Category Archives: Funding

Mobile banking fraud prevention system by Number26 receives subsidy from IBB

Number26, the Berlin-based fintech startup which created a mobile-first bank account, is receiving a€700K subsidy from the Pro FIT program of the Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) for the development of fraud prevention systems. These systems rely on split-second artificial intelligence and … Continue reading

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Over the next 5 years Siemens plans to invest €1 billion in startups through a separate unit called next47

Siemens, the largest engineering company in Europe, today announced that the upcoming launch of a separate unit to foster disruptive ideas more effectively and to accelerate the development of new technologies. The unit’s name, “next47,” plays on the fact that Siemens was founded in 1847. … Continue reading

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Partech Ventures raised €400 million for its growth fund investing in technology and digital companies

Partech Growth intends to invest between €10 million and €50 million of capital in fast‐growing technology and digital companies that have already achieved significant revenues. Launched in January 2015, Partech Growth is a direct response to the relative lack of availability … Continue reading

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Hamburg-based quantilope won the pitch competition during our EU-Startups Conference 2016

One of the highlights during our EU-Startups Conference last Friday in Berlin was clearly the pitch competition. Overall, about 70 startups applied to participate. 15 of them made it to the finals and pitched in front of an expert jury and about … Continue reading

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London-based coworking space Techspace secures £5M to develop its presence in London and to expand to Berlin

Techspace, the UK-based provider of coworking spaces for fast growing startups, today announced a new funding round of £5 million raised through a consortium led by real estate investor and entrepreneur Leo Noé and managed by Goldacre Ventures. Co-founded by … Continue reading

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ABC Accelerator starts new call for IoT/IoE startups and opens Venture Gates in Munich

The Ljubljana- and Silicon Valley-based ABC Accelerator aims to change the dynamics of the digital revolution by redefining the venture life cycle and connecting entrepreneurial hubs around the globe. After three successful accelerator programs in Ljubljana (Slovenia), the ambitious ABC team recently started … Continue reading

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The cosmetic car damage repair platform Fixico raises €2 million to accelerate growth

Fixico, the online car damage repair platform, has raised €2 million during a new funding round. This brings the total funding for the Amsterdam-based company to € 2,6 million. The startup now intends to invest the growth capital to further … Continue reading

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JIC STARCUBE opens registrations for this year’s accelerator program – apply now! (Sponsored)

JIC STARCUBE, the longest running Czech accelerator, has started registrations for this year’s program. 2016 is the eighth edition of the renowned accelerator program. The focus is on augmented and virtual reality, big data analytics, sensors and cybersecurity. Teams from … Continue reading

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TactoTek secures a grant of €2.5M to start with the mass production of its injection molded electronics

TactoTek, a Fininsh manufacturer of 3D injection molded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions, today announced that it secured €2.5 million as a grant from the EU’s Horizon 2020 program. The grant will be used for the mass production of TactoTek’s injection … Continue reading

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Atomico leads a $42M investment in Jobandtalent – an innovative matching technology for the jobs market

Atomico has just led a $42 million Series B funding round for Jobandtalent – a disruptive startup that solves two major pain-points in the world of recruitment: matching the right talent with the right jobs, and massively reducing the bureaucracy … Continue reading

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