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Vaayu’s carbon tracking for retailers raises $1.6M, claims it could cut CO2 in half by 2030

Carbon tracking is very much the new hot thing in tech, and we’ve previously covered more generalist startups doing this at scale for companies, such as Plan A Earth out of Berlin. But there’s cle

ETH spin-off LatticeFlow raises $2.8M to help build trustworthy AI systems

LatticeFlow, an AI startup that was spun out of ETH Zurich in 2020, today announced that it has raised a $2.8 million seed funding round led by Swiss deep-tech fund btov and Global Founders Capital, w

Eco-conscious car subscription platform finn.auto raises $24.2M, with White Star and Zalando founders

Finn.auto — which allows people to subscribe to their car instead of owning it, and offsetting their CO₂ emissions — has raised a $24.2 million / €20 million Series A funding round. White Star

Picker, an app to discover products recommended by people you follow, picks up €1.3M seed

Picker, an app that lets you discover and buy products recommended by people you follow, has raised €1.3 million in seed funding. Backing the Barcelona-based startup is Berlin’s Btov. The comp

The future of retail and office space is up in the air, and proptech investors are optimistic

The malls and grocery stores of the 20th century are being converted into industrial conveyor belts of goods and services traveling from the internet to your home.

As it delists, Rocket Internet’s ill-fated experiment with public markets is over

It was all supposed to be so different. When Rocket Internet IPO’d in 2014 it was the largest tech company floatation in Europe for seven years. A year later it had lost $46 million and its valuatio

Tinder founder funds sex tips app Lover

Want to spice up the bedroom without paying for pills or awkward visits to a sex therapist? A new app called Lover lets you take a sexual personality quiz, explore carnal knowledge tutorials and discr

Sisense nabs $100M at a $1B+ valuation for accessible big data business analytics

Sisense, an enterprise startup that has built a business analytics business out of the premise of making big data as accessible as possible to users — whether it be through graphics on mobile or

Ultimate.ai nabs $1.3M for a customer service AI focused on non-English markets

For customer service, Ultimate.ai‘s thesis is it’s not humans or AI but humans and AI. The Helsinki- and Berlin-based startup has built an AI-powered suggestion engine that, once trained o

Here are the experts who will help shape Europe’s AI policy

The European Commission has announced the names of 52 experts from across industry, business and civil society who it has appointed to a new High Level Group on AI which will feed its strategy and po

Google’s new Project Muze proves machines aren’t that great at fashion design

Google's AI technology may be capable of putting on a trippy art show -- thanks to its neural network-powered DeepDream computer vision program -- but when Google turned its machine learning technolog

Zappos-Style Fashion Portal Zalando To File For $657M IPO In Frankfurt In 2014

Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based global e-commerce incubator, is widely believed to be preparing to go public, but in the meantime, Zalando, a Zappos-style European fashion portal with 13.5 million a

Rocket Internet’s Lazada Builds Out Its Marketplace Model, While Europe Fashion Portal Zalando Gets A New Investor

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.de">Rocket Internet's</a> e-commerce properties continue their march towards new horizons in all corners of the glob: in Europe, ASOS-investor and f

Berlusconi Outed As Investor In Square Clone Payleven While Rocket Internet’s Zappos Clone Zalando Hits Breakeven

A double-dose of details today about the normally secretive e-commerce startups incubated by the Samwer bothers-backed <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocketinternet.com">Rocket Internet</a>. Silv

Samwer/Rocket Internet-Backed Zalando Launches Emeza, A Luxury Goods And Fashion Portal With Prices Up To $1,000

The Samwer Brothers and Rocket Internet are not slowing down in the new year with the rollout of new online properties to further populate their e-commerce empire. What's perhaps surprising, given the

Samwer Zappos Clone Zalando Takes On A Hefty €40.7 Million In Debt Financing

E-commerce, by its very nature, is an online business, but you can't always get away from the expense of bricks and mortar entirely. And so it is with the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-in

Zalando, The Samwer Zappos Clone, Closes Another Round, Adds JP Morgan, Quadrant Capital As Backers

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.zalando.de">Zalando</a>, the shoe and fashion e-commerce site originally started as a clone of Zappos by the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.de"

StylistPick appoints ex-Marie Claire editor as co-founder before competitors turn up the heat

<img alt="" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/girlinstyle-com-logo-new.gif" title="StylistPick" class="shot" width="240" height="76" />As the competition looks set to turn up the h

Samwer brothers startup Zalando closes major round for its Zappos clone

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0009/9887/99887v2-max-250x250.png" title="Zalando" class="shot" width="179" height="31" /><a href="http://www.zalando.de">Zalando</a>,