Today in European Tech: Google to close down its London ‘Campus’, Forto raises $240 million at unicorn valuation, and much more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Berlin-based digital freight forwarding and supply chain solutions provider Forto has raised a hefty $240 million. With this round, Forto now weighs in at a $1.2 billion valuation. – Israeli music education startup JoyTunes has completed a $50 million funding round at a $1 billion […]

Today in European Tech: Made.com and About You’s IPOs, Harry’s two new funds, 10x’s big fundraise, Europe’s ‘first’ quantum computer

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – 10x Future Technologies, a London-based fintech startup that helps larger, established banks build both next-generation services as well as tools to help their older services work more efficiently, has raised $187 million. – German fashion e-commerce company About You has jumped as much as 17% […]

Today in European Tech: Wise IPO gets closer, Prosus buys GoodHabitz in €212 million deal, US warns EU over ‘Big Tech’ policies, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Prosus — the international assets holding arm of South African multinational Naspers, has announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in GoodHabitz – a provider of online training for businesses. The deal was completed for approx €212 million. – Oslo’s SNÖ Ventures has […]

Today in European Tech: Draper Esprit to raise £111 million, Immersive Labs nabs $75 million, IPO plans for OVH and Mister Spex

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Germany-based online optician Mister Spex has confirmed its plans to go public on the stock exchange. The eyewear retailer targets a Q3 IPO to raise roughly €225 million. – European online fashion platform ABOUT YOU has set the final offer for its private placement at […]

Today in European Tech: Northvolt raises $2.75 billion, LinkedIn invests in Hopin, SoftBank launches accelerator in Europe, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Stockholm-based sustainable lithium-ion battery maker Northvolt has raised $2.75 billion. – Hot on the heels of their $1.1 billion share issue raise, Stockholm’s Sinch has announced its intention to acquire the Melbourne-based firm MessageMedia for $1.1 billion in cash and 1,128,487 new shares in Sinch. […]