Belgium-based Cumul.io raises €10 million for low-code analytics
Cumul.io has secured €10 million in venture capital to hire staff and expand into new markets. The Belgium-based firm develops a low-code platform for analytics and data visualization.
The investment brings Cumul.io's total funding to €13.1 million. The round was led by French venture capit... Read more
ForwardOne raises €145 million for European tech companies
ForwardOne closes a €145 million investment fund for European tech companies. The Dutch venture capitalist wants to invest the fund in startups and small businesses in Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands.
Most of the money was raised from family funds and entrepreneurs, according to Dutc... 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
Venture capitalist EQT launches €1.1 billion fund to boost tech startups
Sweden's EQT Ventures is on the lookout to scale European startups through its recent €1.1 billion fund.
Many companies are struggling to find adequate funding as investors have a reduced appetite for funding startups. However, some are in luck due to the long-term funding of venture capitalis... Read more
‘Venture capitalists give mixed signals about investments’
Venture capital investors in US tech companies disagree on the strategy that startups should follow now that the economy faces headwinds. This leads to a paradox between macroeconomic reality and practice, writes the Wall Street Journal.
US venture capitalists give startups mixed signals on what... Read more
European entrepreneurs launch €250-million Plural tech fund
European entrepreneurs have come up with the launch of Plural, a 250-million-euro tech fund to support European tech companies.
Four European business people, including the influential Taavet Hinrikus, the co-founder of the funds transfer enterprise Wise Plc (WISEa.L), announced Plural's launch,... Read more
Barracuda Networks passes into the hands of venture capitalist KKR
KKR acquires Barracuda Networks. The venture capitalist is taking the reins from Thoma Bravo, Barracuda's previous owner.
The acquisition price wasn't disclosed. Insider sources indicate a sum of 4 billion dollars (3.7 billion euros). KKR wants to further expand Barracuda Networks' activities. C... Read more
Imec.Xpand gains further funding
Imec.Xpand has declared the initial closing of its funding at €150 million in devoted capital.
Imec.Xpand, a growth venture capital fund – that utilizes Imec, the innovation and research hub knowledge’s skills, network, and infrastructure – has revealed the initial closing of its second ... Read more
Flashpoint expands its Venture Scout Program to gain a bigger presence in the EU and US
Flashpoint, a London-based investment business that manages venture capital, growth secondary, and venture debt funds, has expanded its Venture Scouting program, which began last year.
The VC is extending its network in Europe and the United States by collaborating with angel investors, attorney... Read more
London remains Europe’s top hub for tech investment
Study shows records broken all over the world with The City keeping its place at the top of Europe.
London & Partners issued the results of their study this week showing that venture capitalists broke an all-time record in global investment in technology startups last year.
The report, co... Read more