German credit marketplace auxmoney raises €150 million

Auxmoney, a German credit marketplace that claims to be the largest in continental Europe, has raised €150 million in growth capital in a round led by Centerbridge Partners, a private equity firm with a history of taking majority stakes. As part of the deal, the lead investor is buying shares from other existing investors, though […]


Edinburgh-based digital payments startup Bridge raises £2.5 million to expand throughout UK

Bridge, a Scottish ‘payment orchestration’ platform, has raised £2.5 million from Gloag Investment Group to scale in the UK’s ecommerce and electronic payments space. The Edinburgh-based startup provides an integration to ecommerce enterprises, which can add or remove payment options (or other third-pary fintech services) without any additional technical work. “With a single integration, Bridge […]


UK fintech company Form3 closes $33 million Series C round from strategic investors

London-based fintech company Form3 has raised $33 million in a strategic investment round, bringing on new investors Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society and VC 83North. Existing investor Draper Esprit joined as well. Founded in 2016, Form3 offers a cloud-native payment technology to financial institutions and other fintech companies. Following its $13 million Series B […] Podcast #31: Babbel's milestone, Mondo & Payleven, more new funds, interview with Shakil Khan and standardised term sheets Podcast #182: HMD’s funding, Apple antitrust roller-coaster, European fintech issues, and interview with Printful’s Kristine Kornilova

This week, we talk about some of the biggest stories in European tech from the past week, including the $230 million funding round for HMD, Apple antitrust updates, France looking into TikTok, and some news from the fintech department, namely from Revolut, Holvi, and N26. Later in the show, you’ll hear an interview with Kristine Kornilova, communication project manager of Latvia’s Printful.

Belgium’s Unifiedpost completes €47 million+ capital raise to help ‘digitise the financial value chain’

Brussels-based fintech scale-up Unifiedpost has secured north of €10 million in fresh funding – from mostly existing investors – to spur growth. Rumoured to have been considering an IPO in recent times, the company has also announced a (voluntary) early conversion of a majority of its outstanding convertible bonds, resulting in an overall increase in […]