Deal of the Week

Each week our analysts go through the list of recently announced deals and select the most outstanding one to be awarded “Deal of the Week”.

The selection criteria are focused on the “whole picture” of the announced deal, such as raised investment, type of investment round, investors and further perspective of company development.

Awarded Deal Announcements in 2022

Calendar Week #47

Atom Bank has pushed back its flotation by at least two years after tapping backers for another £30 million, giving it a post-deal valuation of £460 million

Founded: 2014 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Private Equity

Investment Raised: GBP 30M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: BBVAToscafund

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Calendar Week #46

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Matter Labs, the company behind zkSync, raises $200 million to scale Ethereum

Founded: 2018 | HQ: DE | Sector: Blockchain | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 200M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Andreessen HorowitzBlockchain CapitalDragonflyLightspeed Venture PartnersVariant

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Calendar Week #45

PhotoRoom

Another nail in the photographers’ coffin as PhotoRoom develops $19 million

Founded: 2019 | HQ: FR | Sector: Artificial Intelligence | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 19M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: AdjacentBalderton CapitalHugging FaceMeta

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Calendar Week #44

Lisbon-based RealFevr scores €10 million to lead football into the NFT era

Founded: 2020 | HQ: PRT | Sector: IT| Seed

Investment Raised: EUR 10M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors:  SiegerlandfondsEarlybird Venture Capital

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Calendar Week #43

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Neoplants has raised more than $20 million in funding

Founded: 2018 | HQ: FR| Sector: Biotechnology | Seed

Investment Raised: USD 20M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Collaborative FundEntrepreneur FirstHeartcore Capital, Niklas Zennström, True Ventures

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Calendar Week #42

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Munich-based vacation rental company Holidu secures €100M, eyes expansion

Founded: 2014 | HQ: DE | Sector: Travel| Series E

Investment Raised: EUR 100M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: 83NorthCommon FundcoparionEQT VenturesHV CapitalLIOS VenturesNorthzonePossible VenturesPrime VenturesSenovoVintage Investment Partners

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Calendar Week #41

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Blockchain development platform Tatum nabs $41.5M to untangle Web3

Founded: 2018 | HQ: UK | Sector: Blockchain | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 41.5M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: 3VC, Christian Trummer, CircleDEPO Ventures, Eric Demuth, Evolution Equity PartnersLeadBlock PartnersOctopus Ventures, Paul Klanschek, Tensor Ventures

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Calendar Week #40

Spanish cybersecurity startup IriusRisk secures €29 million to automate threat modelling

Founded: 2015 | HQ: ES | Sector: Cyber Security | Series B

Investment Raised: EUR 29M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors:  360 CapitalBright PixelInvereadyPaladin Capital GroupSwanlaab Venture Factory

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Calendar Week #38

Andreessen Horowitz leads London fintech Sequence’s $19m seed round

Founded: 2022 | HQ: UK | Sector: Software | Seed

Investment Raised: USD 19M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: 9Yards Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Crew Capital, Dig Ventures, Fin Capital, Firstminute Capital, Passion Capital, Salesforce Ventures

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Calendar Week #37

NEUMAN & ESSER and Ballard invest €50m in QUANTRON and establish a Hydrogen Alliance for a 360° H2 Ecosystem

Founded: 2019 | HQ: DE | Sector: Electric Vehicle | Series A

Investment Raised: EUR 50M | Valuation: EUR 200M | Investors: Ballard Power Systems, Neuman & Esser

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Calendar Week #36

Planted gets $72M to put whole cuts of vegan chicken on Europe’s menu

Founded: 2019 | HQ: CH | Sector: Food and Beverage | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 72M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: ACE & Company, Be8 Ventures, ETH Zurich Foundation, Gullspång Re:food, L Catterton, Movendo Capital, TEV Ventures, Vorwerk Ventures, Yann Sommer

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Calendar Week #35

Berlin’s topi raises $45 million in new funding round, reveals hardware-as-a-service platform for retailers and manufacturers

Founded: 2021 | HQ: DE | Sector: FinTech | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 45M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Creandum, Index Ventures

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Calendar Week #34

Celonis rakes in $1 billion at $13 billion valuation to combat supply chain challenges

Founded: 2011 | HQ: DE | Sector: Analytics | Series D

Investment Raised: USD 1B | Valuation: USD 13B | Investors: 83North, Accel, Activant Capital, Alta Park Capital, Arena Holdings, Common Fund, Durable Capital Partners, Franklin Templeton, Neuberger Berman Group, Qatar Investment Authority, Sator Grove Holdings, T. Rowe Price, TCV

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Calendar Week #33

Luminovo Raises €11M in Seed Funding

Founded: 2020 | HQ: DE | Sector: Software | Seed

Investment Raised: EUR 11M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Chalfen Ventures, Cherry Ventures, Khadjavi Capital Partners, La Famiglia, Tencent, Verve Ventures

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Calendar Week #32

Vector Biopharma closes $30M series A round to support new gene therapy vector

Founded: 2021 | HQ: CH | Sector: Life Science | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 30M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Versant Ventures

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Calendar Week #31

Nexeon Raises Over $200m to Fund Battery Materials Manufacturing

Founded: 2006 | HQ: UK | Sector: Electronics | Series D

Investment Raised: USD 200M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Daishin Securities, Gly Capital Management, Ischyros New York, Shinhan Investment

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Calendar Week #30

Atlantic Money, a London-based low-cost money transfer service, has secured an additional injection of $3M seed capital to accelerate its growth having recently received its EU licence.

Founded: 2021| HQ: UK| Sector: Fintech | Seed Round

Investment Raised: USD 3 Millions  | Valuation:Remains Undisclosed | Investors:   , ,  Martell Hardenberg , Index Ventures, , .

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Calendar Week #29

Contentsquare Closes $600M Growth Investment Round Led by Sixth Street; Doubles Valuation to $5.6B and Brings Total Funding to $1.4 Billion

Founded: 2012 | HQ: FR | Sector: Artificial Intelligence | Series F

Investment Raised: USD 400M | Valuation: USD 5.2B | Investors: BlackRock, Bpifrance, Canaan Partners, Eurazeo, Highland Europe, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, LionTree, Sixth Street, SoftBank Vision Fund

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Calendar Week #28

Barcelona’s Impress heads toward a $125M Series B round in its bid to digitize orthodontics

Founded: 2019 | HQ: Es | Sector: Health Care | Series B  

Investment Raised: USD 125M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Claret Capital PartnersLBO FranceMedia Digital VenturesNickleby CapitalNorgine VenturesTA VenturesUNIQA Ventures 

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Calendar Week #27

YuLife picks up $120M at an $800M valuation for gamified, wellness-focused life insurance

Founded: 2016 | HQ: UK | Sector: Employee Benefits | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 120M | Valuation: USD 800M | Investors: Anthemis Exponential Ventures, Creandum, Dai-ichi Life, Eurazeo, Latitude, LocalGlobe, MMC Ventures, Notion Capital, OurCrowd, Target Global

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Calendar Week #26

MiroBio raises $97 million in Series B financing

Founded: 2019 | HQ: UK | Sector: Biotechnology | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 97M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Advent Life Sciences, Medicxi, Monograph Capital, OrbiMed, Oxford Sciences Innovation, Samsara BioCapital, SR One

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Calendar Week #25

SumUp raises $624M at $8.5B valuation, with its payments and business tech now used by 4M SMBs

Founded: 2011 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Venture – Series Unknown

Investment Raised: USD 624M | Valuation: USD 8.5B | Investors: Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, BlackRock, btov Partners, Centerbridge Partners LP, Crestline, FIN Capital, Sentinel Capital Partners

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Calendar Week #24

CoachHub Raises $200M Series C, Led by Sofina and SoftBank Vision Fund 2 to Democratize Coaching Worldwide

Founded: 2018 | HQ: DE | Sector: Corporate Training | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 200M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: HV Capital, Molten Ventures, RTP Global, signals Venture Capital, Sofina, SoftBank Vision Fund, Speedinvest, SVB Capital

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Calendar Week #23

Nfinite raises $100 million series B to extend leadership in immersive 3d e-commerce and e-merchandising categories

Founded: 2017 | HQ: FR | Sector: Artificial Intelligence | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 100M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Insight Partners, U.S. Venture Partners

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Calendar Week #22

Rimac raises $537 million in new funding round, CEO talks potential IPO

Founded: 2009 | HQ: HR | Sector: Automotive | Series D

Investment Raised: EUR 500M | Valuation: EUR 1.5B | Investors: Goldman Sachs, Porsche, SoftBank Vision Fund

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Calendar Week #21

Car Subscription Platform FINN Raises $110M In Equity and $720M In Debt To Supercharge Its Growth in the U.S. and Europe

Founded: 2019 | HQ: DE | Sector: Automotive | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 110M | Valuation: USD 390M | Investors: Climb Ventures, Greentrail Capital, Heartcore Capital, HV Capital, Keen Venture Partners, Korelya Capital, Picus Capital, UVC Partners, Waterfall Asset Management, White Star Capital

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Calendar Week #20

Elwood Technologies Closes $70M Series A co-Led by Goldman Sachs and Dawn Capital

Founded: 2020 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 70M | Valuation: USD 430M | Investors: Barclays, BlockFi, Chimera Investment, CommerzVentures, Dawn Capital, Digital Currency Group, Flow Traders, Galaxy Digital, Goldman Sachs

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Calendar Week #19

UK climate tech firm Carbon Clean gets £121m boost from US oil giant

Founded: 2009 | HQ: UK | Sector: CleanTech | Series C

Investment Raised: GBP 121M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: AXA Investment Managers, Cemex Ventures, Chevron, Marubeni, Samsung Ventures, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, TC Energy, WAVE Equity Partners

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Calendar Week #18

Just six months after raising €9.5M seed round, fintech startup kevin. raises €61.8M Series A led by Accel

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

Investment Raised: EUR 61.82M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Accel, Amit Jhawar, Eurazeo, Global PayTech Ventures, Harry Stebbings, Ilkka Paananen, OpenOcean, OTB Ventures, Speedinvest

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Calendar Week #17

SonarSource, the Leading Platform for Clean Code, Raises $412 Million in New Investment

Founded: 2008 | HQ: CH | Sector: Cyber Security | Venture Round

Investment Raised: USD 412M | Valuation: USD 4.3B | Investors: Advent International, General Catalyst, Insight Partners, Permira

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Calendar Week #16

Gravity Sketch draws $33M for a platform to design, collaborate on and produce 3D objects

Founded: 2014 | HQ: UK | Sector: 3D Technology | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 33M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Accel, Forward Partners, GV, Kevin Durant, Kindred Capital, Paul Robson, Point Nine, Rich Kleiman, Soleio Cuervo, Will Smith

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Calendar Week #15

Wagestream Announces $175M Series C to Expand its Financial Wellbeing App to 30 Million U.S. Frontline Workers

Founded: 2018 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 175M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Balderton Capital, BlackRock, Fair By Design Fund, LocalGlobe, Northzone, QED Investors, Silicon Valley Bank, Smash Capital, Village Global, XYZ Venture Capital

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Calendar Week #14

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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Calendar Week #13

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Yokoy, a Spend Management Automation Platform, Welcomes Sequoia Capital-Led $80M Series B

Founded: 2019 | HQ: CH | Sector: Artificial Intelligence | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 80M | Valuation: USD 420M | Investors: Balderton Capital, Left Lane Capital, Sequoia Capital, SIX FinTech Ventures, Speedinvest, Swisscom Ventures, Visionaries Club, Zinal Growth

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Calendar Week #12

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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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Calendar Week #11

Getir is now worth nearly $12 billion after raising another $768 million

Founded: 2015 | HQ: TU | Sector: E-Commerce | Series E

Investment Raised: USD 768M | Valuation: USD 11.8B | Investors: Abu Dhabi Growth Fund, Alpha Wave Global, Mubadala, Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global Management

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Calendar Week #10

Norway’s Tibber brings home $100 million in Summa Equity-led round

Founded: 2016 | HQ: NO | Sector: Apps | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 100M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Balderton Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, Schibsted, Summa Equity

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Calendar Week #9

Payhawk becomes first-ever Bulgarian unicorn after raising $100M

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

Investment Raised: USD 100M | Valuation: USD 1B | Investors: Sprints Capital, Endeavor Catalyst, HubSpot Ventures, Jigsaw VC, Greenoaks, QED Partners, Earlybird Digital East

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Calendar Week #8

Scalapay, now a unicorn, raises $497M Series B and enters the checkout market

Founded: 2019 | HQ: IT | Sector: Financial Services | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 497M | Valuation: USD 787M | Investors: Deimos CapitalFasanara CapitalMoore CapitalTencentTiger Global ManagementWilloughby Capital, Rakesh Gangwal

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Calendar Week #7

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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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Calendar Week #6

Vivid Money, a financial super app, raises $114M at an $886M valuation to expand in Europe

Founded: 2020 | HQ: DE | Sector: Financial Services | Series C

Investment Raised: EUR 100M | Valuation: USD 675M | Investors: GreenoaksRibbit CapitalSoftBank Vision Fund

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Calendar Week #5

Wayflyer hits unicorn status, raising $150m to support eCommerce businesses globally

Founded: 2019 | HQ: IR | Sector: E-Commerce | Series B

Investment Raised: USD 150M | Valuation: USD 1.45B | Investors: Counterpart AdvisorsDST GlobalJP MorganLeft Lane CapitalMadrone Capital PartnersProsus VenturesQED Investors, Guillaume Pousaz

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Calendar Week #4

Identity verification provider Veriff raises $100M Series C co-led by Tiger Global and Alkeon

Founded: 2015 | HQ: EE  | Sector: Cyber Security | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 100M | Valuation: USD 1.4B | Investors: AccelAlkeon CapitalInstitutional Venture PartnersTiger Global Management

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Calendar Week #3

Dream Games Raises $255m at $2.75bn Valuation – as Royal Match Becomes One of the World’s Top Grossing Mobile Games

Founded: 2019 | HQ: TR  | Sector: Gaming | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 255M | Valuation: USD 2.75B | Investors: Index VenturesMakers Fund, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, IVP, Kora, Balderton Capital

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Calendar Week #2

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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, Dragoneer, Franklin Templeton, Singapore’s GIC, Qatar Investment Authority, Oxford Endowment Fund

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Calendar Week #1

Gousto raises £111m in fresh investment

Founded: 2012 | HQ: UK | Sector: E-Commerce | Venture – Series Unknown

Investment Raised: GBP 111M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: SoftBank Vision Fund

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Awarded Deal Announcements in 2021

Calendar Week #52

Ready Player Me, a metaverse avatar platform, raises $13M in funding

Founded: 2020 | HQ: EE | Sector: Gaming | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 13 M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: Taavet+Sten, Konvoy Ventures, NordicNinja, and Tom Preston-Werner

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Calendar Week #51

Swedish startup Voi raises over €101 million to deliver safe and sustainable micromobility for everyone

Founded: 2018 | HQ: SE | Sector: Transport | Series D

Investment Raised: EUR 101,8 M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: Raine Group, VNV Global, Inbox Capital, Nordic Ninja, Stena Sessan, Kreos Capital, Ilmarinen, Nineyards Equity, ICT Capital, and others

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Calendar Week #50

Infarm raises $200m to support global expansion of vertical farms

Founded: 2013 | HQ: DE | Sector: AgTech | Series D

Investment Raised: USD 200M | Valuation: USD 800M | Investors: AtomicoBonnier VenturesHanaco Venture CapitalLightrockPartners in Equity, Qatar Investment Authority

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Calendar Week #49

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: DoorDash, Mubadala Capital

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Calendar Week #48

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Jobandtalent Secures $500m in Series E Fundraising Round to Accelerate Expansion

Founded: 2009 | HQ: ES | Sector: Marketplace | Series E

Investment Raised: USD 500 M | Valuation (post-money): USD 2.35 Billion | Investors: Kinnevik, SoftBank VisionFund 2., Atomico, DN, Infravia, Kibo, Quadrille

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Calendar Week #47

IONITY secures €700M from BlackRock, others to expand its EV charging network across Europe

Founded: 2017 | HQ: DE | Sector: Automotive | Venture Series

Investment Raised: EUR 700 M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: Black Rock,

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Calendar Week #46

Ethereum Infrastructure Company ConsenSys raises $200 Million at $3.2 Billion Valuation

Founded: 2014 | HQ: CH | Sector: Crypto | Venture Series

Investment Raised: USD 200 M | Valuation: USD 3.2 Billion | Investors: Marshall Wace, Third Point Ventures, ParaFi Capital, Think Investments, Animoca Brands, Coinbase Ventures, HSBC, Spartan Group, Electric Capital, Dragonfly Capital Partners, Defiance Capital,

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Calendar Week #45

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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: Redalpine, Presight Capital, Jebsen Capital, Global Founders Capital, 468 Capital

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Calendar Week #44

Moonfare

German investing start-up Moonfare raises $125m in Series C round

Founded: 2016 | HQ: DE | Sector: FinTech | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 125 M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: Insight Partners, Fidelity International Strategic Ventures

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Calendar Week #43

TIER raises $200 million in Series D round at $2 billion valuation

Founded: 2018 | HQ: DE | Sector: E-Mobility | Series D

Investment Raised: EUR 171,4M | Valuation: EUR 1,5 Billion | Investors: SoftBank Vision Fund 2Mubadala Capital, M&G Investments.

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Calendar Week #42

Rossum raises $100m in one of eastern Europe’s largest Series A rounds

Founded: 2016 | HQ: UK | Sector: AI | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 100M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: General Catalyst, LocalGlobe,  Miton,  Seedcamp, Elad Gil

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Calendar Week #41

Elliptic raises USD 60M to accelerate safe adoption of cryptoassets by mainstream financial markets

Founded: 2013 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech |Series C

Investment Raised: USD 60M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Wells Fargo Strategic CapitalSoftbank Vision FundSignalFireSBI GroupPaladin Capital GroupOctopus VenturesEvolution Equity PartnersDigital Currency GroupAlbion VC

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Calendar Week #39

1NCE raises USD 50 M for global expansion led by investors including SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom

Founded: 2017 | HQ: DE | Sector: Telecommunications | Unknown

Investment Raised: USD 50M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: SoftBank, Deutsche Telekom

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Calendar Week #38

Fantasy football platform Sorare raises $680 million

Founded: 2018 | HQ: FR | Sector: Fantasy Sports |Series B

Investment Raised: USD 680M | Valuation: USD 4.3B | Investors: SoftBank, LionTree, IVP, Headline, H14, Futury Capital, Eurazeo, D1 Capital Partner

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Calendar Week #37

Amsterdam’s Picnic raises €600M from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust to build the most sustainable European grocery delivery company

Founded: 2015 | HQ: NL | Sector: E-Commerce | Series D

Investment Raised: EUR 600M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Calendar Week #36

Homeppl completes seven figure funding round

Founded: 2017 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Seed Round

Investment Raised: GBP 1M | Valuation: GBP 10Million | Investors: European Super Angels Club, ParticleX

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Calendar Week #35

Scalable Capital founder backs crypto wealth app Coinpanion in €1.8m seed round

Founded: 2019 | HQ: AT | Sector: Crypto | Seed Round

Investment Raised: EUR 1,8M | Valuation: Unknown | Investors: High-Tech Gründerfonds

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Calendar Week #34

Atheneum nabs $150M to build out its ‘research as a service’ platform for virtual surveys and interviews

Founded: 2010 | HQ: DE | Sector: Business Intelligence / IT | Series Unknown

Investment Raised: USD 150M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Vogel Communication GroupMichael BrehmGuidepost Growth EquityCrosslantic Capital

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Calendar Week #33

Hamburg-based Sport Alliance secures EUR 60m growth investment from PSG

Founded: 2011 | HQ: DE | Sector: Software | Private Equity Round

Investment Raised: EUR 60M | Valuation: Not available | Investors:  PSG

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Calendar Week #32

Largest Equity Funding Round for a European FBA Aggregator Announced as SellerX raises €100 ($118) Million led by L Catterton’s Growth Fund

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

Investment Raised: EUR 100M | Valuation: Not available | Investors:  L Catterton, SofinaCherry VenturesFelix Capital and 83NORTH 

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Calendar Week #31

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: Marektplace | 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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Calendar Week #30

Solarisbank raises $224M at a $1.65B valuation to acquire Contis, expand API-based embedded banking tech in Europe

Founded: 2016 | HQ: DE | Sector: FinTech | Series D

Investment Raised: USD 224M | Valuation: USD 1.65B | Investors: BBVA, Decisive Capital Management, HV Capital, Ilavska Vuillermoz Capital, Pathway Capital Management, Vulcan Capital, Yabeo Capital

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Calendar Week #29

Soldo raises $180M for its business expense management platform

Founded: 2015 | HQ: UK | Sector: FinTech | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 180M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed | Investors: Temasek, Sunley House Capital, Citi Ventures, Accel, Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital

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Calendar Week #28

Bunq Raises $228M; Valued at $1.9 Billion

Founded: 2012 | HQ: NL | Sector: FinTech | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 228M | Valuation: USD 1.9B | Investors: Pollen Street Capital

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Calendar Week #27

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 Ventures, Fabric Ventures, Force over Mass Capital, Tioga Capital, Avaloq Ventures, European Super Angels Club 

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Calendar Week #26

Czech Republic’s new unicorn: Online grocery delivery startup Rohlik raises €100M at €1B valuation

Founded: 2014 | HQ: CZ | Sector: Grocery Delivery | Series C

Investment Raised: EUR 100M | Valuation: EUR 1 Billion | Investors: Index Ventures, Partech, EBRD (The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), J&T Banka, Quadrille Capital, R2G

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Calendar Week #25

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: EUR 205M | Valuation: EUR 1,4 Billion  | Investors: DST Global, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Tencent, Dragoneer, Coatue, Left Lane Capital, DN Capital

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Calendar Week #24

Uberall raises $115M and acquires MomentFeed to scale up its location marketing services

Founded: 2012 | HQ: DE | Sector: IT | Private Equity Round

Investment Raised: USD 115M | Valuation: USD 500 Million  | Investors: Bregal Milestone, Level Equity, United Internet, Uberall Management

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Calendar Week #22

wefox closes $650M in Series C Funding

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

Investment Raised: USD 650M | Valuation: USD 3 Billion  | Investors: ACE & Company, Alma Mundi Ventures, Cascade Ventures, CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, Decisive Capital Management, EDBI, Eurazeo, FinTLV Ventures, G Squared, GR Capital, Horizons Ventures, Jupiter Fund Management, LGT group, Lightrock, Merian Global Investors, Mountain Partners, Mubadala Capital | Ventures Europe, OMERS Ventures, Partners Group, Salesforce Ventures, Seedcamp, Sound Ventures, Speedinvest, Target Global, Victory Park Capital

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Calendar Week #21

Tractive raises $35 Million as it brings world’s most trusted GPS Tracker for dogs and cats to the U.S.

Founded: 2012 | HQ: AT | Sector: IT | Series A

Investment Raised: USD 35M | Valuation: USD 3 Billion  | Investors: Guidepost Growth Equity

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Calendar Week #20

Berlin’s Trade Republic nabs $900M led by Sequoia at a $5B+ valuation to take its neobroker app across Europe

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

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

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Calendar Week #19

Huma raises $130 million financing to scale its digital health platform for better care and research

Founded: 2015 | HQ: UK | Sector: Health Care | Series C

Investment Raised: USD 130M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed  | Investors: Bayer, Hitachi Ventures, Samsung Next, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV, Unilever Ventures, HAT Technology & Innovation Fund by HAT, Business Angel: Nikesh Arora (former president of SoftBank) and Michael Diekmann (Chairman of Allianz)

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Calendar Week #18

Neuroelectrics gets $17M for new take on electrical therapy for epilepsy, depression

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

Investment Raised: USD 17,5M | Valuation: Remains Undisclosed  | Investors: Morningside, MassChallenge

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Calendar Week #17

Brex hits $7.4bn valuation on $425m funding round

Founded: 2017 | HQ: US | Sector: FinTech | Series D

Investment Raised: USD 425M | Valuation: USD 7,4 Billion  | Investors: Tiger Global, TCV, GIC, Baillie Gifford, Madrone Capital Partners, Durable Capital Partners LP, Valiant Capital Management, Base10, Y Combinator Continuity, Ribbit Capital, DST Global, Greenoaks Capital, Lone Pine Capital, IVP

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