Polish private equity firm MCI Management invests in iZettle

iZettle, the Swedish fintech company that offers merchants across Europe and Latin America the ability to process card payments via its mobile card readers, has another new investor. Warsaw-based private equity and venture capital firm MCI Management has invested in iZettle, just months after the latter landed €60 million in funding from Intel Capital, Zouk […]

Salesforce plans to invest up to $100 million in European enterprise cloud startups in the next few years

Salesforce Ventures, the American cloud behemoth’s corporate investment arm, has earmarked $100 million to back promising European enterprise cloud software startups, TechCrunch reports. The news comes right after Salesforce Ventures was revealed to be the latest investor in the Series A round of Portugal’s Talkdesk. Just over a year ago, Salesforce announced that it had […]

Accel injects €18 million into French medical appointment booking software startup Doctolib

After raising €5 million in funding in the past, Paris-based Doctolib has scored a €18 million Series B financing round led by Accel Partners to internationally expand its growing booking and management software suite for doctors. Also chipping in are some notable angel investors, namely Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, founder and CEO of PriceMinister (acquired by Rakuten) […]

Spanish location data visualisation startup CartoDB scores $23m in growth funding from Accel, Salesforce and others

CartoDB, the Madrid/New York-based startup that specialises in location data analysis and visualisation software, has secured $23 million in Series B funding to support its international growth. The round was led by new investor Accel Partners, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and prior backers Earlybird Ventures and Kibo Ventures, and brings the total capital raised […]