UK-born ComplyAdvantage secures $50 million to continue global expansion

ComplyAdvantage, a London-based startup working in financial crime detection, has closed a $50 million Series C funding round that will fuel rapid product and market expansion across the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The round was led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’) through its Teachers’ Innovation Platform (TIP), which focuses […]


Belgian e-bike company Cowboy snags €23 million Series B to continue European expansion

Brussels-based e-bike company Cowboy has secured €23 million in Series B funding to pursue its mission of replacing city cars with sustainable transportation. Leading the round is Exor Seeds, the early stage investment arm of Exor, controlling shareholder of Ferrari and FCA. HCVC, Isomer Capital, Future Positive Capital and Index Ventures also participated. The Belgian […]


Berlin startup Layer raises €5 million seed round, led by Index Ventures, to make spreadsheets more collaborative

Layer, a Berlin-based startup building a productivity platform for spreadsheets, has raised €5 million in a seed funding round led by Index Ventures with participation from pre-seed backer btov Partners. The tool, which adds collaboration and workflow features on top of MS Excel and Google Sheets, is actually still in private beta and expected to […]


French retail tech company Alkemics seals €21 million Series C to expand into Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia

Alkemics, a Paris-based platform that connects global retailers with suppliers large and small, has raised a €21 million Series C round led by Highland Europe, along with Index Ventures, SEB and Cathay Innovation. Since raising €20 million in 2016, Alkemics has worked with the largest grocery retailers in France and the UK (including E.Leclerc, Intermarché, […]