Category Archives: Funding

Monese, a banking app for immigrants and expats across Europe, raises $1.8m

The European acceleration fund Seedcamp today announced that Monese has raised $1.8 million and joined the Seedcamp family. Monese is a London-based fintech startup that allows you to open up a UK bank account in less than 3 mins on … Continue reading

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Investor Sourcing: Our research service for startups in search of the right investor

Last month, we launched a new research service called Startup Sourcing. A service where we help investors and big companies to find the hottest startups in their preferred space. Now we’re announcing the launch of a reverse service called Investor … Continue reading

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Pocket concierge GuestU receives $1.1m seed funding from Portugal Ventures

Founded in the beginning of this year by Euclides Major, London-based GuestU provides apps with personalisation algorithms to help hotels/hostels, guesthouses and short term rentals create their own concierge service. Today, the young company announced it has raised $1.1 million … Continue reading

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Croatia-based microfinance systems provider Oradian gets angel & VC funding

I met Antonio Separovic, CEO and founder of Croatia-based ORADIAN a year ago in Split. He is a great businessman with a great vision. Oradian is a developer of core technology platforms for microfinance institutions, mostly in developing countries. This week, … Continue reading

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Lodgify raises €600K to further enhance its website building software for vacation rental operators

Lodgify, the vacation rental tech startup we first introduced you to in August 2014, announced today that it has secured €600,000 in seed financing in a round led by angel investor Chris Hitchen, HOWZAT Partners, Venrex Investment Management and other notable … Continue reading

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Podcasting platform Acast secures Series A funding to boost its growth and expasion plans

Acast, the Stockholm and London-based full service podcast platform that allows users to discover and share on-demand audio content enhanced with videos, images and links, announced today the closing of its Series A funding round. This includes an investment of … Continue reading

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Medical booking platform DocPlanner announces $10m Series B funding to become major global player in healthcare

DocPlanner, the largest European service for finding and booking appointments with medical and dental professionals, today announced a $10 million Series B funding round. The round was led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) via its Venture … Continue reading

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Dutch IoT startup ULU receives €500k funding from Chinese investor

Today the Dutch startup ULU, which offers connected cars services, announced an investment of €500k from the Chinese Fang Group. ULU will use the investment to accelerate sales in the Benelux market, further optimizations and development of the system and growth … Continue reading

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Doc booking platform Zesty secures $7.2M to expand across Europe

Zesty, a leading platform in the UK for consumer healthcare, today announced the successful completion of its $7.2 million Series A financing. As if we knew it: In January 2014 we introduced you to Zesty as one of 5 UK-based … Continue reading

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Automile secures $5 Million, to make ‘All Cars Connected’

Automile, the platform that connects cars and their data to the cloud founded by serial entrepreneur Jens Nylander, has closed $5 million in Series A funding. With this new investment, Automile will expand its global presence and continue developing new … Continue reading

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