Category: Europe

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 17, 2021
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(Bloomberg) — Deutsche Bank AG Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing apologized to the German Finance Ministry and the country’s top regulator for sharply-worded criticism by one of the firm’s research analysts, seeking to avoid tensions with two of its most important stakeholders ahead of elections this month. Analyst Jan Schildbach — in a note earlier […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 17, 2021
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Aircover raised $3 million in seed funding to continue developing its real-time sales intelligence platform. Defy Partners led the round with participation from Firebolt Ventures, Flex Capital, Ridge Ventures, and a group of angel investors. The company, headquartered in the Bay Area, aims to give sales teams insights relevant to closing the sale as they are […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 17, 2021
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San Francisco-based early-stage venture investor 500 Startups has reached the final close of its global flagship fund at $140 million, its largest to date, according to an announcement. The 11-year-old venture capital firm also rebranded as 500 Global, with assets under management of $18 billion, expanding its investment strategy beyond the accelerator and seed stage. […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 16, 2021
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Trucking tends to be associated with highways, but it’s not uncommon to find large delivery vehicles trundling down the tightly packed streets of the world’s most populated cities. According to EV startup Volta Trucks, that’s far from ideal: in London, large commercial vehicles cause around 26% of pedestrian fatalities and around 80% of cyclist fatalities […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 16, 2021
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French startup Skello has raised a $47.3 million funding round (€40 million). The company has been working on a software-as-a-service tool that lets you manage the work schedule of your company. What makes it special is that Skello automatically takes into account local labor laws and collective agreements. Partech is leading today’s funding round. Existing investors XAnge […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 15, 2021
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San Francisco-based Sendoso, a platform that makes it easy for companies to send gifts to clients or employees, said on Tuesday it raised $100 million in a round led by SoftBank Group’s Vision Fund 2. “We take care of all the merchandise order. We have warehouses around the world that store that merchandise, and we […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 15, 2021
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Walmart has tapped Argo AI and Ford to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Austin, Miami, and Washington D.C., the companies said Wednesday. The service will allow customers to place online orders for groceries and other items using Walmart’s ordering platform. Argo’s cloud-based infrastructure will be integrated with Walmart’s online platform, routing the orders […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 15, 2021
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Truecaller, which operates an eponymous caller-identification service, said on Wednesday it is looking to raise $116 million in an initial public offering on Nasdaq Stockholm. The 12-year-old Stockholm-headquartered firm, which counts India as its biggest market by users, is aiming for a valuation of about $3 billion in the IPO, according to earlier local media reports. […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 14, 2021
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London-based PassFort, a SaaS provider that helps businesses meet compliance requirements such as KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) reporting, has closed a $16.2 million Series A led by US growth equity fund, Level Equity. The 2015-founded startup‘s existing investors OpenOcean, Episode 1, and Entrepreneur First also participated in the round. Series A is a […]

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 13, 2021
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(Bloomberg) — European shares and U.S. futures climbed ahead of critical U.S. inflation data this week that traders will use to assess expectations about the timing of stimulus withdrawal and interest-rate hikes. The dollar edged higher and Treasury yields were little changed. Contracts on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 advanced after the indexes ended […]

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