Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Germany-based online optician Mister Spex has confirmed its plans to go public on the stock exchange. The eyewear retailer targets a Q3 IPO to raise roughly €225 million. – European online fashion platform ABOUT YOU has set the final offer for its private placement at […]
France’s tech sector has been on a tear for years now, even before French president Emmanuel Macron announced his ambition to transform the country into a “unicorn nation,” launching a bunch of tech business initiatives to foster home-grown startups and attract foreign ones. In its 2020 French Venture Capital Barometer, consultancy EY said that during […]
Bristol’s Immersive Labs, which measures and helps companies improve cybersecurity skills across technical and non-technical teams has raised $75 million in a Series C round led by new investors Insight Partners The round also saw participation from Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures, and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Immersive Labs is reporting that the new […]
Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked more than 100 funding deals worth north of €4 billion in total, and about 20 M&A deals across Europe, including Russia, Israel, and Turkey. As always, we are putting all of them together for you in a handy list sent in our round-up newsletter (note: the full […]
Hello! Here’s what happened today in European Tech. Deals – Stockholm’s BNPL juggernaut Klarna has confirmed a new equity funding round of $639 million led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2. With this raise Klarna now clocks in at a post-money valuation of $45.6 billion, a figure that is only eclipsed by Stripe in the fintech […]
In today’s show, we talk with Michaël Niddam, co-founder and managing partner of the venture builder Kamet Ventures.
Next up in our ‘To The Point’ series of brief, topical ‘webinar’-style events is a dive into ‘sunny Cyprus’, aside from an attractive tourist destination also a place where a wide variety of tech scale-ups from around the globe have decided to plant their flags. Together with our partner, Invest Cyprus, we will explore the […]