Enable raises $13M to help distributors, manufacturers and retailers manage rebates
March 27, 2020

Enable, a U.K. startup that has developed a cloud-based “rebate management solution” to help distributors, manufacturers and retailers manage rebates, is announcing $13 million in Series A funding.

The round is led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Sierra Continue reading

Berlin venture studio Merantix raises $27M fund to concentrate on AI startups
February 21, 2020

Berlin-based Merantix, a venture studio that specifically concentrates on building “AI companies,” says it has raised a new €25 million fund ($27 million). Anchor investors include Trusted Insight, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as well Continue reading

Jiji raises $21M for its Africa online classifieds business
December 23, 2019

Pan-African digital classifieds company Jiji has raised $21 million in Series C and C-1 financing from six investors, led by Knuru Capital.

The Nigeria-based venture, co-founded by Ukrainian entrepreneur Vladimir Mnogoletniy, has an East to West presence that includes Continue reading

Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe
September 28, 2019

Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led by London-based VC MMC Ventures, with support from existing investor All Iron Ventures, and new investors Bonsai Partners, 10x and Santander Continue reading

Y Combinator-backed Trella brings transparency to Egypts trucking and shipping industry
September 3, 2019

Y Combinator has become one of the key ways that startups from emerging markets get the attention of American investors. And arguably no clutch of companies has benefitted more from Y Combinator’s attention than startups from emerging markets tackling the Continue reading

Fintech platform Synapse raises $33M to build the AWS of banking
July 6, 2019

Synapse, a San Francisco-based startup that operates a platform enabling banks and fintech companies to easily develop financial services, has closed a $33 million Series B to develop new products and go after international expansion.

The investment was led Continue reading

GetYourGuide picks up $484M, passes 25M tickets sold through its tourism activity app
June 10, 2019

As we swing into the summer tourist season, a company poised to capitalise on that has raised a huge round of funding. GetYourGuide — a Berlin startup that has built a popular marketplace for people to discover and book sightseeing Continue reading