Category Archives: Funding

How to get investors excited and to throw money at you!

Every day, a lot of startups are pitching for funding - all over the world. But only a few succeed. Isn’t there enough money? Well, there is, but… there are just an awful lot of sub-optimal pitches. Startups tend to mistake … Continue reading

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Smart photo app: Amsterdam-based Bundle secures $300K in seed funding

The startup behind the photo app Bundle today announced that it has raised $300,000 in seed funding from Startupbootcamp and angel investors. The Amsterdam-based company also announced the launch of the beta version of its iOS app and is now … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based Selfiejobs, the Tinder for jobs, launches and secures seed investment

A few days ago, Selfiejobs launched as a service that allows job seekers and employers to quickly find each other using smart phones. In conjunction with the Swedish launch, the Stockholm-based startup announced a seed investment round of € 108K led … Continue reading

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Hungarian success story: Prezi secures $57 million in a round led by Spectrum Equity

Prezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences, announced today that it has received a $57 million investment from Spectrum Equity with participation from existing investor Accel Partners. Founded back in 2009 in Budapest, Prezi … Continue reading

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Copenhagen-based AllUnite raises €3 million from Northzone and Coop

AllUnite, the Copenhagen-based startup which offers free Internet and location-based marketing for retailers, has announced a €3 million Series A funding round led by Northzone and Coop. Founded in September 2013 and launched in January 2014, AllUnite provides free Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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Oppex raises $1.5M and launches a search engine for sales opportunities

Oppex, a Helsinki-based startup company building a search engine for sales opportunities, launches with an announcement of $1.5M seed funding at the Slush 2014 conference. Yesterday, Oppex, the world’s largest search engine for sales opportunities in the public sector that … Continue reading

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Sharetribe raises $1M to help you create your own p2p marketplace

The Finnish startup Sharetribe, which officially launches today at the Slush Conference, makes it easy for people to build their own marketplace and let their community buy, sell or rent any type of product or service. In addition to the launch, … Continue reading

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Hamburg-based cruise portal DREAMLINES secures €20M for its global expansion

The Hamburg-based startup DREAMLINES today announced it secured €20 million in a C Round financing. Not quite three years after launching, DREAMLINES, a globally operating cruise portal, has now attracted backing from further investors to fund the company’s rapid growth. The major proportion … Continue reading

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TheFashion.com raises $1.7M to expand to Northern Europe

TheFashion.com, a discovery platform that aggregates a multitude of fashion sites into one online destination, has closed a $1.7 million seed funding round led by North East Venture Capital and The Danish Growth Fund. Based in London and Copenhagen, the fashion startup … Continue reading

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Lockbox receives a seed investment of € 500K from HTGF

Lockbox, the temporary “Packstation” at your doorstep, just secured a sees investment of €500K from High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF). The fresh capital will be used mainly to finance expansion projects and growth. Deliveries that are packed into, and transported inside the … Continue reading

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