Dutch e-bike firm VanMoof raises $40 million as demand grows

Only a few months after securing a €12.5 million funding round, Dutch e-bike company VanMoof has raised another $40 million in Series B funding to cope with growth. The fresh cash comes from Norwest Venture Partners, Felix Capital and Balderton Capital. VanMoof says it has seen 10x revenue growth in the past 24 months, hitting […]

Curio raises $9 milllion in Series A funding for its curated audio platform

London-based Curio, which offers a subscription-based, curated audio content platform has closed a $9 million Series A round led by Earlybird, with Draper Esprit, Cherry Ventures and Horizons Ventures chipping in. Fabian Heilemann, partner at Earlybird, will be joining Curio’s board. Curio says it plans to use the fresh cash to strengthen its position in […]

PitchMe raises $1.2 million to bolster its skills-based talent marketplace

London-based PitchMe, which offers a skills-based talent marketplace that matches candidates’ soft and professional skills with the right job opportunities, has secured $1.2 million in a seed funding round led by New York-based Starta Ventures and joined by a UK-based family office and a number of angel investors (all unnamed). Used by the likes of […]