Swappie tech.eu

Helsinki-based Swappie raises $40 million Series B to expand refurbished smartphone marketplace across Europe

Swappie, a Helsinki-based refurbished electronics marketplace, has raised a $40 million Series B round from TESI, as well as existing investors Lifeline Ventures, Reaktor Ventures, and Inventure, all of which participated in Swappie’s $5.6 million Series A in 2019. Founded in 2016 by Sami Marttinen and Jiri Heinonen (CMO), Swappie refurbishes smartphones and sells directly […]

Bob W tech.eu

Helsinki hospitality startup Bob W raises €4 million for tech-enabled apartment hotels with custom sanitisation process

Bob W, a Helsinki-based hospitality startup, has raised €4 million in a seed round led by byFounders and joined by real estate investors NREP and Estonian firm Kaamos. Additional investors include Baltic VCs Superangel and United Angels, and other angels from Germany and the Nordics. The Finnish startup offers an accommodation hybrid between hotels and […]

Bloobirds tech.eu

Barcelona-based Bloobirds gets €3 million for SaaS platform that helps qualify sales leads

Bloobirds, a Barcelona-based sales prospecting platform, has raised €3 million in a round led by PROfounders Capital with participation from K Fund and existing investor Encomenda. The B2B company set out to transform “full-cycle sales teams into specialized, opportunity-generation machines,” says CEO Javier Darriba. The SaaS software assists sales development representatives (SDRs) as they manage […]

Omocom tech.eu

Swedish insurtech startup Omocom gets €3.7 million to insure the circular economy

Omocom, a Swedish startup that provides on-demand microinsurance for the circular economy, has raised €3.7 million in a round co-led by Inventure and Lisbon-based social impact fund Mustard Seed MAZE. Alma Mundi Insurtech Fund, Luminar, and some angels also participated. The circular economy encourages sharing products that otherwise sit unused or get thrown away. Business […]