Tag "Europe"

Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to raising VC and it’s called revenue-based financing

May 19, 2019 0

Revenue-based financing is on the rise, at least according to Lighter Capital, a firm that doles out entrepreneur-friendly debt capital. What exactly is RBF you

Myneral.me wins the TechCrunch Hackathon at VivaTech

May 19, 2019 0

It’s been a long night at VivaTech. The building hosted a very special competition — the TechCrunch Hackathon in Paris. Hundreds of engineers and designers

Accel closes $575M fund to double down on European and Israeli Series A deals

May 16, 2019 0

On the heels of Romanian-founded enterprise startup UiPath raising at a $7 billion valuation, the startup’s biggest investor is announcing a new fund to double

Execs at Mobike, the bike sharing startup, are raising $20M to buy out the European business by end of June

May 9, 2019 0

Some big changes are afoot for Mobike, the Chinese bike-sharing company that was acquired by IPO-bound on-demand service startup Meituan-Dianping for $2.7 billion last year.

YouTube sets a goal of having half of trending videos coming from its own site

May 1, 2019 0

YouTube wants to have half of the featured videos in its trending tab come from streams originating on the company’s own site going forward, according

Jungle Ventures hits $175M first close on its third fund for Southeast Asia

April 30, 2019 0

Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem is set to get a massive injection of funds after Jungle Ventures reached a first close of $175 million for its

Report: Travel activity platform GetYourGuide raised €500M led by SoftBank at €1.6B valuation

April 29, 2019 0

The success of Airbnb — and observations of its acquisitiveness as it continues to scale — has led to a surge of interest among investors

Wonderloop’s networking app lets you swipe left on video profiles instead of pictures

April 18, 2019 0

There isn’t much left to be done in online networking apps. We are all familiar with professional (LinkedIn), social (Facebook), real time (Twitter) and dating

Cytora secures £25M Series B for its AI-powered commercial insurance underwriting solution

April 17, 2019 0

Cytora, a U.K. startup that developed an AI-powered solution for commercial insurance underwriting, has raised £25 million in a Series B round. Leading the investment

Volvo cars in Europe will be able to warn each other about hazardous road conditions

April 16, 2019 0

Volvo is taking technology that allowed some of its vehicles to communicate with each other about hazardous road conditions and expanding it across Europe in

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