• Sources: Balderton Capital gearing up to invest in Swedish e-scooter startup VOI

    19 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    We already knew that the electronic scooter space in Europe was heating up, with Berlin's Tier announcing today it has raised €25 million in a round led by Northzone, and rumours circulating that Delivery Hero founder Lukasz Gadowski has ventured into the space - all within the context of U.S. companies Bird and Lime recently expanding to Europe. However, now it seems that Balderton Capital could be about to make its move by investing in Sweden's VOI Technology , another e-scooter rental play with pan-European ambitions.
    According to multiple sources, the London-based venture capital firm...
    Read more ...


  • GoEuro raises $150 million for its travel aggregator

    GoEuro raises $150 million for its travel aggregator

    20 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Berlin-based startup GoEuro just raised a new $150 million funding round from Kinnevik and Temasek, with Hillhouse Capital also participating. According to Crunchbase , the company has raised nearly $300 million to date.
    Chances are you've used some sort of flight aggregator before to compare prices and find the best deal. But if you live in Europe, this isn't enough. Sometimes, you want to compare flights with trains and buses.
    GoEuro allows you to do just that. After entering two cities, you can compare all possible routes and book a ticket.
    This is a tedious problem as there are...
    Read more ...


  • Ople raises $8 million for automated AI model design

    Ople raises $8 million for automated AI model design

    20 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Ople, an AI software solution startup based in San Francisco, announced at VB Summit 2018 that it's raised $8 million in a Series A funding round.
    Read more ...