Vinted, a Lithuanian online used-clothing retailer, has raised €128 million euros (roughly $140 million) in a funding round that valued it at more than €1 billion, making it the small Baltic nation’s first tech unicorn. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and joined by prior backers such as Sprints Capital, Insight Venture Partners, […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about Volocopter’s latest funding round and its plan to launch air taxi service, Startupbootcamp and the future of the public exchange, whether there’s a place for sauna parties at tech events, and much more. Today’s featured interview is with Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp.
This is the first batch of interviews the team of Tech.eu recorded in at the TechChill conference in Riga, Latvia, last month. It doesn’t mean, however, that we only talked to people from the Baltics about the local ecosystem — far from that, actually. In this episode, we’ve talked to Kat Borlongan from La French Tech, Anna Andersone of Riga Tech Girls, and Milda Mitkutė from Vinted.
Tech.eu catches up with Vinted, YPlan, Onefinestay, and TUI ahead of Open Mobile Summit in London next month to talk about high-growth mobile marketplaces.
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 […]
Charmaine Li shines a light on Vinted, a rare Lithuanian-born tech startup that is breaking through on an international level with its secondhand marketplace. A chat with Vinted CEO Justas Janauskas.