Earlybird VC closes new €350M fund for Western European startups, with a deep-tech angle

Earlybird VC was one of the “OG” of the emergence of Berlin as a key global tech startup ecosystem 15 years ago. Founded in 1997, it’s gone on to back N26 and UiPath, among many others. And in t

E-commerce logistics startup Hive buzzes following $34M investment

Hive levels the logistics playing field by streamlining fulfillment so that DTC companies get the same inventory management, cost structure and customer notifications that big brands use.

The big question on every startup’s mind for 2021

My big question for 2021, and the one that is on every startup’s mind, is how will a cataclysmic event such as a global pandemic show up in post-pandemic innovation? I think we’re in the early

EarlyBird’s new app lets families and friends ‘gift’ investments to children

A new fintech startup called EarlyBird wants to help families invest in their children’s financial futures. Through the EarlyBird mobile app, parents in just a few minutes can create a custodial

Xayn is privacy-safe, personalized mobile web search powered by on-device AIs

As TC readers know, the tricky trade-off of the modern web is privacy for convenience. Online tracking is how this ‘great intimacy robbery’ is pulled off. Mass surveillance of what Interne

DeepCode gets $4M to feed its AI-powered code review tool

DeepCode, a Swiss startup that’s using machine learning to automate code reviews, has closed a $4M seed round, led by European VC firm Earlybird, with participation from 3VC and existing investo

UiPath raising at least $100M at $1B+ valuation for its ‘software robots’ for internal business tasks

The initial hype around bots — applications that run partly or entirely using natural language processing, machine learning, computer vision and other AI tech to help consumers ask and answer qu

Flipps, Metrekare, Tjobs Are The First To Get Backing From Earlybird’s New CEE Fund

Earlybird, the Berlin-based VC, turned a spotlight on Central and Eastern Europe earlier this year when it announced the launch of a new $130 million fund dedicated to tech startups specifically from

EarlyBird Raising $130M To Fund Startups In Turkey And Central Eastern Europe

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.earlybird.com/">Earlybird</a>, the Berlin-based VC that has focused on backing startups in Europe and other ecosystems outside of Silicon Valley, is today announcin

To-Do App Wunderlist Confirms $19M Series B And Expands To The US, While Sequoia Heads Into Germany

A couple of weeks ago, when TechCrunch was in Berlin, we sniffed out and <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/11/01/6wunderkinder-maker-of-to-do-app-wunderlist-has-raised-a-30m-series-b-in-sequoias-fi

German Predictive Analytics Startup Rapid-I Rebrands As RapidMiner, Takes $5M From Open Ocean, Earlybird To Tackle The U.S. Market

Rapid-I -- a German specialist in analytics tools that wants to become the industry standard for how enterprises predict the future -- is today announcing its first round of funding, a rebrand to <a t

6Wunderkinder, Maker Of To-Do App Wunderlist, Has Raised Up To A $30M Series B, In Sequoia’s First Step Into Germany

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.wunderlist.com/en/">Wunderlist</a>, a popular task management app from Berlin-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.6wunderkinder.com/en/">6Wunderkinder</a>,

As Earlybird Closes New €150m Fund, LPs Warm To European Tech Valuations

The Berlin-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.earlybird.com/">Earlybird Venture Capital</a> has today announced the €150 million ($200 million) final closing of its fourth early stage technol

Comparison Engine VERSUS IO Adds Further $2.8M To Its Coffers From Earlybird, Dave McClure, Others

<a target="_blank" href="http://versusio.com/">VERSUS IO</a>, the natural language-styled comparison engine backed by Dave McClure (amongst others), has closed a $2.8 million Series A round led by Ear

Earlybird invests $2 million in social media analytics firm Socialbakers

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/socialbakers.png" class="shot2" /> Social media analytics company <a href="http://www.socialbakers.com/">Socialbakers</a>, previously known

Earlybird Invests $2 Million In Social Media Analytics Firm Socialbakers

Social media analytics company <a href="http://www.socialbakers.com/">Socialbakers</a>, previously known as <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2010/12/01/pop-quiz-who-requested-facebook-stats-portal-face

Twitter Explains What @EarlyBird Is: It's All About Distributing Advertiser Deals

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/earlybird1.png" class="shot2" /> ReadWriteWeb had a <a href="http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/twitter_to_publish_shopping_deals_through_e