partech ventures

Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund

Weeks after French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled a $76 million African startup fund at VivaTech 2018, TechCrunch paid a visit to the French Development Agency to get more details on how le n

Streamroot raises $3.2 million for its peer-to-peer video delivery technology

French startup Streamroot just raised $3.2 million from Partech Ventures, Techstars Venture Capital Fund, Verizon Ventures* and R/GA. The company is taking advantage of WebRTC to make video streaming

Privitar raises $16M to help ensure privacy in big data analytics

As data protection — a set of laws and practices created across different markets to ensure that our sensitive information does not get leaked or shared without our permission — continues

Partech Ventures raises $450 million fund

Partech Ventures has raised so many funds over the past couple of years that it’s hard to keep track of all of them. This time, the VC firm is closing the fundraising of Partech International Ventur

Rinse raises $14M in Series B funding to bring its laundry pick-up nationwide

Rinse, the San Francisco-based dry cleaning and laundry delivery service, has closed a $14M Series B round of funding. This comes after a $6M Series A last year, meaning the startup has now raised abo

Korea’s top financial services startup lands $48M from PayPal and others

Viva Republica, the company behind Korean financial services app Toss, has closed a $48 million Series C funding round that includes a strategic investment from payment giant PayPal. The deal is PayPa

Partech Ventures closes its $107 million seed fund

French VC firm Partech Ventures announced that they closed their seed fund of $107 million (€100 million) for early stage startups. Partech Entrepreneur II is focusing on seed rounds, and the firm p

Alan wants to turn health insurance into software-as-a-service

Ok, my headline is a bit provocative, but it’s kind of true. French startup Alan is launching today a brand new full-stack health insurance company in France. Compared to existing products, Alan wan

Partech ends up raising $440 million for its growth fund

You might remember that I covered a $240 million growth fund from Paris-based VC firm <a target="_blank" href="http://www.partechventures.com/">Partech Ventures</a> back in <a target="_blank" href="ht

PushDoctor, The U.K. Video-Based Doctor Service, Scores $8.2M Series A

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.pushdoctor.co.uk">PushDoctor</a>, the U.K. 'on-demand' service that enables you to have a video consultation with a doctor, has raised $8.2 million in funding -- m

Giroptic Is Building The GoPro For Virtual Reality

French startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.360.tv/en/">Giroptic</a> just raised $4.5 million for a new kind of action camera. Giroptic looks like a GoPro, but if you look closely, you can noti

Social Intelligence Startup Brandwatch Raises $33M Series C To Grow In US

Social media is officially eating Internet, and where the people go with their eyeballs, so do the brands. But the brands are – largely – all at sea, still trying to figure all this stuff

Spanish Invoice Trading Marketplace NoviCap Raises $1.7M

<a target="_blank" href="http://novicap.com">NoviCap</a>, the invoice trading marketplace headquartered in London but with offices in Barcelona and a customer base largely in Spain, has closed a $1.7

Rejecting M&A, FreedomPop Raises Another $30M For Its Free Mobile Service

FreedomPop is taking another step ahead today in its bid to build out a global mobile business based on free voice, text and data bundles and upselling additional services. Amid months of M&A

Partech Doubles Down On Seed With New $65 Million Seed Fund

It feels like Partech Ventures announced its first seed fund (Partech Entrepreneur I) just yesterday — the Paris-based venture capital firm is already announcing a new $65 million (€60 million

Sean Diddy Combs Allegedly Poised To Invest In Picture Messaging App Pleek, Built For Generation Selfie

As social media continues to come up with new and weird ways to give us dopamine hits — the latest is the resurgence of live streaming apps — a new startup has come up with yet another take on it

Partech’s New $240 Million Growth Fund Will Close France’s Funding Gap

2014 was the year of seed funding, 2015 will be the year of late stage funding for Partech Ventures. The French venture capital firm just raised $240 million to launch the Partech Growth fund. This ne

Virtuix Steps Into $3 Million For Its Virtual Reality-Linked, Omni-Directional Treadmill

Expanding the experience of virtual reality gaming has landed the omni-directional treadmill manufacturer Virtuix $3 million in its first institutional financing. Banking on the company’s premis

Video AdTech Startup Teads Closes $5.2M Series A, From Partech & Elaia, To Prep International Push

French video adTech startup Teads, which sells technology allowing publishers to embed video ads within articles that automatically play when they become visible on the user's screen, has closed a $5.

This Week On The TC Europe Podcast: Raspberry Pi, Wayra, France And Esperanto

We’ve made it to episode 10! This week, we talk about Raspberry Pi racking up worldwide sales of 1.75 million, Partech Ventures investing $215 million in European startups the American way, and
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