Today in European Tech: Hopin raises $400 million, Deliveroo picks London for its upcoming IPO, Xero buys Planday, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – UK-based virtual events platform Hopin has raised a $400 million Series C round from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst and others at a $5.65 billion valuation. – Deliveroo, the UK-based meal delivery company, has chosen London as the venue for a planned $10 billion stock market […]

Today in European Tech: Volocopter scores €200 million, ‘Budget 2021’ presented in the UK, Sofinnova’s new €445 million fund, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Germany-based urban air mobility firm Volocopter has secured €200 million in new funding as it gears up for certification – and commercialisation – for VoloCity, its electric air taxi. – Paris, London and Milan-based Sofinnova Partners has recently announced the closing of their oversubscribed late-stage […]

Today in European Tech: TikTok’s “Safety Advisory Council” for Europe, Rohlik scores €190 million, Vungle buys GameRefinery + more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Rohlik, the Czech Republic-based online grocery supermarket and delivery service founded in 2014, is now a €300 million-a-year business thanks to Covid-19. The Prague-based company today announced that it has secured €190 million in funding to fuel further growth. – Israeli digital asset security infrastructure […]

This Week in European Tech: Klarna set for $31B valuation as business grows, idealista nabs €250 million, Lakestar’s SPAC listing, and more

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked nearly 90 tech funding deals worth more than €1.6 billion, and about 25 M&A transactions, rumours, and related news stories across Europe, including Russia, Israel, and Turkey. As always, we are putting all of them together for you in a handy list sent in our round-up newsletter […]

Today in European Tech: Made.com is en route to an IPO, France’s Sorare scores €40 million, Klarna reveals 2020 earnings, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Made.com, the UK-based online furniture retailer, has reportedly picked a trio of investment banks to work on a stock market flotation that would value it at up to £1 billion. – Desenio, a Swedish direct-to consumer company that sells wall art online, today started trading […]