonian startup Planet42, which combines fintech and mobility services in the South African market, has raised €2.2 million in seed funding. The round was led by Change Ventures and joined by private backers such as Martin Villig (Bolt), Ragnar Sass (Pipedrive), Marko Virkebau (MeetFrank), Kristjan Vilosius (Katana MRP) and other Estonian tech entrepreneurs. The company […]


Estonian forestry startup Timbeter collects $1 million to expand in Southeast Asia and Latin America

Timbeter, an Estonion startup working in precision forestry, has raised $1 million toward its goals of optimising forestry, securing legal trade and fighting illegal logging. The seed round was led by TMT Investments and Change Ventures, with EigenKapital, Contriber Ventures and Wiser participating as well. The Tallinn-based company developed a smartphone application that measures timber […]


MeetFrank recruits €1.5 million to grow global job matching platform

MeetFrank, the new-age global recruitment platform, has raised €1.5 million, led by, ENERN, Change Ventures, and Hummingbird. Headquartered in Tallinn with an office in Helsinki, the startup has developed a recruitment platform that is part machine learning, part chatbot. The app anonymously matches companies with top talent based on data such as salary expectations, […]


Vilnius-based Qoorio raises €2 million to launch its knowledge-sharing app in the UK

Qoorio, a Lithuanian knowledge-sharing app, has raised €2 million, led by Luxembourg-based Mangrove Capital. Other investors include Change Ventures, 70 Ventures, Mantas Mikuckas, and Vytautas Kubilius, and others. Qoorio came about when its co-founders, Justas Janauskas and Gabija Grušaitė, realized that they live in social bubbles, where friends and acquaintances usually share the same profession, […]