Russian food and recipe delivery service Elementaree has raised $2 million from several private investors. Backers include the investment director of UFG Private Equity Ilya Ogay, the founder of the Abner investment fund Boris Zhilin, and senior vice president of Veeam Software Anton Antich.
German Crowdfox GmbH, an online shopping marketplace, has raised €4.7 million in a Series A financing round, which includes a €2 million convertible bond secured in April. The investment round was led by TAKKT Beteiligungsgesellschaft.
Dutch video game developer OrangeGames has taken over the Berlin-based game company Plinga. OrangeGames now holds all the shares in the startup, which was previously backed by Rocket Internet. The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
Austrian startup Playbrush, which turns toothbrushing into a game for kids, has raised $2 million. The investment comes from existing investors Speedinvest and Hansi Hansmann, and the former race car driver Harold Primat.
Berlin-based insurtech startup Coya has raised a $10 million seed funding round led by Silicon Valley’s Valar Ventures, a VC firm backed by Peter Thiel, with participation from e.ventures and La Famiglia. Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, is known for investing in European fintech startups, including the UK’s TransferWise and Germany’s N26.
German 3D printing company RepRap has received €1 million in funding from BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft.
French car-sharing startup Vulog has raised €14.5 million. The investment comes from the UK’s Frog Capital and the Czech Republic’s Inven Capital. The startup previously raised €8.4 million two years ago from the Ecotechnologies Fund and the Environmental Technologies Fund.