Matosinhos, Portugal-based pet products and wellness provider Barkyn has extended its Series A round to close at €8 million. The extension saw an additional €3 million arrive via foodtech investors Five Seasons Ventures, as they join existing investors Indico Capital Partners, All Iron Ventures, Portugal Ventures, and Shilling Capital. The funding is expected to take […]
Portugal’s flexible compensation solution Coverflex has raised €5 million in pre-seed funding and seeks to reduce corporate costs and maximise employee’s earning potential. The raise was led by Breega, and saw participation from the 200M Fund and unnamed Portuguese angel investors. The funding is expected to fuel international rollout and recruitment efforts. “The way we […]
As we saw in the Forward Partners and Landscape VC study published last week, founders want more than just money. They’re looking for seasoned veterans with real industry know-how to help guide them to success. To this end, Portugal-based VC firm Shilling has launched a new €30 million fund, dubbed the Founders Fund, which is […]
A fresh round of funding will be used to fuel new technology developments and increase sales at Birmingham/Porto-based biomedical company Adapttech. The £2 million round was supported by existing investors Bionova Capital, and the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund, an arm of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund. The round also saw new […]
This week, Andrii Degeler and Natalie Novick discuss the fresh funding round of Unbabel and the gig economy in general, new tech-related documents leaked from the European Commission, cap table issues in the Nordics and beyond, the mystery of Cachette Capital, and more. The featured interview of the day is a conversation with Carly Kind, director of the Ada Lovelace Institute.
Unbabel, the AI+human translation platform, has raised a $60 million Series C round, led by Point72 Ventures, along with e.ventures, Greycroft, and Indico Capital Partners. The latest investment is nearly three times the $23 million Series B raised in 2018, bringing the company’s total funding to $91 million. Combining state-of-the-art AI with a global community […]
CASAFARI, a fledgling Lisbon, Portugal-based proptech company, has raised €5 million in a seed financing round led by Lakestar and joined by real estate investment fund Round Hill Capital to pursue expansion across Europe. Proptech is not unfamiliar territory for Lakestar, which has made over 12 real estate tech investments to date, including Airbnb, Opendoor, […]