Wrocław-based B2B sales startup Meetsales raises €800,000 in pre-seed investment

Wrocław-based B2B sales startup Meetsales has raised €800,000 in a pre-seed investment round led by Atlantic Labs. Notable angel investors and operators include Jens Gamperl, the CEO and founder of Sourceability, Ulrike Mueller, the former co-founder of Demandware (acq. By Salesforce), Fabian Wesner and Tim Niemeier, both former CTO’s of Rocket Internet (we won’t hold […]

Wexford, Ireland-based e-commerce and logistics optimiser Scurri secures €9 million, sets Brexitland in its sights

Irish e-commerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process optimiser Scurri has raised €9 million in a funding round led by Gresham House Ventures. The round also saw the return of existing investors including family offices represented by Millview Advisory, and Pa Nolan. Previous investors in the company include Act Venture Capital, Enterprise Ireland, and Episode 1. […]

London’s Mercaux brings online benefits to brick-and-mortar stores, secures €1.5 million pre-Series B round of debt financing from Flashpoint

London-based SaaS company Mercaux has secured €1.5 million in debt financing from Flashpoint Venture Debt.  Founded in 2013 by Alex Petrov and Olga Kotsur, Mercaux helps physical retail stores from a point of sale into a multi-purpose in-store experience and omnichannel sales platform. Perhaps a better way of saying this is in the words of […]

Berlin’s groceries-in-under-10-minutes firm Flink bags $240 million in Series A round, signs long term REWE Group support agreement

Berlin-based groceries-to-your-door-in-under 10 minutes firm Flink has raised $240 million in  Series A round led by Prosus, BOND, and Mubadala Capital. The funding round also saw a significant long-term nationwide supply agreement from major German grocer REWE Group. Including this investment, the firm, which is just over six months old has raised a total of […]

Helsinki’s e-commerce platform Nosto acquires US-based content marketing firm Stackla

Helsinki-based e-commerce platform Nosto has acquired content marketing startup Stackla. This marks Nosto’s first acquisition and provides a strong entrance into the Australian and Southeast Asian markets. To date, Nosto has raised $32.8 million over 4 rounds from investors including OpenOcean Capital, Idinvest, Sanoma Ventures, Tesi, EIB, Wellington Partners, and Kreos Capital. Terms and conditions […]

London’s Gen Z fashion marketplace Depop to be acquired by Etsy for $1.62 billion

Seeking to reach a younger audience, e-commerce platform Etsy is planning on acquiring London-based Gen Z fashion marketplace Depop for $1.62 billion. Depop will retain its existing offices and no staffing changes are planned. Founded in 2011 by Simon Beckerman, Depop counts approximately 30 million registered users, 90% of which are below the age of […]