Event platform Conferize raises $2.4 million in new funding

Danish event management platform Conferize has raised $2.4 million to further develop its SaaS product for event organizers. The fresh investment comes from former group CEO of Falck, Allan Søgaard Larsen, who will now be appointed president of Conferize’s board, and former CEO of Oticon, Lars Kolind. The startup has developed a SaaS cloud-based event […]

Russian Qiwi buys CRM startup Flocktory for $14 million

Russian Qiwi, a major electronic payment operator, is buying the Russian startup Flocktory, which produces SaaS software for customer management. Qiwi has agreed to pay 832.8 million rubles (around $14 million) in exchange for a 80 percent stake in the startup. The other 20 percent of shares will continue to be held by the founders and key employees of Flocktory.

MotorK raises $10 million for its online car sales solution

New car sales platform MotorK has announced a Series A round of $10 million from 83North, formerly known as Greylock IL, with participation from Zobito. The London-based MotorK’s products assist buyers and car dealers of new cars through its car marketplace DriveK and SaaS platform for dealers, DealerK. The European market saw around 14.6 million […]

UK-based martech startup Audiense raises £3.8 million

UK-based Audiense, a martech company and Software-as-a-Service developer, has raised £3.8 million. The funding comes from investor and former chairman of King Digital (creators of Candy Crush) Mel Morris. The new investment will be used to support the company’s ambitious growth plans, including investing in sales, powerful new platform functionality, and expansion into North America.

SaaS analytics platform Seerene raises $14 million from Lakestar and Earlybird

Potsdam-based Seerene has raised $14 million in a Series A round led by Lakestar Capital Partners with participation from Earlybird Venture Capital. Seerene, a SaaS analytics platform, plans to invest the new funds into the product and push its platform into new markets. The platform, first developed at the Hasso Plattner Institute, has been developed […]

Turkish financial SaaS company Paraşüt secures $2 million Series B round

Turkey’s Paraşüt, a SaaS bookkeeping startup, has raised $2 million in a series B round from Diffusion Capital Partners, 500 Startups, and previous investors Revo Capital and Ribbit Capital. Istanbul-based Paraşüt, or Parachute, develops a cloud-based invoice and financial management platform. It recently announced a partnership with Akbank Direct to allow for bank transfers through […]