Dublin’s Frontline Ventures raises new $83.8M seed fund for European B2B startups – ITPro.works

Dublin-based Frontline Ventures has released details of its new €70 million ($83.8M) Frontline Seed fund III which will be aimed at European B2B startups. The new fund will bring Frontline’s … Read More

Privacy complaint targets European parliament’s COVID-19 test-booking site – ITPro.works

The European Parliament is being investigated by the EU’s lead data regulator over a complaint that a website it set up for MEPs to book coronavirus tests may have violated … Read More

Digital road freight forwarder Sennder raises $160M Series, plans European expansion – ITPro.works

Sennder, a large digital road freight forwarder based out of Germany, has raised $160m in Series D financing. The round was led by an unnamed party, but round participants included … Read More

LAUNCHub Ventures heading towards a $85M fund for South Eastern European startups – ITPro.works

LAUNCHub Ventures, an early-stage European VC which concentrates mainly on Central Eastern (CEE) and South-Eastern Europe (SEE), has completed the first closing of its new fund at €44 million ($53.5M), … Read More

Lydia raises another $86 million to build European financial super app – ITPro.works

French fintech startup Lydia has extended its Series B round. Accel is leading the extension with all major existing shareholders also participating. Lydia first raised $45 million in January 2020 … Read More

New Wave is a new European seed fund headed up by ex-Accel VC Pia d’Iribarne – ITPro.works

Pia d’Iribarne, formerly of Accel and Stride, is heading up a new European early stage venture capital firm co-founded with French entrepreneur and investor Xavier Niel, ITPro.works has learned. Dubbed … Read More

Macron promotes European tech ecosystem in an interview with Zennström – ITPro.works

French President Emmanuel Macron sat down with Niklas Zennström for an interview on the European tech ecosystem. Macron listed everything that’s needed to create European tech giants that compete with … Read More