Deal of the Year

By the end of the year, the winner of the “Deal of the Year” category is chosen among “Deal of the Month” category nominees. The voting poll will be available to the public and the most voted deal will be awarded.

2021 | Deal of the Year


Refurbed is the fastest-growing renewed products company in the German-speaking area. The company’s products are up to 40% cheaper and 100% more sustainable, renewed in up to 40 steps, they look and function like new!

After raising $54m in a Series B funding round, the 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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2021 |Public Voting Results

2nd Place | 20%

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: USD 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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3rd Place | 9%

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

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

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

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