Today in European Tech: TikTok’s “Safety Advisory Council” for Europe, Rohlik scores €190 million, Vungle buys GameRefinery + more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Rohlik, the Czech Republic-based online grocery supermarket and delivery service founded in 2014, is now a €300 million-a-year business thanks to Covid-19. The Prague-based company today announced that it has secured €190 million in funding to fuel further growth. – Israeli digital asset security infrastructure […]

Today in European Tech: Made.com is en route to an IPO, France’s Sorare scores €40 million, Klarna reveals 2020 earnings, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Made.com, the UK-based online furniture retailer, has reportedly picked a trio of investment banks to work on a stock market flotation that would value it at up to £1 billion. – Desenio, a Swedish direct-to consumer company that sells wall art online, today started trading […]

Today in European Tech: Serena’s new €300M fund, a filing for a HelloFresh-flavoured SPAC in the US, Cazoo buys Cluno, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – French VC firm Serena has launched a new fund, Serena III, bringing the company’s available capital for early-stage and Series A startups to more than €300 million. – Filed! A couple of German entrepreneurs led by HelloFresh co-founder and CEO Dominik Richter are teaming up […]

Today in European Tech: EU debuts flagship projects including drone tech and space comms, Lakestar’s successful SPAC listing, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Star investor Lakestar’s SPAC rose as it started trading in Frankfurt after raising €275 million in Europe’s largest-ever listing of a blank-check company focused on technology acquisitions. – Berlin-based ultrafast grocery delivery startup Gorillas has reportedly inked its €100 million investment deal. – Israeli fintech […]

Today in European Tech: Crowdstrike buys Humio for $400 million, a new Earlybird fund, Revolut hikes it fees, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Danish-British log management software company Humio has been acquired by cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike for a total of around $400 million. – Earlybird Digital East Fund — a fund associated with Germany’s Earlybird VC, but operating separately — has launched a €200 million successor fund. – […]