Deal of the Month

End of each month, the “Deal of the Month” winner is selected among the deals that were awarded “Deal of the Week”.
The winner is chosen based on the results of a monthly LinkedIn poll.

Awarded Deal Announcements in 2021

April

Climeworks raises CHF 600 million in latest equity round

Founded: 2009 | HQ: CH | Sector: CleanTech | Private Equity

Investment Raised: CHF 600M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Baillie Gifford, BigPoint Holding, Carbon Removal Partners, GIC, Global Founders Capital, John Doerr, M&G Investments, Partners Group, Swiss RE

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March

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Berlin’s Leapsome welcomes $60 million in first-ever funding round

Founded: 2016 | HQ: DE | Sector: Human Resources | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 60M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Creandum, Insight Partners, Visionaries Club

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February

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SpliceBio Raises EUR 50M in Oversubscribed Series A Financing to Advance Protein Splicing Platform and Expand Gene Therapy Pipeline

Founded: 2012 | HQ: ES | Sector: Biotechnology | Series A

Investment Raised: EUR 50M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Asabys PartnersGilde HealthcareNew Enterprise AssociatesNovartis Venture FundUCB VenturesYsios Capital

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January

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Fintech firm Checkout.com‘s valuation touches $40 bln after latest funding

Founded: 2012 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Series D

Investment Raised: USD 1Billion | Valuation (post-money): USD 40 Billion | Investors: Tiger Global Management, Altimeter, DragoneerFranklin Templeton, Singapore’s GIC, Qatar Investment AuthorityOxford Endowment Fund

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December

Berlin-based online grocery delivery firm Flink secures €664M at €2.52B valuation, eyes international expansion

Founded: 2020| HQ: DE | Sector: Food Delivery | Series B

Investment Raised: EUR 664 M | Valuation (pre-money): EUR 2.52 Billion | Investors: DoorDashMubadala Capital

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November

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Berlin’s Razor Group raises $125M at a $1B+ valuation for a platform to buy and scale third-party Amazon merchants

Founded: 2020 | HQ: DE | Sector: E-Commerce | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 125 M | Valuation: USD +1 Billion | Investors: RedalpinePresight Capital, Jebsen CapitalGlobal Founders Capital, 468 Capital

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October

TIER wants to change mobility for good; raises USD 200M funding

Founded: 2018 | HQ: DE | Sector: Transportation |Series D

Investment Raised: USD 200M | Valuation: USD 1.5B | Investors: White Star CapitalSpeedinvestSoftBank Vision FundRTP GlobalNovatorNorthzoneMountain PartnersM&G Investments

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September

Successful £1 million funding led by European Super Angels Club (Austria) and ParticleX (Hong Kong) marks Homeppl’s second seven-figure raise in the last 12 months and brings its post-money valuation to £10 million.

Founded: 2017 | HQ: UK | Sector: PropTech | Seed

Investment Raised: GBP 1M | Valuation: Valuation: GBP 8.7M | Investors: Venionaire CapitalParticle X

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August

After raising $54m in a Series B funding round, European online electronics marketplace Refurbed is planning to invest in Ireland.

Founded: 2017 | HQ: AT | Sector: Marketplace | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 54M | Valuation: Remain undisclosed | Investors: Evli Growth PartnersAlmaz CapitalSpeedinvestBonsai Partners and All Iron VenturesHermes GPEC4 VenturesSevenVenturesAlpha AssociatesMonkfish Equity (Trivago Founders)Kreos CapitalIsomer Capital

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July

Austria’s Blockpit raises €8.4M to bring the necessary transparency to a blockchain-based financial market

Founded: 2017 | HQ: AT | Sector: FinTech | Series A

Investment Raised: EUR 8,4M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: MiddleGame VenturesFabric VenturesForce over Mass CapitalTioga CapitalAvaloq VenturesEuropean Super Angels Club 

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June

Vienna’s GoStudent raises $244M at a $1.7B valuation for its online tutor marketplace

Founded: 2016 | HQ: AT | Sector: EdTech | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 244M | Valuation: USD 1.7B | Investors: DST GlobalSoftBank (via its Vision Fund 2), TencentDragoneerCoatueLeft Lane CapitalDN Capital

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May

Trade Republic hits $5.3bn valuation in record-breaking fundraise led by Sequoia

Founded: 2015 | HQ: DE | Sector: Neobrocker | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 900M | Valuation:USD 5,3 Billion | Investors: Sequoia, TCV, Thrive Capital, Accel, Founders Fund, Creandum, Project A

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April

Berlin’s Bryter raises $66M to take its no-code tools for enterprises to the US

Founded: 2018 | HQ: DE | Sector: FinTech | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 66M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors:  AccelTiger Global, Dawn Capital, Notion Capital, Cavalry Ventures

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March

Klarna confirms new $31B valuation

Founded: 2005 | HQ: SE | Sector: FinTech | Private Investment Round

Investment Raised: USD 1B | Valuation: USD 31 Billion | Investors: Combination of new and existing investors

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February

Robotic process automation platform UiPath raises $750M at $35B valuation

Founded: 2005 | HQ: RO | Sector: RPA | Series F

Investment Raised: USD 750M | Valuation: USD 35 Billion | Investors: Alkeon Capital, Coatue and other returning investors

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January

Checkout.com becomes EMEA’s most valuable venture-backed business and fourth largest fintech globally

Founded: 2012 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 450M | Valuation: USD 15 Billion | Investors: Tiger Global Management, Greenoaks Capital and existing investors

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