UK-based fintech scale-up flatfair raises over £9 million to become “the Paypal of property rental”

British fintech scale-up flatfair has raised over £9 million in a funding round led by Index Ventures to expand its deposit-free renting platform. The company plans to use the capital to hire a significant number of product engineers, data scientists, and business development specialists who will create and develop new features and services. Before flatfair, […]

UK-based travel booking startup Duffel raises $21.5 million

London-founded travel booking startup Duffel has landed $21.5 million in a funding round from Benchmark, Blossom Capital, and Index Ventures. An interesting detail about the company, which has raised more than $25 million so far, is that it’s yet to make its product publicly available. Duffel, which was part of Y Combinator’s cohort in the […]

Danish-founded reviews site Trustpilot raises $55 million

Copenhagen-based reviews platform Trustpilot has landed a $55 million funding round led by Sunley House Capital Management, with participation from existing investors Vitruvian Partners, Draper Esprit, Index Ventures, and Northzone. This Series E round brings the total amount raised by the company to more than $170 million. Founded in 2007, Trustpilot allows users to review […]

German wealth tech startup Raisin raises $114 million for its “deposit-as-a-service” platform

Berlin-based startup Raisin, a global marketplace for term deposits, has raised a $114 million funding round from its existing investors Index Ventures, PayPal, Ribbit Capital, and Thrive Capital. Raisin plans to use the capital injection for “strategic acquisitions and further internationalisation,” the company stated in a press release. Since its launch in 2012, Raisin — […]

Dutch property valuation startup GeoPhy raises $33 million

Delft-founded AI proptech startup GeoPhy has landed a $33 million funding round led by Index Ventures, with participation from existing investors Inkef Capital and Hearst Ventures. The startup founded by two architects applies supervised machine learning methods to commercial property valuation by capturing “thousands of data-points from public and private sources, including satellite images and […]

London-based Argent raises $4 million for its “smart” cryptocurrency wallet

The UK-founded startup Argent has raised $4 million from Index Ventures, Creandum, firstminute, Hummingbird, and Mattias Ljungman (partner at Atomico). The company works on a product that it touts as “the first smart wallet” for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications based on the Ethereum blockchain. Argent’s mobile app for Android and iOS allows users to access […]