Today in European Tech: VC funding picks up in Q3, LearnUpon nabs $56 million, Pitch launches and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Dublin-based LearnUpon, which offers e-learning solutions to corporates to use for development and training, has raised $56 million from a single investor, Summit Partners. – The rapid rise in the share price of Germany’s TeamViewer has apparently inspired its major shareholder to make cash. […]

Today in European Tech: more threats to break up, tax big US tech companies in the EU, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Israeli insurance industry software solutions provider Sapiens announced today the start of a proposed underwritten public offering of $100 million of its common shares. – Luxembourg-based Brighteye Ventures, which claims to be Europe’s first and largest edtech VC, has announced the $54 million first […]

Today in European Tech: Wolt nabs funding (small round, big deal), new growth fund plans at Balderton; and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – German business transformation software maker Celonis has acquired Czech online automation startup Integromat. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Celonis co-founder and CEO Alexander Rinke said the deal was over $100 million. – Israeli AI-based machine monitoring solution provider Augury today […]

Today in European Tech: Kahoot picks up $215M from SoftBank, a new ‘Glassdoor for VCs’, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Banking on edtech: Norwegian user-generated gamified e-learning startup Kahoot! — which has clocked 1.3 billion “participating players” since launching in 2013 — has picked up $215 million from SoftBank in a private placement. – Spend it wisely: Spendesk, a Paris-based spend management platform for […]

Today in European Tech: the EU’s big tech ‘hit list’, Danish Trustpilot mulls a London IPO, and other deals/stories that caught our eyes

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Shares in Polish e-commerce group Allegro shot up more than 50% on their trading debut, giving the company a market value of about $17.6 billion in Europe’s biggest IPO so far this year. – Denmark’s Trustpilot, one of the world’s leading online business review […]