French Artsper, an e-commerce platform dedicated to contemporary art, has raised €2 million euros from Frédéric Jousset, co-founder of Webhelp and owner of Beaux Arts magazine. The startup intends to use the funding to double its workforce and expand internationally.
Italian Adabra, a marketing automation platform, raised €1.1 million in funding from A11 Venture and other investors.
Dublin-based e-commerce company Clavis Insight has raised €8 million in funding from Draper Esprit.
Israeli-American fintech startup BlueVine has received $49 million from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, 83North, Citi Ventures, Rakuten FinTech Fund and Silicon Valley Bank.
German online lender Kreditech has raised $10.4 million from e-commerce giant Rakuten.
Fast-growing Matsmart.se, which specializes in selling soon-to-be expired groceries, has raised an additional €3.7 million from North Zone and GP Bullhound, among others.
21sportsgroup, a German online and offline seller of sports clothing and accessories, has raised €15 million in debt funding to grow both its e-commerce operations and its network of physical stores (via Gründerszene). The company’s new backer is ESO Capital, a ‘special situations investment management group’, and the round complements an earlier equity funding round […]