Tech.eu Podcast #135: The new Commission, Libra’s tough times in Europe, Amsterdam is a cool place to IPO, bad Amazon habits, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the new European Commission, Europe’s stance on the Libra cryptocurrency, Amsterdam as an IPO destination, language studies, Amazon habits, and much more. The featured interview of the week is with Harold Saar, head of fleet development at Stigo, an e-vehicle company from Estonia.

Fundathon by Peak Capital: Win €100,000 in funding in one day

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Dutch digital top-up startup Creative Group secures €22 million

Creative Group, a fintech startup headquartered in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, has landed a €22 million in funding from Prime Ventures, which was the sole investor in this round. Creative Group’s main focus is digital top-up in the areas like call credit, entertainment, and prepaid gaming cards. The company’s consumer-facing labels are Recharge.com and Rapido.com, while […]

Amsterdam-based car repair startup Fixico lands €7 million

Dutch online platform for car damage repair Fixico has secured €7 million in funding from Silicon Valley-based Autotech Ventures, with participation from existing investors Laurens Groenendijk and Orange Growth Capital. This round brings the total amount raised by Fixico to €14.3 million. The startup currently operates in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and South Africa, and […]

Amsterdam-based sales chatbot startup Maxwell raises €400,000

Dutch chatbot startup Maxwell has secured €400,000 in funding from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) and River Venture Partners. Maxwell has developed a messenger marketing platform for Shopify-based online stores that includes several steps, from cart reminder and checkout to review and activation of the customer. It works on Facebook Messenger, and the startup plans […]

European Investment Bank will lend €100 million to Dutch and German small businesses through Funding Circle

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will lend €100 million to Dutch and German small and medium enterprises through the Funding Circle peer-to-peer business loans platform. The bank expects this investment to support more than 2,000 startups and small businesses, based on the average loan amount of €40,000 to €70,000. This is […]