Today in European Tech: Revolut crowned UK’s most valuable tech firm in new round, HomeToGo’s $1 billion SPAC merger, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – British fintech firm Revolut has raised $800 million in a new funding round led by SoftBank and Tiger Global. Revolut, which offers banking and trading services through an app, is now valued at $33 billion. – HomeToGo, a travel tech startup focused on vacation rental […]

Today in European Tech: Permira buys 10.2% of Adevinta for €1.9 billion, YuLife and Railsbank raise $70 million, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Private equity powerhouse Permira has announced a strategic investment in Norway-listed online classifieds juggernaut Adevinta, buying approximately 125 million shares in the company from eBay – equal to a 10.2% stake – for a total price of €1.9 billion. – Israeli cybersecurity company Cybereason has […]

Today in European Tech: Mega-rounds for Quantexa and Remote, Eka Ventures and OTB launch new funds, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Business intelligence company ZoomInfo has agreed to acquire Israeli startup Chorus.ai, which develops an AI-based system to analyze sales calls, for $575 million. – London-based financial crime fighter Quantexa has just raised $153 million in Series D funding provided by Warburg Pincus and an allotment […]

Today in European Tech: LeasePlan spins off CarNext with €400 million in fresh funding, Danish fintech Lunar nabs €210 million, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Amsterdam-based CarNext, an online B2C and B2B used car marketplace, has announced that it has been carved out from LeasePlan with €400 million in fresh funding. – Danish digital challenger bank Lunar has raised €210 million in a Series D funding round led by family-owned […]

Today in European Tech: Bunq bags €193 million round, Younited Credit nabs $170 million, Swiss Post buys Tresorit, and much more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Amsterdam’s bunq has closed a record-breaking European fintech Series A round at €193 million. This now gives the neobank a valuation of €1.6 billion. Not too bad for a company that until this announcement had remained bootstrapped by its founder Ali Niknam for close to […]

Today in European Tech: Wise valued at $11 billion in direct listing, a $235 million round for AnyVision, Hopin buys Attendify, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Fintech scale-up Wise was valued at 7.95 billion pounds ($11 billion) on its market debut through direct listing, making it the largest ever tech listing in London by market capitalisation. – Israeli AI-based face recognition startup AnyVision has completed a $235 million Series C funding […]

Today in European Tech: ManoMano nabs $355 million, Volocopter and TravelPerk make acquisitions, Pleo valued at $1.7 billion, and more

Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Online DIY platform ManoMano today announced it has raised a $355 million round of financing giving the French scale-up a valuation of $2.6 billion. – Danish startup Pleo, which sells corporate expense management software and linked “smart” payment cards, has boosted its valuation to $1.7 […]