French retail tech company Alkemics seals €21 million Series C to expand into Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia

Alkemics, a Paris-based platform that connects global retailers with suppliers large and small, has raised a €21 million Series C round led by Highland Europe, along with Index Ventures, SEB and Cathay Innovation. Since raising €20 million in 2016, Alkemics has worked with the largest grocery retailers in France and the UK (including E.Leclerc, Intermarché, […]

Norway’s online grocer Kolonial bags €220 million, rebrands as Oda

As with just about every aspect of our former non-digital lives, the global pandemic has rapidly accelerated changes that were bound to come. And if it wasn’t already apparent, Oslo-based Kolonial’s raise of ~€220 million (2.2 billion NOK) is yet another indicator of the already red hot European online grocery delivery sector. The round was […]

Tallinn-based influencer marketing platform Promoty raises €1.2 million

Influencer marketing platform to retail brand connection facilitator Promoty has raised €1.2 million in an oversubscribed round. The Tallinn-based startup initially sought to raise €800,000, but 28 hours later the round was increased to €1,2 million based on investor interest. This round was fueled through crowdfunding via the Funderbeam platform. The round was led by […]

Oulu, Finland-based ConTech GBuilder raises €2 million, nails down international expansion

Construction technology company GBuilder has successfully completed a new €2 million financing round that is expected to accelerate expansion in their target markets, primarily the UK and DACH regions. The round was led by AMAVI Capital and saw participation from existing investors Butterfly Ventures and Vendep Capital. GBuilder is a building information modeling (BIM) compatible […]


After September IPO, Belgium’s Unifiedpost buys up three European companies

Belgian fintech company Unifiedpost has acquired 21 Grams, AKTI and BanqUP, quickly acting on its ‘buy-and-build’ acquisition strategy that was laid out after the €47 million fundraising round this summer and a September listing on Euronext Brussels.  Through the deals, Unifiedpost Group further develops its one-stop-shop platform and expands its activities from fifteen to twenty […]