Today in European Tech: Kahoot buys game maker Drops, AppsFlyer raised at a $2 billion valuation, Nokia’s CTO is leaving, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Norwegian learning platform company Kahoot has acquired Estonia’s language learning mobile game maker Drops for as much as $50 million. Kahoot is paying $31 million in cash, plus another $19 million if Drops performs well from 2020 to 2022. – Salesforce Ventures, the investing […]

Today in European Tech: $125M for psychedelic treatments, UK firms against Privacy Sandbox, HelloFresh buys Factor, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – German-born Atai Life Sciences has landed $125 million in funding from investors including Peter Thiel. “Atai is developing a range of drugs for mental health treatment, including ketamine, MDMA and psilocybin — the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms,” Sifted reports. – Berlin-born HelloFresh announced […]

Today in European Tech: Massive rounds for SellerX, Global Fashion Group, Satispay and Verbit, UK ups military/cyber budget, and more

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – Global Fashion Group, the Europe-based, publicly-listed online fashion and lifestyle platform company, has raised approximately €120 million in gross proceeds by means of a placement of 16.5 million new shares at a price of €7.30 apiece. – Buying up Amazon FBA stores and scaling […]

Today in European Tech: Harbr raises $38.5 million, PensionBee’s IPO plans, 1,000 new companies in Sweden, and more big stories

Hello! Here is what happened today in European tech: Deals – In a somewhat unexpected twist, online pension provider PensionBee has announced its intention to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The fintech company’s floatation on the stock market could see its valuation reach more than £300 million. – Gorillas, a Berlin, Germany-based startup […]