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Mobile money-saving app Qapital raises $30 million to spend on growth

Qapital, one of a slew of mobile applications trying to make it easier for users to save money (and spend it more wisely), has raised $30 million in fresh financing as it expands beyond savings to off

Bloglovin’ becomes Activate and names Kamiu Lee as its new CEO

Bloglovin’ has a new name, new funding and a new CEO: Kamiu Lee, who previously served as the company’s vice president of strategy and business development. It sounds the rebrand and Lee&#

Red Points takes $12M to help brands beat fakes

Some nice momentum for Barcelona based Red Points which has closed a $12M Series B, led by Northzone. Previous investors Mangrove and Sabadell Venture Capital also participated in the round.

European VC Northzone closes €300 million fund

Northzone, a 20 year veteran of the European VC industry, has closed its 8th fund, capped at €300 million, which it will deploy to “early-stage” startups in the region. Specifically, the

CornerJob bags $25M Series B to scale its blue collar jobs app via more TV ads

CornerJob only closed its $10 million Series A in February. But the Barcelona-based jobs marketplace, one of several which focuses on low-skill, high-turnover recruitment via a smartphone messaging ap

Join Us For A Micro-Meetup In New York Tonight

The inimitable Jon Shieber will be interviewing Pär-Jörgen Pärson of Northzone VC at a mini-meetup to be held in New York tonight and you’re invited. You can RSVP here. The event will be held

Berlin-Based Online Fashion And Lifestyle Retailer Lesara Bags €15M Series B

Berlin-based online fashion and lifestyle retailer <a target="_blank" href="https://www.lesara.de">Lesara</a> wants to make it easier for consumers in Europe to buy 'direct' from factories in Asia, th

Universal Avenue, The On-Demand Sales Force App, Picks Up Further $5M Funding

<a target="_blank" href="https://universalavenue.com">Universal Avenue</a> is playing squarely in the on-demand economy with an app and service that lets companies, including startups, hire sales peop

MarketInvoice, The U.K. Invoice Finance Platform, Raises Further $10M

The U.K.’s MarketInvoice, which plays in the peer-to-peer lending space by enabling businesses to raise money from institutional investors and high net worth individuals by ‘selling’ outstan

Music Startup Jukely Pulls In $8 Million To Expand Its Concert Subscription Service

Monthly concert subscription service Jukely has raised $8 million in a seed extension round from existing investors to expand into at least 20 more cities in the next year. The round was led by pre

Outfittery Raises Further $20M For Its Curated Shopping Service For Men’s Clothing

Sitting somewhere between an e-commerce subscription service like Birchbox and a ‘personal shopper’ or stylist, Berlin-based startup Outfittery offers what it calls a curated shopping serv

Northzone Closes $325M Seventh Fund

Scandinavian VC firm Northzone, which has offices in the Nordics and also London and New York, and includes Spotify, iZettle and Trustpilot in its portfolio companies, has closed its seventh fund -- r

Finnish Game Studio PlayRaven Raises $4.1M To Bring Strategy Games To Touchscreens

Norwegian VC Northzone seems to have a penchant for investing in mobile gaming companies right now. After leading Space Ape Games’ recent $7 million Series C round, the venture capital firm has

MarketInvoice, The U.K. Invoice Finance Marketplace, Raises £5M

More evidence of London's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/04/16/the-london-fintech-boom-transferwise-and-others-hit-record-numbers/">fintech boom</a>. This time it's the turn of <a target="_

Space Ape Games, Maker Of Samurai Siege, Grabs $7M Series C

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.spaceapegames.com">Space Ape Games</a>, the London-based mobile games developer behind Samurai Siege -- a game that has seen 10 million downloads since launch just

Spotify Backer Northzone Raising New $272M Fund For Startups With “Nordic DNA”, $204M Secured So Far

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.northzone.com">Northzone</a>, the Scandinavian VC that was an early backer of music streaming service <a target="_blank" href="http://www.spotify.com">Spotify</a> a

Sticky Raises $3M To Improve Ad Accountability With Eye Tracking

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.sticky.ad">Sticky</a>, a startup using eye-tracking technology to measure ad effectiveness, has raised $3 million in new funding. The company is a rebranding of