Category Archives: Funding

Andreessen Horowitz backs London start-up TransferWise with $58m

Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm created by Netscape and Opsware founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has led a Series C $58m round in Europe’s leading financial tech start-up TransferWise.

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Hamburg-based Kreditech secures $200M credit facility from Victory Park Capital

The Kreditech Group, a fast growing consumer finance tech startup, announced today the completion of a $200 million credit facility from Victory Park Capital, an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments based in the United States. The investment … Continue reading

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Plus-size fashion retailer Navabi secures €25 million

With average annual growth rates of over 120% Navabi claims over 50% of women in Europe now wear plus size clothing. The cash injection led by Bauer and Index Ventures will be used to cover international markets and develop Navabi’s … Continue reading

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Estate agency disruptor eMoov.co.uk secures £1.5m funding

Episode 1 the London VC firm led the recent funding round supporting the innovative online estate agency eMoov. Reversing the traditional status quo of estate agency and saving £11.5 million in estate agency fees, eMoov is definitely one platform to … Continue reading

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Snaptrip raises $1m to become the UK’s leading brand for last minute holiday rental

Snaptrip, the UK’s biggest last-minute self catering provider, has announced the raising of a late seed round that takes total investment in the company beyond $1 million in less than 12 months.

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Legal marketplace Lexoo secured $400k to help you lower your legal fees

The recent seed round was secured from startup catalyst Forward Partners and Jonathan McKay (Chairman of Just Giving). The London-based startup lets businesses get multiple fixed price quotes from hand-picked lawyers, saving businesses an average of 46% on legal fees. … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe by the end of 2014

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen at the end of 2014. CEE has a lot of cheap and skilled talent. Overlooked by big investors, the region offers many good early and … Continue reading

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Startupbootcamp launches Europe’s first accelerator for smart materials startups

Yes you read that right! Startups from across the world are invited to Pitch Days starting this month until March to present their ideas. Ten startups will then be selected to start the accelerator in April. As Europe’s first business … Continue reading

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Video advertising platform Teads increases financing by $30M

Teads, the leading global video advertising platform, today announced an increase of its financing by $ 30 million, 50% was raised from an increase in capital, while the other 50% takes the form of a mid-term line of credit. The increase in … Continue reading

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Turkey becomes paradise for angel investors with 75% tax deduction – an interview with Baybars Altuntas

EU-Startups was one of the partners of the European Business Angels Investment Forum which was held in Istanbul about three weeks ago. The Forum’s main topic was “access to finance from start-up to scale-up to exits”. As a new contributing writer for … Continue reading

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