Partech Ventures closes €400 million in financing for its growth fund

Global investment firm Partech Ventures has completed the final closing of its first growth fund, dubbed Partech Growth, with a total of €400 million. That’s double the first close - Partech initially secured funds totalling €200 million back in January 2015. Partech Growth intends to invest between €10 million and €50 million in tech scale-ups […]

UK mobile bank Mondo to raise £6 million from investors and crowdfunding

UK-based Mondo, which bills itself as a mobile-first bank, is looking to raise £6 million by inviting customers to invest in the bank via crowdfunding platform Crowdcube along with VCs. The startup has secured £5 million from Passion Capital and is hoping to raise the remaining million from customers. Update: according to Business Insider, Mondo […]