Startups

Atomico’s Report on Diversity in VC Funding, and Why Does it Feel Like We’re Going Backwards?

It’s no secret that VC funding has a diversity problem. In the State of European Tech 2019, Atomico and other leaders in the industry give us hard facts about diversity in European venture funding.

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.

Leavy.co, a Travel Rental Platform, Gets 12.7M EUR to Make Travelling Cheaper for Millennials

The Paris-based startup raised 12.7 M EUR in seed funding. This is thanks to Prime Ventures, a Dutch investor, and Dominique Vidal, an Index venture partner.

Stay Chilled Outdoors With Gosun Chill

Coolers aren't that cool when it comes to keeping food and drink chilled without getting the interior messy. More ice or fuel means more...

Excitement as Robolab Launches Yanu, an AI-Controlled Bartender that Solves Crammed Nightclub Problems

It's easy to blame a bartender for mixing the wrong cocktail, but no one can dispute the fact that being a bartender in a...

This AI-Driven Dash Cam Keeps Drowsy Drivers Safe

An insurance document is not enough protection for your car, especially when your car was hit in a CCTV-free area. How on earth can...

Meet Kniterate, a Compact Digital Knitting Machine that Prints Knitted Products

Creating beautiful knitwears would be a lot easier if you don’t have to bother about the knitting process. Kniterate, a compact digital knitting machine,...

Flic 2 Smart Button Ensures Your Routine Goes as Planned

Everyone has routines, no matter how simple or complex. To keep your routine intact, you can either use your phone or virtual assistants like...

Series B for Sustainable Micro-Mobility Company TIER Lands 54.6 Million EUR

TIER Mobility has announced the closing of its Series B financing round, led by Goodwater Capital and Mubadala Capital. J.P. Morgan served as exclusive...

41 Million EUR to Fuel Growth Phase for Grover

The circular economy has breached the home sharing and ride sharing industries, and Grover pushes the concept to another industry. Grover offers its customers...

UK online used-car marketplace Cazoo raises €60M for its prelaunch

The UK-based startup Cazoo closed its pre-launching round at 62 million EUR. The investment is led by dmg ventures together with Stride.VC LLP, Octopus...

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...

Online Optician Mister Spex Raises 65 Million EUR in Venture Round

Mister Spex, the Berlin-based online optometry company, has raised 65 million EUR in a venture funding round. Büll Family Services led the round, with...

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...

Wandelbots re-thinks the way industrial robots are programmed by users

Wandelbots provides cutting edge interaction technologies, allowing professionals without coding backgrounds to program robots on their own. Using demonstration-based tech, Wandelbots allows robots to...
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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.