This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the €140 million funding round for Sweden’s KRY, Brexit and the future of R&D funding in the EU, the Friend of a Friend standard, and more. In addition to that, listen to interviews with KRY’s Sabina Wizander, Luna’s Andrew Fleury, and Blue Duck Scooters’ Peter McGannon Gomez.
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 […]
UK-based Electronic Theatre has secured £8.6 million in Series A funding in a round led by Project A and Index Ventures, and joined by the likes of Sweet Capital and JamJar Investments, to develop its “new digital entertainment platform”. Electronic Theater was co-founded by Will Dean, who is also the co-founder of the endurance obstacle […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the fresh funding round for Manna, the prospects of takeaway delivery by drones, Irish regulators’ shortcomings related to the GDPR, the technological failures of the decade, and more.
Uncapped, Europe’s first revenue-based finance provider, has set out to help European founders raise working capital without giving up control of their business or going deep into debt. Based in London with an office in Warsaw, the new financing firm has raised a £10 million seed round from White Star Capital, Global Founders Capital, and […]
Vinted, a Lithuanian online used-clothing retailer, has raised €128 million euros (roughly $140 million) in a funding round that valued it at more than €1 billion, making it the small Baltic nation’s first tech unicorn. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and joined by prior backers such as Sprints Capital, Insight Venture Partners, […]
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 […]