Category Archives: Funding

Danish startup Pleo wins Pioneer Of The Year 2016

The Danish fintech startup Pleo has received the “Pioneer of the Year 2016″ award as the best startup at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna. The startup offers smart company payment cards for employees. Pleo was founded by Jeppe Rindom and … Continue reading

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TwentyBN secures $2.5 million in funding for its artificial intelligence solution

The Berlin-based AI startup TwentyBN has just closed a funding round of $2.5 million to make the rapidly emerging AI method “deep learning” accessible to companies in all fields with a special focus on the European mainland and North America. The … Continue reading

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Vienna-based TourRadar picks up $6 million to further accelerate the growth of its tour travel marketplace

​TourRadar, one of the world’s largest online multi­day tour travel marketplace, announced it has completed a $6 million round of Series A funding led by Cherry Ventures and Hoxton Ventures with participation from aws Founders Fund and Speedinvest. TourRadar is Cherry Ventures’ first … Continue reading

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Personal finance app Tink raises $10 million from Creades and SEB to launch a virtual bank

Sweden’s personal finance app Tink announced yesterday that they closed their Series B funding led by Creades and SEB that together with ABN AMRO and Sunstone Capital invests $10 million in Tink. The fresh capital will be used for the … Continue reading

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K-Startup Grand Challenge 2016: South Korea opens its doors to EU startups with an interest in the Asian market (Sponsored)

In recent years, South Korea has become one of the most innovative countries in the world thanks to its strong and growing commitment to innovation particularly through its current “Creative Economy” initiative. It aims to support entrepreneurship and start-up businesses … Continue reading

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SteamaCo secures seed investment to build smart off-grid electricity meters for Africa

Manchester- and Nairobi-based SteamaCo, a leading technology provider for managing off-grid renewable energy networks in emerging markets, announced that it has completed a £640,000 seed capital round. SteamaCo offers advanced smart metering in frontier markets. The company was founded in … Continue reading

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Chivas The Venture: Join the public voting now! (Sponsored)

Coolar, the winner of the German finals of The Venture pitch competition, is currently competing with other startups for $250.000 in the public voting of Chivas The Venture. At the German finals in January of this year, the Berlin-based startup … Continue reading

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FundedByMe raises €1 million through its own crowdfunding platform

Today the Scandinavian crowdfunding platform FundedByMe launched its very own crowdfunding round with the goal is to raise €1 million. Within just a few hours, the company already raised about 45% of its goal. Last week FundedByMe got approval from … Continue reading

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Shipitwise: The first syndicate on Funderbeam reaching 100% of their funding goal

As you might know, Funderbeam recently launched a marketplace for equity based crowdfunding through syndication. Today, the Estonian startup Shipitwise became the first syndicate to reach it’s minimum investment interest goal of €100k, but they are still taking in investments … Continue reading

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Online travel marketplace Evaneos secures $21M in funding to become a global leader

Evaneos, the first online marketplace in Europe that allows travellers to book holidays directly with local travel agents, has just completed its third round of investment, raising $21 million from Serena Capital, Fonds Ambition Numérique managed by Bpifrance, ISAI, and … Continue reading

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