Estonian-born CRM startup Pipedrive acquires Riga-based Mailigen

Pipedrive, a sales CRM startup founded in Estonia, has acquired Latvian email marketing automation startup Mailigen for an undisclosed amount. The two companies plan to spend the next few months working on product and team integration and come to the market with a “new, high-value offering for customers.” This is the first acquisition in the […]

Estonian-founded cybersecurity training startup RangeForce raises $1.5 million

Tallinn and New York-based cybersecurity startup RangeForce has secured $1.5 million in a funding round led by Paladin Capital Group with participation from Trind Ventures. Gibb Witham from Paladin Capital Group will join the board of directors. RangeForce has created a learning platform that simulates cyber attack scenarios to teach and assess the skills of […]

Estonian ride-hailing startup Taxify becomes Bolt, reportedly looks for more funding

Tallinn-founded startup Taxify has announced its rebranding to Bolt, which is also the brand it’s been using for its electric scooter sharing platform. The company stated that removing the “taxi” from its name reflects that it’s moved towards becoming a broader transportation platform. Currently, Bolt’s offering includes ride-hailing with cars and motorbikes, as well as […]

Estonian-founded “smart garden” startup Click & Grow raises $11 million from an IKEA stores operator and other investors

Tallinn-based startup Click & Grow, which produces indoor gardens, has landed $11 million in a funding round led by Estonian-based United Angels VC alongside two strategic investors: Ingka Group, the world’s largest home furnishing retailer operating 367 IKEA stores, and SEB Alliance, the corporate venture arm of the French Groupe SEB. Y Combinator and Yunqi VC […]