Spotcap, a fledgling Rocket Internet-backed fintech startup based in Berlin, has scored €31.5 million (roughly $34.3 million) in funding from Moscow, Russia-based private investment group Finstar.
Mobile Groove’s chief analyst Peggy Anne Salz writes about the ‘long tail’ of apps and how London-based Pollen VC aims to take advantage of the phenomenon to fund startup’s user acquisition strategies.
Guest contributor Federico Guerrini, an Italian tech journalist, shares some insights into which 10 Italian startups to keep a particularly close eye on in 2016.
IBM acquires German fraud prevention software company IRIS Analytics
Peter Thiel has invested €1 million in German fintech startup Deposit Solutions
MCI.EuroVentures has taken over Poland’s Mobiltek, the firm behind online and mobile payments company Dotpay, by purchasing 100% of its shares. No financial details were revealed. MCI.EuroVentures said it has been focusing strongly on expanding its portfolio in FinTech as Poland presents a lot of opportunities in online payments and e-commerce, said Łukasz Wierdak, MCI […]
Funding Circle hits £1 billion in loans to British businesses