And the first mega round for a European tech company in 2020 is a fact, with Stockholm-based digital healthcare provider KRY scoring €140 million in funding as it gears up for further expansion in Europe. The Series C round was led by Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan (Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan) through its Teachers’ Innovation […]
Picnic, the Dutch online supermarket that’s not to be confused with the American venture-backed automated pizza assembly startup with the same name, raised quite some eyebrows back in March 2017 when it closed a €100 million funding round. More eyebrows will be raised, and higher up, now that the company has secured a €250 million […]
Just in time for the summer festival season, Amsterdam-based tech startup Woov has announced the closing of a €2 million seed investment round after signing up 1 million users to its platform. Woov aims to bring event organisers, artists and visitors together on a digital platform so everyone can spend less time on their phones […]
London-based insurtech startup Zego has raised $42 million to boost its European expansion. The financing round was led by Target Global and joined by Balderton Capital and Transferwise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus, who is also joining the company’s board. Zego says it will use the fresh cash to expand operations throughout Europe and double its workforce […]
Danish fintech startup Pleo, born out of Copenhagen-based startup studio Founders, has closed a Series B round to the tune of $56 million, less than a year after raising $16 million. The round was led by by New York growth fund Stripes with participation from prior backers Kinnevik, Creandum and the aforementioned Founders. Pleo’s mission […]
Paris, France-based Aircall, which develops software that enables companies to improve the phone systems used by their teams, has closed a $2.75 million seed round led by Balderton Capital
London email marketing company Adestra has received a $7.2 million investment from Business Growth Fund (BGF) to fund its push into the US market.