Dutch food delivery startup Bistroo aims to take on the industry giants by returning ‘power to the people’

Eindhoven-based Bistroo is on a mission to offer a sustainable alternative to the predatory food delivery marketplace. They’re seeking to do this through a collective shift away from the giants, namely Just Eat Takeaway.com, formerly Thuisbezorgd.nl, and/or Uber Eats in the Netherlands, over to a more restaurant owner and consumer-friendly platform. The young company has just raised $10 […]

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 […]