French DIY e-commerce platform ManoMano raises €110 million

French online DIY marketplace ManoMano has raised a €110 million funding round from Eurazeo, Aglaé Venture, and Bpifrance, as well as existing investors CM-CIC, Partech, Piton, and General Atlantic. Founded in 2013, ManoMano has raised a total of €186 million, including the current round. The startup claims to have 2.5 million customers and attract 20 […]

Irish instant shopping startup ChannelSight raises $10 million

Dublin-headquartered shopping tech startup ChannelSight has landed a $10 million funding round led by Amsterdam-based B2B SaaS investor Connected Capital, with participation from existing investors Nauta Capital, ACT Venture Capital, and Enterprise Ireland. The idea of ChannelSight’s “Where to buy” technology is that it connects brands’ customers across all digital channels to retailers and provides […]

Italian automotive retail startup brumbrum raises €20 million

Milan-based automotive e-commerce startup brumbrum has raised €20 million in a funding round led by Accel, with participation from Bonsai Ventures, eVentures, and United Ventures. The startup plans to use the money to expand across Italy and prepare for entering other European markets. Founded in 2017, brumbrum markets itself as a player that brings “transparency, […]

UK-based Ve Global acquires Swedish e-commerce analytics startup Divvit

Ve Global, a British-founded marketing technology company, has acquired a Swedish e-commerce analytics platform Divvit in a deal that involves both cash and Ve’s stock. Ve has also “made a financial commitment” of some £500,000 to integrate Divvit’s solutions into its products, the company stated in a press release. After the acquisition is completed, Divvit’s […]

German anti-fraud startup Fraugster raises $14 million

Berlin-based startup Fraugster that applies AI and machine learning algorithms to fraud detection in the e-commerce space, has raised $14 million in a funding round led by CommerzVentures, the venture capital subsidiary of Commerzbank, and early Fraugster investors Earlybird, Speedinvest, Seedcamp and Rancilio Cube, with participation from HSB Ventures, the venture capital arm of the […]

London-based fashion e-commerce startup Thread lands $22 million, announces an equity crowdfunding campaign

British menswear suggestion and matching startup Thread has raised $22 million in a Series B funding round from Balderton Capital, Beringea, Forward Partners, and H&M group’s investment arm H&M CO:LAB, with participation from Maurice Helfgott and Sebastian Picardo. The company plans to use the funding to hire more AI specialists and ramp up its brand […]