Phenomen ventures

  • German Online Loans Platform Smava Raises $16M

    German Online Loans Platform Smava Raises $16M

    Here comes some more funding for a European financial tech company specialising in online loans. Germany’s Smava — a peer-to-peer lending platform where investors provide the funds to loan money to borrowers — has raised $16 million in funding led by Phenomen Ventures, along with existing investors Earlybird and Neuhaus Partners. Phenomen’s track record in… Read More

  • Coub Raises $1M For Its Gif-Like Looping Music Videos Service

    Coub Raises $1M For Its Gif-Like Looping Music Videos Service

    Coub, the Russian startup that lets you create Gif-like short looped music videos, has raised $1 million from local VCs Brothers Ventures and Phenomen Ventures. The site, which lets users upload videos or extract them from YouTube or Vimeo, clip them to 10 seconds and loop them with music, currently claims 8 million unique visitors, up from 5 million in June. Read More