Podcast: How to raise capital in times of crisis? Let’s hear from VCs

Welcome to a new series of special episodes of Podcast, made in collaboration with The Next Web. Over three shows, we’ll talk to VCs, governmental organisations, and startups about the changes in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in times of crisis and the ways for founders to navigate it. Today, we’ll hear from Alastair Mitchell (EQT), Itxaso del Palacio (Notion), Jacqueline van den Ende (Peak Capital), and Janneke Niessen (CapitalT).


Peanut, UK-based social network for women, raises $12 million to expand community beyond fertility and motherhood

Peanut, a London-based social network for women, has raised $12 million Series A led by EQT Ventures, with support from Index Ventures and Female Founders Fund. Naza Metghalchi from EQT Ventures will join Peanut’s majority-female board, alongside Hannah Seal from Index.  The social network aims to provide a community where women can seek support and […]

UK startup Sonantic raises €2.3 million to bring realistic yet artificial voices to games studios worldwide

London-based on-demand ‘artificial voices’ provider Sonantic has secured €2.3 million in seed funding with a lofty goal to upend the global game and entertainment voice industry. The round was led by EQT Ventures with prior backers such as Entrepreneur First, AME Cloud Ventures and Bart Swanson of Horizons Ventures chipping in. Founded by two speech […]


Frontify collects $22.3 million Series B to grow brand management platform across Europe and the US

Frontify, the Swiss brand management platform, has raised a $22.3 million Series B funding round led by EQT Ventures with some help from existing investors, including Blossom Capital, Datartis Ventures and Thomas Dübendorfer, Tenderloin Ventures, and Myke Näf. Since its founding in 2013, Saint Gallen-based Frontify has grown dynamically and inclusively, covering many disciplines related […]