Highland Europe raises €463 million fund to invest in growth-stage companies

Highland Europe, a VC firm with American roots headquartered in London and Geneva, has raised a €463 million fund, bringing its assets under management to a total of €1.1 billion. While investing from the new fund, the firm will keep its focus on growth-stage “software and internet-enabled companies.” Raised in 12 weeks, this is Highland […]

Austrian travel tech startup TourRadar scores $50 million for its multi-day tour booking platform

Vienna-based travel tech startup TourRadar, an online tour booking marketplace, has just scored $50 million in Series C funding. The round was led by TCV, with participation from existing investors Cherry Ventures, Endeit Capital, Hoxton Ventures and Speedinvest. TourRadar sells multi-day tour experiences through over 600 operators across Europe, Asia, the Americas, Australia and New […]

French renewable energy crowdfunding startup Lumo sells to Societe Generale

Lumo, a platform for crowdfunding of renewable energy projects, has been acquired by the French bank Societe Generale for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition would allow Societe Generale to “better support its major energy clients in developing their projects as requested by the French government’s Renewable Energy Liberation Plan,” it stated in a press release. […]