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A Year in Investments: UK Leads as Europe Celebrates a Striking Increase in Capital Investments

Using the data compiled by Atomico, we’re going to analyze the increase of investment returns from European tech companies, the regions and industries that contributed to this growth over the past five years, and the future of Europe’s tech industry.

The Fate of Transferwise Workers in London as Britain Readies to Leave the EU

Amidst the Brexit brouhaha, many foreign businesses have been raising concerns in regard to their fate after the UK-EU 'divorce'. One of the many...

IDnow Generates 41.6M EUR to Establish New Offices in France and the UK

Reputable companies often require consumers to verify their identities online by uploading specific documents. The security and verification of these documents are the major...

Spendesk Raises 35 Million EUR in Series B to Better Business Banking

Spendesk has successfully raised 35 million EUR with Index Ventures as its leading investor. Spendesk has raised 54 million EUR over the years, including seed...

9.3 Million EUR Awarded to Nice Insurance Startup Hedvig

Nice Insurance App Hedvig will expand its services after landing Series A funding. Obvious Ventures from San Francisco led the funding round, with participation...

Meet Numbrs: The New Unicorn of the FinTech Industry

Ever heard of Numbrs? The Zurich-based company is one of many multibanking providers. With the app, users can link their various bank-accounts on a...

Pay Later App Klarna Receives 411 Million EUR Equity

Klarna receives 411 million EUR in an equity round led by Dragoneer Investment Group. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, HMI Capital LLC, Merian Chrysalis Investment...

Penta Raises 8 Million EUR to Expand its Banking Platform

Penta has received series A funding to expand its Banking-as-a-Service platform for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The investment comes from Holtzbrinck Ventures, a...

Scalable Capital Raises 25 Million EUR in Series C

Fintech company Scalable Capital closes their Series C funding round at 25 million EUR. The wealth management company from Munich received the round from...

Cryptocurrency Startup Bitwala Banks €13 Million in Series A

The series A round landed Bitwala €13 million and brings the FinTech’s total funding to €18.2 million. The round was co-led by Global Brain,...

Funding Round for SumUp Totals €330 Million

In a press release, SumUp announced their latest loan backing from major investors. The €330 million will allow the company to continue to expand...

Berlin-Based Raisin Banks €25 Million from Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs has invested in the FinTech startup which brokers deals with banks across Europe to land its customers high interest rate savings and...

Dutch Fintech Startup Creative Group Raises €22 Million

Amsterdam-based fintech startup Creative Group has raised €22 million in a Venture Round led by sole investor Prime Ventures. Creative Group is an online...

Paypal Jumps on Board as Strategic Investor at Tink

Open banking platform Tink has announced that the online payments giant PayPal is joining Tink as a strategic investor. The partnership got off to...

TransferWise Raises €262 Million Secondary Round

London-based money transfer startup TransferWise has raised €262 million in a secondary financing round – taking the FinTech firm’s valuation to €3.14 billion. The...
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A Year in Investments: UK Leads as Europe Celebrates a Striking Increase in Capital Investments

Using the data compiled by Atomico, we’re going to analyze the increase of investment returns from European tech companies, the regions and industries that contributed to this growth over the past five years, and the future of Europe’s tech industry.

Sky Ocean Ventures Offers €1.1M to Tackle Plastic Waste Issue

Plastic waste has been an issue that endangers marine life for years. Therefore, the British media company Sky launched the Sky Ocean Ventures in...

Ada Ventures Raises €32M to Support 30 Overlooked Startup Founders in the UK and Europe

There's a fact in the business world that we are reluctant to see -- being in one of the minority groups might be a...

Vinted, a Leading E-Market for Used Fashion, Raises €128 Million in Series E

While people clamor for recycled clothes, Vinted, Europe's leading online market for used-fashion, raised €128 million.

MeetFrank, The Secret Career App, Lands 1.5M EUR to Go Global

The secret career app, as people fairly named the MeetFrank service, has raised 1.5 million EUR. The start-up based in Tallinn, Estonia is gaining traction.