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Much has been made of AI-powered videos that can either make a real person speak different words or other languages, or generate a synthetic person that can speak on-demand. A…

Oxolo bags €13M for generative AI-driven video platform which can optimize engagement on the fly

Robotics are playing a growing role in the world of e-commerce logistics and fulfillment — where they are seen not just as a way to speed up operations but to…

Nomagic picks up $22M for its e-commerce warehouse picking robots

Based out of the U.S., Sonder is a tech-driven hospitality company. It’s raised $529.6 million, and, in the post-pandemic world where the population has become far more movable due to…

Boutique hotel tech platform NUMA raises $45M growth financing round led by DN Capital

Yassir, an Algerian startup that provides on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery, has raised a $30 million Series A round. The investment came from a long list of…

Algeria’s Yassir picks up $30M to build a super app in North Africa

Well that was quick. U.K.-based hyper fast grocery delivery startup Weezy — which only raised a pre-seed for its 15-minute delivery services of supermarket fare last year (after founding the…

Turkey’s instant grocery giant Getir grabs UK’s Weezy in latest delivery consolidation

Copenhagen-based process automation platform Leapwork has snagged Denmark’s largest-ever Series B funding round, announcing a $62 million raise co-led by KKR and Salesforce Ventures, with existing investors DN Capital and…

‘No-code’ process automation platform, Leapwork, fires up with $62M Series B

Built on Salesforce and Google Cloud platforms, consumer goods companies can use Aforza to digitally transform product distribution and customer engagement.

Consumer goods software company Aforza bags $22M to open US headquarters

DN Capital, one of Europe’s most active VCs has launched its latest $350 million (£220 million, €300 million) fund off the back of a pretty standout year when the firm…

Europe’s DN Capital launches its new $350M fund after a knockout year for its portfolio

A lot of startups were built to help people make all-cash offers on homes with the purpose of gaining an edge against other buyers, especially in ultra-competitive markets.  Accepti.inc is…

Accept.inc secures $90M in debt and equity to scale its digital mortgage lending platform

London-based Divido, a white-label platform for retail finance that integrates with e-commerce platforms (but can also support omni-channel) so retailers can offer consumers a “buy now, pay later” option at…

Divido bags $30M to take its ‘buy now, pay later’ platform to more markets

Weezy — an on-demand supermarket that delivers groceries in as fast as 15 minutes — has raised $20 million in a Series A funding led by New York-based venture capital…

UK on-demand supermarket Weezy raises $20M Series A led by NYC’s Left Lane Capital

More than two years ago, Ludwig Schoenack, Nikolaus Volk and Francesco Wiedemann looked at the bevy of scooter services, ride-hailing apps, public transit and car-sharing options available in most urban…

Kyte raises $9 million to deliver rental cars to your doorstep

Last year all-in-one digital sales platform GetAccept raised a $7 million Series A funding round. The platform, which wraps in video, live chat, proposal design, document tracking and e-signatures, has…

GetAccept raises $20M Series B, led by Bessemer, to expand its sales platform for SMBs

Vienna-based e-learning startup GoStudent has increased the Series A round it raised earlier this year to €13.3 million, adding €5 million this week in a round led by Left Lane…

Tutor marketplace GoStudent takes its Series A to €13.3M with Left Lane Capital and DN Capital

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14 VCs discuss COVID-19 and London’s future as a tech hub

The UK has created 63 tech unicorns in the past decade (according to Dealroom), and it almost goes without saying that the vast majority of those companies were based out of London, the country’s largest tech hub. Famously, London’s DeepMind, an AI startup, was acquired by Google in 2014 for $500 million, but it has…

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14 VCs discuss COVID-19 and London’s future as a tech hub

Companies in Seattle raised a record $3.5B in VC funding this year.

In the shadow of Amazon and Microsoft, Seattle startups are having a moment

Many years ago every sales deal was sealed with a handshake between two people. Today, digitization has moved into the sales process, but it hasn’t necessarily improved the experience. In…

GetAccept’s workflow and e-signature platform for sales secures $7M Series A funding

When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established bank accounts — continues to be…

Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services, now at ~$1B valuation

Cubyn, the Paris-based logistics startup that lets e-merchants outsource fulfillment and delivery logistics, has raised €12 million in new funding. The round is led by DN Capital, with participation from…

Cubyn raises €12M Series B to let e-merchants outsource fulfilment

There still exists an old-fashioned problem in travel: group travel that requires individuals and groups to plan and book personalized, multi-day tours online. Tourlane is a major player in this…

Tourlane raises a $47M C round led by Sequoia and Spark Capital

DN Capital is one of Europe’s oldest venture capital firms, albeit one that, by its own admission, has retained its scrappy roots and a certain kind of reputation to go…

European VC firm DN Capital closes new €200M fund to invest at seed and Series A stage

It is hard to fathom that back in 2009 VCs were far from convinced that Airbnb was ever going to be a big enough business to pump venture into. Fast…

European Airbnb Hospitality Management Service Hostmaker Picks Up $2M Seed Round

Robin Systems, a service that essentially makes it easier for businesses to set up a data-centric, high-performance IT infrastructure, today announced that it has raised a $15 million funding round…

Robin Systems Raises $15M For Its Data-Centric Compute And Storage Containerization Software

French dating app Happn just raised a $14 million Series B round from Idinvest with participation from Alven Capital, DN Capital, Raine Ventures and business angels, such as Fabrice Grinda,…

Happn Attracts $14 Million For Its Dating App Powered By Real Life Interactions

The European premium restaurant delivery space appears to show no signs of cooling. As recently as July, London’s Deliveroo raised a $70 million Series C for further international expansion. And…

European Premium Restaurant Delivery Service Take Eat Easy Closes €10M Series B

Late last year I declared a penchant for so-called brain training games, which claim to be able to help you improve your cognitive ability, while also cleverly tapping into the…

Brain Training App Peak Scores $7 Million Series A Round

Similar to Deliveroo in the U.K., and DoorDash in the U.S., Take Eat Easy lets you order food online from restaurants that don’t traditionally offer a take-out and delivery service.…

Rocket Internet Backs European Restaurant Delivery Service Take Eat Easy

London-based DN Capital, which has invested in Shazam and Videdressing among others, has today announced it’s raised $200 million (€144 million) for its third venture capital fund, GVC III, a…

DN Capital Raises $200M For 3rd European Fund, As Euro Tech Resurges

Hoping to pick up the slack left by people who want to get fit but find gym memberships too expensive or unproductive, Sweden’s Vint is an iPhone app that lets…

Vint, The P2P Marketplace For Training And Fitness Instructors, Raises $1.8M Led By Creandum

Swedish startup Dexplora is on a mission. Through its GetSalesDone mobile app and supporting service it wants to dramatically improve the User Experience of CRM systems, thus making data entry…

Dexplora, Started By Founders Of BlackBerry-Acquired TAT, Raises $1.2M To Fix The CRM Experience