Category: Europe

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 5, 2021

Fix Price set the final offer price for its initial public offering (IPO) at $9.75 per global depositary receipt (GDR), the top of its target range, implying a market capitalisation of $8.3 billion, the Russian retailer disclosed. Fix Price said it was increasing the size of its offering to approximately $2 billion from around $1.5-1.7 […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 4, 2021

  Sofinnova Partners, a leading European life sciences investment firm based in Paris, London and Milan, announced the final close of the Sofinnova Crossover Fund at $540 million.The fund was oversubscribed and significantly exceeded its target. This  capital raise positions Sofinnova Partners as the largest crossover investor in Europe dedicated to late-stage biopharma and medtech […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 3, 2021

Volocopter, a startup out of southern Germany that has been building and testing electric VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) aircraft, has picked up $241 million in a Series D round of funding. Alongside its aircraft, Volocopter has also been building a business case in which its vessels will be used in a taxi-style fleet in […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 2, 2021

Humaans, a London-based HR startup, has raised $5 million in seed funding to accelerate the development of its employee on-boarding and management platform. Backing the round is Y Combinator, Mattias Ljungman’s Moonfire, Frontline Ventures and former head of Stripe Issuing, Lachy Groom. A number of other investors, made up of seasoned entrepreneurs and startup operators, […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 1, 2021

Skydio has raised $170 million in a Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund. That pushes it into unicorn territory, with $340 million in total funding and a post-money valuation north of $1 billion. Skydio’s fresh capital comes on the heels of its expansion last year into the enterprise market, and it […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 25, 2021

Wallapop, a virtual marketplace based out of Barcelona, Spain that lets people resell their used items, or sell items like crafts that they make themselves, has raised $191 million at current rates, money that it will use to continue growing the infrastructure that underpins its service, so that it can expand the number of people […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 24, 2021

Intriva will provide additional funding to further enhance the depth, breadth and value of services for MoneyPlus’ customers in a total investment program of $85 million. MoneyPlus Group was founded in 2010 to help people who are struggling with their finances to find the right solutions to their problems. It has grown to become one […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 23, 2021

Katana, an Estonian startup that has built manufacturing-specific enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for SMBs, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is European venture capital firm Atomico, with participation from angel investors Ott Kaukver ( CTO), Sten Tamkivi (CPO Topia, formerly Skype), Sergei Anikin (CTO, Pipedrive) and Kairi Pauskar (former […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 22, 2021

Ageras Group, which has built a dual-purpose platform, providing both accountancy software and a marketplace for small and medium businesses to find accountants, is announcing a round of growth funding to expand its business. The Copenhagen-based company has closed a round of $73 million from a single investor, Lugard Road Capital. Ageras is not disclosing […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 22, 2021

Alta Partners, a leading early-stage healthcare investment firm, held the first and final closing of Alta Partners NextGen Fund III. Fund III was oversubscribed and has total capital of $275 million. The Alta team will continue its successful strategy of investing in curative, breakthrough therapeutics and technology-enabled healthcare services. “We are grateful for the ongoing […]

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