Today in European Tech: Wise IPO gets closer, Prosus buys GoodHabitz in €212 million deal, US warns EU over ‘Big Tech’ policies, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Prosus — the international assets holding arm of South African multinational Naspers, has announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in GoodHabitz – a provider of online training for businesses. The deal was completed for approx €212 million. – Oslo’s SNÖ Ventures has […]

Today in European Tech: Draper Esprit to raise £111 million, Immersive Labs nabs $75 million, IPO plans for OVH and Mister Spex

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Germany-based online optician Mister Spex has confirmed its plans to go public on the stock exchange. The eyewear retailer targets a Q3 IPO to raise roughly €225 million. – European online fashion platform ABOUT YOU has set the final offer for its private placement at […]

Today in European Tech: Northvolt raises $2.75 billion, LinkedIn invests in Hopin, SoftBank launches accelerator in Europe, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Stockholm-based sustainable lithium-ion battery maker Northvolt has raised $2.75 billion. – Hot on the heels of their $1.1 billion share issue raise, Stockholm’s Sinch has announced its intention to acquire the Melbourne-based firm MessageMedia for $1.1 billion in cash and 1,128,487 new shares in Sinch. […]

Today in European Tech: About You shoots for €4.4 billion valuation in IPO, Google bows to search engine rival pressure in Europe, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – About You, the German fashion e-commerce company that aims to digitalise mall visits by creating a personalised shopping experience on smartphones for young teens, is looking to raise €941 million euros in a Frankfurt IPO. Tuesday’s implied price range of between 21 euros and 26 […]