Category Archives: Funding

Krakow-based beacon platform Kontakt.io secures $2 million

Sunstone Capital today announced it invested in Kontakt.io, a Kraków based  micro-location tech startup founded in 2013. This Series A round (led by Sunstone) provided Kontakt.io with $ 2 million of fresh capital and brings the startups total amount of raised capital to … Continue reading

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In-venue marketing platform SwipeStation raises £300K

SwipeStation, a tech startup located in Hertfordshire (UK), has secured more than £300,000 in funding from two angel investors (Neil Sikka and Adrian Grumi), valuing the company at £1.25 million. The startup was launched in 2012 by Sam Fresco and Syd … Continue reading

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Social ad platform Glow Digital Media secures $7 million

Glow Digital Media, the social ad platform used by large mobile advertisers around the world, today announced that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital and White Star Capital. Existing investors Project A Ventures and … Continue reading

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Eye-tracking startup Braingaze raises €336K to fuel growth

The Barcelona-based eye-tracking startup Braingaze just secured €336,000 of public and private money in the company’s first pre-seed round of funding since its inception in September 2013. The fresh capital will be used primarily for R&D, product development, patent expansion, … Continue reading

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Online furniture startup Swoon Editions secures £4 million

Swoon Editions, a London-based ‘new design every day’ online furniture startup, today announced a £4 million Series A funding round to expand its business in the UK. Octopus Investments led the round with additional investment from Index Ventures. The transaction … Continue reading

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tado°, the European leader in intelligent climate control, raises further €10 million

The smart thermostat startup tado° has closed a new round of financing, raising €10 million from current backers Target Partners, Shortcut Ventures, and other investors. tado°, which is based in Munich, is the European market leader in intelligent climate control for consumers. … Continue reading

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Customer recommendation engine Nosto secures $ 5.5M

Nosto, the Helsinki-based startup pioneering in e-commerce personalization, has secured $5.5 million in a Series A round of financing led by Wellington Partners with participation from existing investors Open Ocean Capital, SanomaVentures and Tekes. This new round of funding allows … Continue reading

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Traity raises $4.7m to become the standard for online reputation

Traity, the Madrid-based creator of a new reputation standard that enables individuals to own their own online reputation, has announced a $4.7M Series A investment. The funding round has been led by ACTIVE Venture Partners. Founded in 2012, Traity’s purpose is … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet becomes an AG (public company) and appoints Oliver Samwer as its CEO

Rocket Internet, the controversial company builder out of Berlin, just switched its legal form from GmbH (comparable to Ltd.) to an AG (public company) and appointed Oliver Samwer as its CEO. This suggests, that Oliver Samwer is going to play an even … Continue reading

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Madrid-based Percentil secures €1m in a Series A round

Percentil, the online kids’ clothing consignment shop, has today announced a €1M Series A investment led by Active Venture Partners. Percentil’s mission is to help families save money while buying and selling kids “pre-loved” clothing. It has built a convenient … Continue reading

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