Today in European Tech: Barcelona’s Impress scores $50 million, German watchdog steps up monitoring of N26, Italy fines Google €102 million

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Israeli international e-commerce platform Global-E has raised $375 million in its initial public offering on Nasdaq, at a company valuation of $3.55 billion. – US-based VC firm Top Tier Capital has set up its first dedicated European fund of funds, with nearly €260 million raised […]

Today in European Tech: A ‘complex’ joint venture with SoftBank, a Hedosophia-flavoured SPAC and some BIG funding rounds

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Hedosophia, the London-based fund manager, plans to raise an initial €400 million through a SPAC in Amsterdam. Dubbed ‘Hedosophia European Growth’, it then plans to merge with a European tech “unicorn” and then use the newly merged vehicle to target other European tech companies, valued […]

Today in European Tech: The ‘Internet Computer’ goes live, a new proptech fund, students’ little helper StuDocu nabs $50 million

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Amsterdam-based student-to-student knowledge exchange platform StuDocu has raised $50 million from Partech. – The London-based homecare brand smol celebrates its third year anniversary with the announcement of a $34 million Series B raise. – The first property technology fund in the Benelux region, AMAVI Capital […]

Today in European Tech: Kahoot buys Clever for up to $500 million, France’s Shift raises $220 million in unicorn round, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Not often that a European tech company buys a US-based company for half a billion dollars, but here we are: Norway’s Kahoot this morning announced that it is acquiring California-based Clever, a K-12 EdTech learning platform. The combination of two of the world’s leading digital […]

Today in European Tech: Metacore scores €150 million in financing, Klarna’s shiny new London HQ (and plans for the UK), and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Finnish mobile games company Metacore has secured a €150 million credit line from crosstown friend Supercell. This credit line adds on two Supercell’s previous faith in the company, investing €5 million in 2018, and €15 million in 2020, as well as a €10 million credit […]

Today in European Tech: Bolt moves into car sharing, Razor Group nabs $400 million, new funds for Stride VC, Proptech1 and Rockstart

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Razor Group, a Berlin-based startup buying up promising Amazon sellers and scaling them into bigger, multi-channel businesses, has closed financing of $400 million to scale. – Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based cybersecurity firm Acronis has raised over $250 million in a new funding round from CVC Capital Partners […]