Highland Europe announces €1 billion startup investment fund
Highland Europe, a London-based venture capital firm, has announced a €1 billion fund to invest in software and consumer tech companies across Europe. This marks the fifth fund for the company, bringing its total capital raised to an impressive €2.75 billion.
“Current market conditions are... Read more
‘EU startups on track to raise $85B, down from $100B+ in 2021’
This is the region's second consecutive year of decline following a record-breaking 2021.
London-based venture capitalist Atomico analysed the startup investment landscape in Europe. The report highlights an immense concentration of venture capital activity. Just three countries – the UK, Ge... Read more
German HR software startup Personio raises $200 million
The fundraising sweep left the company with a whopping $8.5 billion valuation.
According to Reuters, German human resources software startup Personio managed to add $200 million to the initial financing it raised in October. The company also boasted an increased valuation of $8.5 billion.
The... Read more
Tech startups face ‘period of great uncertainty’
Apple lost 200 billion dollars in value, Alphabet's figures dissapoint and Twitter is no longer hiring. The IT industry is under pressure worldwide. Western Europe faces consequences. "We are entering a period of great uncertainty", warned Prins Constantijn, startup ambassador and brother to the ki... Read more
ONEiO receives €7.2 million to expand integration-as-a-service
The funding was announced after the Helsinki-based startup shared plans to drive market expansion and growth in North America and Central Europe.
ONEiO, a SaaS provider of automated integration and cloud-native services, received investments totalling €7.2 million to increase its market expans... Read more
Madrid-Based fintech startup “RITMO” hits jackpot with $200m funding
RITMO – a Spanish fintech startup – plans to help eCommerce entrepreneurs and businesses expand rapidly and surmount various supply-chain challenges by offering them capital.
Revenue-based financing startups are gaining strength by offering low-on-cash startups a viable alternative to bank... Read more
Microsoft offers startup founders large Azure Cloud credit
Microsoft supports startup founders with a mix of technological benefits and expert guidance
It was announced by Microsoft today that it will start supporting startup founders by providing mentorship and technical support.
In a blog post, the Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft Cloud + AI, C... Read more
Retool raises $20 million at $1.85 billion estimate
Retool Inc., a low-code software development platform vendor, just announced the collection of $20 million Series C from Stripe founders and other enterprises at a $1.85B pre-money valuation. It covers venture capital, software, and startups costs.
Retool Inc. announced the closure of a $20 mill... Read more
Europe’s startup funding breaks all records this year
European startups get record-breaking investments as a precursor to immense growth within the technology sector.
European businesses are finally easing into normalcy as pandemic restrictions are relieved across the continent. However, this has caused a sudden increase in the number of startups s... Read more