German digital insurance startup Coya receives $10 million from Silicon Valley

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.

French car-sharing startup Vulog raises €17.5 million

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.

Swedish product marketing startup inRiver raises €10.5 million

Malmö-based product information management startup inRiver has received €10.5 million. The funding comes from existing investors Verdane Capital, Industrial Development Fund, and Zobito, and partially through a loan from the EIB fund EFSI, the European Fund for Strategic Investments.