The news was reported yesterday by German startup media, but as part of our ongoing efforts to keep track of the ever-changing European VC landscape: Vienna, Austria-based early-stage investment firm Speedinvest has raised its second fund, with €90 million / $100 million committed. There are a few interesting nuggets here. One is that this is […]
Vinted, a Vilnius, Lithuania-based e-commerce startup that’s been seeing a lot of interest in its peer-to-peer marketplace for secondhand fashion items, has raised $27 million in Series C funding in a round led by international media company Hubert Burda Media. VC firms Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners also participated in the round, which brings […]
Another day, another European VC firm announces funding. This time it’s Berlin-based Paua Ventures, whose first institutional fund goes live today with a first close of $45 million, with a final close expected to come in at about $65 million. Paua is a relatively young VC firm, which was bootstrapped by its management team with […]
Berlin, Germany-based travel startup GoEuro has raised $45 million in Series B funding on the heels of GetYourGuide securing $50 million last month. Goldman Sachs led the funding round, with new investors Atomico, Yuri Milner (DST), Tom Stafford, Sebastian Siemiatkowski (Klarna) and Ilkka Paananen (Supercell) chipping in. GoEuro claims its the largest platform in Europe […]
According to the FT, Google Ventures will stop investing out of a fund that it set up last year to invest in European startups, folding it back into the global GV fund.
Melty, the Paris, France-based publisher of a host of websites and applications primarily targeting people between 18 and 30 years old, has raised €10.5 million in venture capital, Tech.eu has learned. The financing round, which is mean to boost content production and fuel international expansion, was led by Jaina Capital, a VC firm started by […]
If you think the (European) VC industry could use some change, now’s your chance to speak up, or at least to indicate what you think is good and bad about the current state of affairs in an online survey. ACTIVE Venture Partners, the Barcelona-based investment firm behind companies such as Packlink, Fishbrain, UserZoom, Restaurantes.com, Yieldr […]