Category Archives: Funding

Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch raises $110 million in a Series F funding round

Farfetch, the curated marketplace for luxury fashion, today announced the closing of its’ largest funding round, $110 million on top of the March ’15 $86 million. This round led by Singapore State backed fund Temasek and followed by Chinese fund IDG … Continue reading

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People.io secures a six figure investment from Wayra Munich and plans to launch in Germany in Q3 2016

people.io, a new service that allows consumers to dynamically license their data and attention to brands and be rewarded for it, today announced a major strategic partnership with Wayra Munich, the Telefónica backed accelerator programme. The deal, which combines a … Continue reading

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Helsinki-based Jolla has raises $12 million to further develop its mobile OS Sailfish

Jolla, the Finnish developer of the open mobile operating system Sailfish OS, today announced that it has secured new financing of $12 million to advance the Sailfish OS development and licensing business further. Jolla is currently also recruiting new software developers to strengthen its … Continue reading

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Pitch Competition: Apply till the 24th of May to pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference 2016

On the 24th of June, we’re going to host this year’s edition of the EU-Startups Conference at the Microsoft Atrium Berlin. We’ll have inspiring speakers like the founders of GetYourGuide, Close.io and Marley Spoon, a panel discussion with Europe’s leading crowdfunding platforms, a … Continue reading

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Music startup Musikki secures $1 million in funding and launches Exclusiph

Musikki, the music startup providing B2C and B2B music services including the Musikki Music API, has successfully closed a new round of funding securing $ 1 million from Portugal Ventures, the biggest venture capital fund in Portugal. This continues Musikki’s successful … Continue reading

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The CODE_n16 startup competition is now open for applications! (Sponsored)

After four years and more than 1,500 startup applications from 60 countries, the international CODE_n CONTEST is now accepting applications for its next round under the banner ‘Unveiling Digital Disruption’. Startups from all over the world have until May 31, 2016 … Continue reading

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Munich-based fintech startup Paymill enters into a strategic insolvency and is looking for a buyer

It seems as if the European fintech market is entering a phase of consolidation. Earlier today the mobile payment companies SumUp and payleven announced a merger agreement. A few hours later we learned that the Munich-based fintech startup Paymill seems to be … Continue reading

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Nuki, an innovative door locking solution, raises €2 million in seed financing

The Austrian startup Nuki is receiving a 7-digit sum in a seed investment round. Around € 2 million are available for the further growth of the company that was able to raise a total of € 385,524 in May 2015 during a … Continue reading

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Heileman Ventures and Earlybird VC join forces to launch new €150 million fund called Earlybird Digital West

Heilemann Ventures, a provider of seed and early stage funding, and Earlybird Venture Capital, a European venture capital firm, merge their digital tech teams to launch a new Earlybird Digital West Fund. Following Earlybird’s previous strategy, the new Digital West … Continue reading

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Munich-based IoT startup tado° raises €20 million to internationally scale its service offerings

tado°, the European market leader in intelligent home climate control, has raised another € 20 million in a new financing round. This brings total funding of the Munich-based IoT startup to € 50 million. The new financing comes from international … Continue reading

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