Berlin-based healthtech startup PlusDental raises €32 million

PlusDental, German-born telemedicine startup focused on dentistry, has landed a €32 million funding round led by Hong Kong-based Ping An Global Voyager Fund. Existing investors HV Holtzbrinck Ventures and Lakestar also participated in the round, and so did Christian Wegner, founder of the Berlin-based “re-commerce” platform Momox. Founded in 2017 and formerly known as Sunshine […]

Tech.eu Podcast #31: Babbel's milestone, Mondo & Payleven, more new funds, interview with Shakil Khan and standardised term sheets

Tech.eu Podcast #117: EU’s latest investigation into Apple; interview with Isidro Laso; big tech tax in Israel; Apple’s acquisitions; the story of CureVac; and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the new tax for big tech companies that Israel wants to introduce, the EU’s new investigation into Apple’s practices, the quality of M&A data in Europe, six-wheeled cars, health tech startups, and much more. We’ve also got a pre-recorded interview with Isidro Laso, former head of Startup Europe.

Barcelona-based mental health startup Psious raises €8 million

Spain’s Psious, a VR startup that’s working on a platform for the treatment of mental health disorders, has raised €8 million in a funding round co-led by Sabadell Asabys, Caixa Capital Micro II, and Caixa Capital Tic II, with participation from Banc Sabadell and Carlos Gallardo. Psious plans to use the capital injections to complete […]

Tech.eu Podcast #52: Austria's startup plan, funding for Personio and YouDo, Mangrove's Mark Tluszcz and EU vs. Google (again)

Tech.eu Podcast #114: The UK wants to tackle “online harms”; telemedicine on the rise; events in May; Spotify and the music industry; interview with Tick’s Jessica Butcher

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the new proposal on how to tackle “online harms” from the UK’s DCMS, the goings-on in the telemedicine industry, the long list of events in the first weeks of May, and much more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Jessica Butcher, co-founder of Blippar and Tick.

Swedish healthy diet startup Lifesum bags $5 million from Balderton Capital

Stockholm-based digital health startup Lifesum has raised $5 million in funding from Balderton Capital’s Liquidity I fund. The company also announced that it now has 35 million users worldwide, of which 2 million have been added in 2019. Lifesum is a healthy nutrition app that works with smartphones, wearables, and connected devices. It offers the […]

German-founded digital therapeutics startup Kaia Health raises $10 million

Munich-founded startup Kaia Health that develops solutions for treating chronic pains, has raised a $10 million funding round led by Balderton Capital. The company plans to use the capital to fuel its rollout in the US that starts with an office in New York and fund further clinical studies. Kaia’s digital therapeutics solutions aim at […]

Dutch medical research data startup Castor EDC raises €5.3 million

Castor EDC, an Amsterdam-based healthtech startup, has raised €5.3 million in a funding round led by INKEF with participation from several angel investors. The company is planning to use the fresh capital to expand its research data platform in the US. Founded in 2012, Castor EDC is working on an Electronic Data Capture (that’s what […]