Clim8 raises $8M from 7pc Ventures, launches climate-focused investing app for retail investors

Ethical investing remains something of a confusing maze, with a great deal of ‘greenwashing’ going on. A new UK startup is hoping to fix that with the launch of its new app and platform for retail investors. Clim8 Investhas raised $8 million from 7pc Ventures (early backers of Oculus, acquired by Facebook),  British Business Bank […]

HealthHero acquires Paris-based Qare to lead as Europe’s largest telehealth company

HealthHero announces today that it has acquired the French company Qare, a pioneer in telehealth, backed by Europe’s leading healthtech venture builder Kamet Ventures. This acquisition cements HealthHero as one of the largest telehealth providers in Europe. With Qare as part of its business, it now covers 22 million lives and is on track to provide just under 3 […]

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Private chef parties at home startup Yhangry raises $1.5M Seed from VC angels and Ollie Locke

There’s an “uber for everything” these days and now there are “Ubers for personal chefs”. Just take a look at PopTop or 100 Pleats for instance. Now in London, there is Yhangry (which brands itself as the appropriately shouty YHANGRY). This is a “private chef parties at home” website, and no doubt an app at […]

10 rocketing European startups boosting the home delivery sector

Home delivery has been one of the biggest trends of the last year. Whether it’s ordering your favourite takeaway food, or buying clothes, games and tech from online marketplaces, the majority of Europeans have settled quite happily into the routine of having everything they need brought straight to their door. This trend seems set to […]

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AVP completes €250 million first closing of fund for European & US tech companies

AVP announced today it has completed a €250 million first closing of AVP Growth Fund II, a fund dedicated to supporting future technology leaders. The final closing will bring the fund to €500 million at the end of the year. Launched in 2015, AVP is a global venture capital firm with equal presence in Europe […]

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French mobility companies Smoove and Zoov merge to help cities shift from cars to bikes

Today French companies Smoove (founded in 2008), a market leader in self-service bikes and Zoov (founded in 2017), a self-servce e-bike startup, are teaming up, combining their expertise and experience to roll out their technology in countries far and wide. The new entity will be able to support any city with a range of innovative bike-sharing systems, ensuring […]

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Paris-based Sensaterra, a marketplace selling coffee, tea, chocolate, herbal tea and machines, raises €1 million

Sensaterra announces that it has raised €1 million from various business angels, including Denis Fayolle (The Fork), to launch its digital platform for selling coffee, tea, herbal tea, chocolate and equipment directly from independent artisans, to at all lovers of hot drinks. The startup is launching at a time when the hot drinks market (€663 […]

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GrannyTech: 5 promising European startups keeping our grandparents busy

Did you know that one in five EU citizens is over 65 years of age? Whatsmore, the population of people aged 65 years and older will continue to increase significantly in the EU; at the start of 2019, the senior population was 90.5 million and is expected to increase to 129.8 million by 2050. As our […]

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5 European scaleups using AI for good

Artificial intelligence is a key element in responding to the growing challenges of the 21st century. With a number of applications in big data, computer vision, natural language processing, and more, AI is revolutionizing businesses, industries, and people’s lives. Considered to become one of the main contributors to economic growth and international competitiveness in the […]

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