All the information and data below can found in our weekly newsletter (sent every Friday afternoon) as well, but just to showcase that Europe doesn’t come to a complete standstill in July-August: these are 10 sizeable funding rounds announced in the past week alone: - European online auction house Catawiki (NL) raised $82 million in […]
Rocket Internet-incubated GoButler, the German-born but currently NYC-headquartered startup behind an epynomous virtual assistant, has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by General Catalyst Partners with participation from Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital, Lakestar, Slow Ventures, BoxGroup and Cherry Ventures. GoButler provides a free, text […]
Amsterdam-based Catawiki, Europe’s fastest-growing online auction house for unique objects, has closed a $82 million Series C round of financing from international investors to support its growth. Founded in 2008 by René Schoenmakers (CEO) and Marco Jansen (CTO), Catawiki was originally conceived as a community for collectors to buy and sell collectibles such as comic […]
Sweden’s Tictail, the free-to-use DIY e-commerce platform, has nabbed a $22 million Series B round. Neil Murray interviewed CEO Carl Waldekranz to get the low-down on the funding round – and more.
London startup Deliveroo is today announcing a $70 million Series C financing round led by San Francisco-based investment Greenoaks Capital and Index Ventures, with participation from prior backers Accel Partners and Hoxton Ventures. That would have put them in the list of biggest funding rounds in European tech in the first half of 2015 if […]
Moscow-based online used car marketplace CarPrice has closed a Series B investment round of $40 million to support its growth in Russia and international expansion plans. The round was led by Baring Vostok with additional participation from Almaz Capital and other investors. CarPrice bills itself as the largest broker and online auctioneer for second-hand cars […]
Notion Capital, the London VC firm that ‘likes B2B’, has completed the first close of its third fund at $120 million (target: $150 million). The investment firm says it will continue backing emerging European cloud computing and SaaS companies, and that it is now effectively the largest fund in Europe dedicated to that category with […]