Barcelona-based unicorn Glovo lands €450 million in series F funding, the largest in Spanish startup history

Barcelona-based multi-category delivery service Glovo has entered the history books with their €450 million series F funding round. The round was led by Lugard Road Capital and the Luxor Capital Group and saw participation from follow on investors Delivery Hero, Drake Enterprises and GP Bullhound.  The largest funding round for a Spanish startup to date, […]

London-based short term rental manager GuestReady acquires The Porto Concierge

London-based GuestReady, a short-term rental facilitator has snapped up Portugal’s leading competitor, The Porto Concierge. Financials of the deal were not disclosed. The entire team at The Porto Concierge is expected to join the GuestReady Group. “We have been friendly competitors of GuestReady since 2018 and knew the Portuguese team well. The industry is consolidating […]

London/Berlin-based mobile native e-commerce platform Fy! raises £5 million

London/Berlin-based home, living, and lifestyle retail platform Fy! has raised £5 million. Led by Hoxton Ventures, the round also included a number of undisclosed angel investors. The investment is expected to further propel international expansion primarily into the US, Australia and the EU. Likewise, Fy! is reporting that the funding will also be earmarked for […]

Kyiv-based edtech Preply raises $35 million in funding

Edtech platform Preply​, has secured an additional $35 million of funding, a number that’s larger than all of their fundraising activities since 2013. The round was co-led by Owl Ventures and Full In Partners, with participation from previous investors Point Nine Capital, Hoxton Ventures and All Iron. Likewise former angel investors Delivery Hero co-founder and […]

Berlin-based Monite raises €1.1 million to automate admin and accounting for SMEs in Europe

Monite wants to alleviate the (on average) 15 hours per week that small to medium sized businesses spend on financial admin tasks. Announced today, Monite is launching their financial management platform that seeks to automate the admin and accounting processes. The €1.1 million pre-see round includes investments from Tomahawk VC, signals Venture Capital, InVentures and […]