Karlsruhe-based AI text processing SaaS thingsTHINKING raises €4.5 million in seed round led by Earlybird

Deeptech AI startup thingsTHINKING has raised €4.5 million in a funding round led by Earlybird which saw participation from a number of angel investors. The company’s offering, semantha, moves the needle on textual processing by providing out-of-the-box functionality, bypassing the dreaded training phase for AI-based applications. “With semantha, domain experts can finally educate an AI […]

Düsseldorf-based commodities trading platform Metalshub hammers home $11 million, pulls entire industry to the 21st-century forge

Metal industry digital trading and price intelligence platform Metalshub has raised $11 million in a Series A round in their move to kill email and spreadsheet commercial trading for good. The round was led by Acton Capital and saw participation from existing investors Point Nine, Chrome Invest, and several angel investors. The funding will be […]

Munich-based StudySmarter raises $15 million in Series A round

Munich’s edtech startup StudySmarter has raised $15 million in a Series A round with ambitions to become the world’s central hub for learning. The investment arrives via Owl Ventures and Left Lane Capital, as well as individual investors Lars Fjelsoe-Nielsen and existing investor Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures. The capital is expected to accelerate StudySmarter’s scale-up […]

Hamburg’s re:ceeve increases seed funding to $13.5 million

Hamburg-based re:ceeve has increased their seed funding to $13.5 million in its effort to become the leading no-code collections SaaS solution. Existing investors Mangrove, Speedinvest and Seedcamp all participated in the expansion round, with Seaya Ventures and 14W now on board. The funding is expected to expand the debt servicing and brokerage capabilities of the […]