Category: Europe

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 5, 2021
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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
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  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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 (Checkout.com CTO), Sten Tamkivi (CPO Topia, formerly Skype), Sergei Anikin (CTO, Pipedrive) and Kairi Pauskar (former […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 22, 2021
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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
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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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