SaaS Unicorn Contentsquare wraps a huge $600M funding round, doubling valuation to $5.6B

Contentsquare, a Paris-headquartered customer experience platform, has snapped $600 million in funding. The investment includes $400 million in Series F equity and $200 million in debt financing. It brings the total investment raised by the company to $1.4 billion. Back in 2021, the company raised $500 million in a Series E round and its valuation […]

Sympower scoops €22M to transform Europe’s electricity grid

A cleantech startup headquartered in Amsterdam, Sympower, has scooped €22 million in funding. The oversubscribed funding round was led by Silicon Valley-based Activate Capital, a leading VC and growth equity firm, with Activate Capital, the consortium of VC firms, including Expon Capital and previous investors Rubio Impact Ventures, PDENH, and Rockstart. Transforms Europe’s electricity grid This new […]

Wefox gets $400 million – Valuation rises to $4.5 billion

The Berlin InsurTech Wefox collects – as expected – another 400 million – including from Mubadala Investment. A total of 1.3 billion dollars has already flowed into Wefox. The digital insurer’s post-money valuation increases to $4.5 billion from $3 billion. Mubadala Investment, the state-owned investment company of Abu Dhabi, is investing 400 million US dollars […]

Upvest – with Investment-as-a-Service to a Million Star

The Berlin FinTech company Upvest should really be on everyone’s screen. Bessemer Venture Partners, Earlybird, ABN AMRO Ventures, Notion Capital, Partech, 10x Group and Speedinvest recently invested $42 million in the investment-as-a-service provider. The Berlin FinTech Upvest is one of the many startups that you should definitely keep an eye on. American lenders Bessemer Venture […]

German Private Equity Firm Lea Partners acquires the Tyrolean Software Company PraKom

The Karlsruhe Private Equity Firm Lea Partners is taking over the Tyrolean Software Company PraKom, which offers VenDoc Software for Trade, Retail and Construction.LEA Partners is currently building a group of companies around the topic of software for craft businesses. The companies Taifun, M-SOFT, P Software & Service, extragroup, bauOffice and Engel Dataconcept already belong […]

Finnish Intranet Champ Happeo grabs $26M for North America Expansion

An intranet platform for fast-moving companies, Happeo based in Finland, has just grabbed $26 million in a Series B funding round. The investment round was led by Endeit Capital, Smartfin and Evli Growth Partners. Existing investors INKEF Capital (which invested in ChannelEngine and Baserow), and Vendep Capital, among others, also joined the round. Further develop intranet platform […]