Today, Tech.eu and Stripe are releasing a new research report focused on analysing the increase of late-stage funding rounds (financing rounds of €100 million or more) for fast-growing Europe-born tech companies. Titled “Blooming Late: The rise of late-stage funding for European tech scale-ups”, it’s the third and last in a series of reports diving into […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discussed the funding news of the presentation collaboration startup Pitch, what’s going on with funding rounds in Germany, what a digital prophet does, and much more. Also, check out an interview with Sacha Michaud, co-founder of Glovo.
Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). Esben Østergaard is a prominent figure in the Danish robotics ecosystem. Back in 2005, he co-founded Universal Robots, which became a pioneer in building collaborative robots, or cobots, and was acquired by […]
This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the fresh funding round of Unbabel and the gig economy in general, new tech-related documents leaked from the European Commission, cap table issues in the Nordics and beyond, the mystery of Cachette Capital, and more. The featured interview of the day is a conversation with Carly Kind, director of the Ada Lovelace Institute.
Unbabel, the AI+human translation platform, has raised a $60 million Series C round, led by Point72 Ventures, along with e.ventures, Greycroft, and Indico Capital Partners. The latest investment is nearly three times the $23 million Series B raised in 2018, bringing the company’s total funding to $91 million. Combining state-of-the-art AI with a global community […]
After eight years of bootstrapped and global growth, Paris-based Agorapulse has raised £14.7 million in funding to strengthen its market leadership in social media management for small and medium businesses. The round was led by Hi Inov Dentressangle, with support from Cipio Partners and Entrepreneur Venture; all three investors specialize in growth-stage SaaS investments. Agorapulse […]
Exclusive: London-based Fortunis Capital has injected £400,000 into “the Tinder for Sports” app Sportside, which enables users to get matched with people who share the same sports interests and/or are looking to play or participate in their sport of choice (provided it’s included in the list of 130+ identified by the startup). The app basically […]