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London-based Paddle raises $3.2 million to grow its e-commerce platform for software businesses

Paddle, the e-commerce platform for software businesses, just closed a Series A funding round of $3.2 million, led by BGF Ventures with participation from Spring Partners. The London-based startup was founded to solve the problems of selling internationally. Paddle helps … Continue reading

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London-based Ve Interactive acquires video advertising startup Optomaton for €5.13 million

Ve Interactive, a leading data-driven technology company specialising in conversion enhancing and digital advertising, has acquired the German video advertising startup Optomaton for €5.13 million, in a deal comprised of cash and shares. Optomaton is a digital advertising technology and … Continue reading

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App Launch: London-based Moneybox aims to help Millennials save and invest their spare change

After raising £3.4 million of pre-launch funding earlier this year, the London-based startup Moneybox today launches its “digital piggybank” app in the App Store. Moneybox enables its UK-based users to round up their everyday card purchases to the nearest pound … Continue reading

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Velocity, the booking platform for premium dining experiences, secures $22.5 million to expand to 29 cities worldwide by 2020

Velocity, the world’s leading discovery and instant booking platform for premium dining experiences, announced today the closing of a $22.5 million Series B funding round led by DIG Investments. Other participants in the round include high-profile hospitality names such as … Continue reading

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Mobile ticketing platform DICE raises $6 million to fuel the expansion in Europe and North America

DICE, the London-based live music discovery and mobile ticketing platform that allows users to search for, browse and buy tickets with no booking fees, announced today it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The financing round was led by … Continue reading

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Access to the EU and soon the single digital market is critical for the UK tech community – an interview with Brent Hoberman

We just had the chance to interview one of the brightest stars in the European startup universe. Brent Hoberman is a serial entrepreneur and investor who cofounded lastminute.com, Founders Forum, Made.com, mydeco, Smartup and Grip. Brent also cofounded the VC firm PROfounders … Continue reading

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Work management solution Scoro secures €1.7M in funding and intends to become the “single source of truth” for its customers

Scoro – the work management software solution for professional and creative services – has closed a € 1.7 million seed funding round from SmartCap, Inventure, and Alchemist Accelerator. The startup will use the funding to accelerate the development of its … Continue reading

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Former Top Gear hosts raise $5.5 million to launch their media startup DRIVETRIBE

DRIVETRIBE, a digital media platform dedicated to motoring and adventure, announced it has completed a $5.5. million Series A funding round led by Breyer Capital with additional participation by Atomico and other individual investors. DRIVETRIBE, which expects to officially launch … Continue reading

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German fintech companies secured 80% more funding than their UK-based counterparts in Q2 2016

Bad news for the UK and Europe’s largest fintech hub London. According to CB Insights and KMPG’s The Pulse of FinTech Q2 2016 report, German fintech companies received about 80% more funding than their UK-based counterparts in Q2 2016. The report also … Continue reading

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Laundrapp secures further €5.9 million investment to expand its on-demand laundry service internationally

Laundrapp, a London-based startup we’ve mentioned as a British startup to look out for in 2016, today announced it had closed a further €5.9 million fundraising round to fuel continued growth in the already popular ‘Uber for Laundry’ style service. The … Continue reading

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