French accelerator Axeleo acquires B2B Rocks conference

Seven months on from closing its first fund at €25 million, French accelerator Axeleo has announced the acquisition of the B2B Rocks conference. No terms were disclosed. B2B Rocks is an event for investors and startups in B2B, SaaS, and enterprise software. The next edition of the conference will take place on September 6 in […]

Dutch fintech firm Ohpen raises €25 million to expand into new markets

SaaS-based core banking software Ohpen has raised €25 million in a Series C round led by private equity firm Amerborgh. Amsterdam’s Ohpen develops software tools used in the financial sector to digitalise services and for moving customers to the cloud. The new funds will be invested in growth and expanding into new markets. “Ohpen is […]

French startup Front raises $66 million for its shared inbox

Business communications app Front has raised $66 million led by Sequoia Capital with DFJ participating in the Series B round. Front is a shared inbox for the workplace that integrates a team’s various communications channels like email, live chat, voice, and programmes like Salesforce into one single platform. “Many companies have promised to kill email, […]

Video learning startup SpeachMe raises €10 million for international growth

SpeachMe, a French startup making video tutorial solutions, has raised €10 million in funding from Groupe Artémis’ Red River West, an initiative that funds French companies’ growth in the US. It develops video-based communication and learning tools within companies and employees, with customers including Airbus and Blablacar. It competes with the likes of US startup […]

Workflow and CRM software company Forest Admin raises €3 million

Forest Admin, an admin-as-a-service interface for businesses, that was founded in 2017 has announced a €3 million funding round for the development of its first product. Backed by Connect Ventures and French billionaire entrepreneur Xavier Niel, the funding will be used to accelerate product development of its SaaS CRM product and prepare for launching internationally. […]