In today’s show, we discuss fresh funding, a new startup, an acquisition deal, an IPO, a court case — and of course mention a SPAC. In the second part, listen to an interview with Krystian Kolondra, who explains the latest $100-million announcement by the browser maker Opera.
Billhop, a Swedish company that enables businesses and individuals to pay their invoices by credit card, has closed a €4 million Series A round from fintech VC Element Ventures. The new funding will go to product development and growing the team, particularly sales and marketing. The Stockholm-based startup spotted a disconnect in the B2B payments […]
If you didn’t tune in to our ‘To The Point’ event last week about the state of the fintech industry here in Europe, don’t worry. You can still download our recent report on the topic free of charge. Put together in partnership with Oleg Boyko’s international investment group, Finstar, the report will give you unparalleled […]
Libeo, a French fintech software that simplifies invoices and payments for SMEs, has closed a €20 million Series A round with the partners of DST Global, Serena, Breega and LocalGlobe. The company, which also raised €4 million last April, will use this new funding to further fuel the expansion of its B2B platform in Europe. […]
Below, you can find the slightly updated section on the impact of the coronavirus impact on the (European) fintech scene that I wrote as a prologue to our recent report on the State of Fintech in Europe launched in close collaboration with Oleg Boyko’s international investment group Finstar, which you can download for free here. […]
Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Chris O’Brien, an American journalist in Toulouse, France where he writes about technology, startups, travel, and culture. It was first published over at The French Tech Journal, his newsletter. Many would-be entrepreneurs can tear their hair out trying to generate one good idea. In contrast, people who […]
Hello! Below, you can find out what happened today in European Tech. But before you do: are you, or do you know someone, who can help us keep track of these things? We’re hiring a tech journalist/news editor to expand our team and coverage. Also, we just released our latest report on the State of […]