Deutsche Bank has acquired a roughly 4.9 percent stake in Hamburg-based fintech startup Deposit Solutions, which counts Peter Thiel, Greycroft, Kinnevik and e.ventures among its earlier backers. Neither company disclosed the exact terms and volume of the investment, but Handelsblatt reported earlier this morning that the deal gives Deposit Solutions a valuation of around €1 […]
A spotlight on TeamViewer, a German software firm that’s already had a successful exit – and may repeat that trick as it continues to grow under everyone’s radar.
Edinburgh, Scotland-based travel metasearch website Skyscanner has raised $192 million at a $1.6 billion valuation. FT has the scoop. The investors are Artemis, Baillie Gifford, Khazanah Nasional Berhad (the investment arm of the Malaysian government), Vitruvian Partners and Yahoo! Japan. Reuters reports that the funds raised include both primary and secondary proceeds, according to Skyscanner, […]
You wait ages for one and then two come along at once….no not buses, unicorns! Literally hours after BlaBlaCar became Europe’s latest unicorn, now HelloFresh has joined the club too
Almost exactly a year ago, Swedish payment solutions provider Klarna announced that it would expand to the United States in ‘early 2015’, and subsequently demonstrated that its plans were ambitious by revealing that they would spend “at least $100 million” in the next three years to attack the US market. Clearly, it’s taken Klarna a […]