Peanut, UK-based social network for women, raises $12 million to expand community beyond fertility and motherhood

Peanut, a London-based social network for women, has raised $12 million Series A led by EQT Ventures, with support from Index Ventures and Female Founders Fund. Naza Metghalchi from EQT Ventures will join Peanut’s majority-female board, alongside Hannah Seal from Index.  The social network aims to provide a community where women can seek support and […]


European veterans of GitLab and Unbabel secure $11 million seed funding for Remote, an HR tech platform

Remote, a fully distributed HR tech startup with Dutch and Portuguese founders, has raised $11 million in seed funding to expand into 40 new international markets. The round was led by Two Sigma Ventures, with participation from Index Ventures, General Catalyst, Liquid2, INKEF Ventures, Remote First Capital, plus angel investors from GitLab and HackerOne. The […]


French company Alan secures €50 million Series C to expand digital health insurance across Europe

Alan, a Paris-based digital health insurance provider, has closed a €50 million Series C round led by Singapore’s Temasek, with support from other investors such as Index Ventures. The funding brings the company’s total amount raised to €125 million. “Once the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 health crisis, we believe that patients’ expectations […]


London-based startup Argent seals $12 million Series A for easy-to-use cryptocurrency wallet

London-based Argent, a smart wallet for controlling digital assets and identity, has raised a $12 million Series A led by Paradigm, a Sequoia Capital-backed fund making its first investment in Europe. Existing investors Index Ventures, Creandum and firstminute Capital also participated in the round. Awarded “Hottest Blockchain Startup” at the 2019 Europas, the Argent smart […]