Category Archives: Funding

Peter Thiel invests in Berlin-based Number26, the bank account of the future

Fintech startups are hot and it is good to see that some great  innovative projects disrupting the finance industry get funded. The Berlin based fintech startup NUMBER26, that offers “the bank account of the future” just completed series A with … Continue reading

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London-based brain training app Peak closes $7M Series A Round

Peak, the fast-growing mobile-first brain training company, today announced the closing of a $7 million Series A funding round led by early investors of Spotify Creandum, alongside existing investors DN Capital, London Venture Partners (LVP) and Qualcomm Ventures. As Apple’s … Continue reading

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Thermondo secures € 6 million from Holtzbrinck Ventures and Rocket Internet

Thermondo, one of the pioneers of the digital revolution in the heat solution and installation market, raises fresh capital (€6 million) from Holtzbrinck Ventures and Rocket Internet as well as from the existing investors E.ON, IBB and Grey Corp. The Berlin-based startup … Continue reading

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Interview with Dörte Höppner, Chief Executive of the European Venture Capital Association

Risk capital funds have been closing more deals in Europe recently. Investment activity in VC-backed European tech companies reached a four-year high in both deals and dollars in 2014. Also, U.S. venture-capital investment in Europe is increasing steadily, a recent … Continue reading

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Munich-based Talentry secures investment by Allgeier Group to support future growth

Talentry, a Munich-based startup with the goal to make your life as a recruiter as easy as possible, has successfully completed another financing round. With Allgeier Group, Talentry won an important strategic investor for their future development. ProSiebenSat.1’s Accelerator program, … Continue reading

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Signal Raises $1.8m To Launch Next Generation Market Intelligence Platform

London-based market intelligence and information discovery platform Signal today announced a seed funding round of $1.8m from top tier investors. The funding, led by Frontline Ventures, will be used to grow Signal’s team of data scientists, and further develop the … Continue reading

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Online auction house Auctionata secures €42M and focus on sustainable growth

The online auction house Auctionata completed its series C financing round with a total new investment of €42 million. The round is led by stock-listed MCI Management from Warsaw. Auctionata also welcomes Hearst Ventures from New York, leading growth investor … Continue reading

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Berlin-based ADEX secures € 2.8M to reinvent data management

ADEX, a leading provider of data management solutions, has announced the closing of a series A financing round in the amount of € 2.8 million with Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital. The Berlin-based startup plans to use the fresh capital to … Continue reading

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Interview with Marie-Helene Ametsreiter (Speedinvest)

We just had the chance to interview Marie-Helene Ametsreiter, Partner at the Vienna-based venture capital firm Speedinvest. Marie-Helene is not only a successful business women and mother of two little kids – most recently she also became a TV personality … Continue reading

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Techstars backed Barclays Accelerator enroll second cohort

Ten companies will begin the intensive thirteen-week Barclays Accelerator programme in London this week. Aimed at fintech companies, the programme will consist of mentoring, networking and development. ​The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, received applications from over 60 countries worldwide. … Continue reading

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