Category Archives: Funding

Beauty and wellness startup Vaniday secures €15M funding from its existing investors

Vaniday, an international booking platform for beauty and wellness services, announces it has secured a €15 million investment from Rocket Internet and other partners. Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs raises £10M to accelerate growth

Seedrs, one of the world’s leading equity crowdfunding platforms, has announced a £10 million Series A fundraising round led by Woodford Patient Capital Trust and Augmentum Capital. Seedrs will use the capital raised in this fundraising round to expand significantly … Continue reading

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ChangeYourFlight becomes Caravelo and partners with Hahn Air’s HR Ventures

Barcelona-based software supplier ChangeYourFlight, recently rebranded itself to Caravelo. This re-branding is possibly a result of its new partnership with HR Ventures, which is spearheaded by an

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Flower delivery startup Bloom & Wild secures £2.5m by MMC Ventures

The ‘flowers through the letterbox’ gifting company has closed a £2.5m Series A funding round, led by MMC Ventures, alongside existing angel investors – Samos, Indian outfit Catamaran Ventures and angel investor Scott Sage. Co-founders Aron Gelbard and Ben Stanway … Continue reading

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Pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference 2015

On the 23rd of October, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference 2015 at the awesome event space of the Rainmaking Loft Berlin. We’ll have inspiring speakers (QuizClash founder, Sedo founder…), a panel discussion with Europe’s leading startup accelerators, a … Continue reading

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Busuu secures €6 Million from McGraw‐Hill Education

Busuu, one of the world’s largest social networks for language learning with over 55 million users, today announced that McGraw-Hill Education, a learning science company, acquired a minority stake of busuu for €6 million. The deal also authorises McGraw-Hill exclusive global … Continue reading

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Medtep raises $2M to fuel future growth and international expansion

Medtep, a cutting-edge online solution that brings digital therapeutics to disease prevention, treatment and wellness, announced today it has raised $2 million in seed funding. The funding round has been led by the Mexican Investment Fund Stella Maris Partners with … Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding deals of June: e-commerce disruptor, incubation partner for SMEs, robotic fulfillment solution

Equity crowdfunding is an innovative way to raise capital or invest in young companies, often along with experienced angel investors. This alternative funding opportunity is increasingly becoming sexy also in Europe. Below I feature some campaigns that I liked in June. (Note: … Continue reading

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STARTUP SCALEUP acceleration program – a great opportunity for IoT startups

STARTUP SCALEUP is an acceleration program for startups out of the “Internet of Things”-sector (IoT). The program helps European startup teams whose objective is to facilitate both internationalization and funding. STARTUP SCALEUP is funded by the European Union (Startup Europe … Continue reading

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Munich-based Neokami raises $1.1m to revolutionise the AI economy

Neokami, a Munich-based artificial intelligence startup has announced a seed investment of $1.1 million from angel investors Josef Brunner and Tom Noonan. The fresh capital will enable Neokami to invest in the growth of its developer community, helping to build further … Continue reading

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