TerraPay, a Dutch fintech startup that was incubated by Indian mobile solutions provider Comviva, has been acquired by its management and a duo of investors, namely Prime Ventures and Partech Africa. In addition, the consortium has teamed up with IFC to pump $9.6 million into the company to bankroll its global expansion as it competes […]
France-based music application publishing powerhouse Music World Media (MWM) has raised €50 million in Series B funding to expand its scope to other creative outlets. The company had previously raised €10 million, and after racking up more than 400 million app downloads has now added investors such as blisce/, Idinvest Partners, Bpifrance’s Large Venture fund, […]
London-based on-demand ‘artificial voices’ provider Sonantic has secured €2.3 million in seed funding with a lofty goal to upend the global game and entertainment voice industry. The round was led by EQT Ventures with prior backers such as Entrepreneur First, AME Cloud Ventures and Bart Swanson of Horizons Ventures chipping in. Founded by two speech […]
Manty, a France-based govtech startup, has raised 2.4 million euros to accelerate the deployment of its ‘Vision’ platform to reach 100 local administrations by year’s end (via Les Echos). Launched in January 2017 by Mathieu Nohet, Lucas Gaillard and Joseph-Marie Valleix, the startup’s platform essentially aims to help public officials make decisions, and optimises the […]
London-based fintech investment platform Anthemis has closed $90 million for its latest, insurtech-focused fund with the participation of Aflac Global Ventures, Sumitomo Life, Nürnberger Versicherung and Daido Life Insurance Company. Anthemis has also announced the appointment of Kate Sampson as the Managing Director. She previously held the position of VP of Risk Solutions at Lyft […]
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 […]