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For ecommerce startups it’s hard to exist without some serious money. Luckily there are investors who are always looking to put their money into interesting and promising companies, hoping to get more money out of them than they put in. On this page you’ll find articles we wrote about funding.

Ukrainian startup 3DLook raises 5.5 million euros

Ukrainian startup 3DLook raises 5.5 million euros

3DLook, a company from Ukraine that offers mobile body measuring and fit solutions, has announced a Series A round of funding that’s worth 6.5 million dollars (5.5 million euros). With this money, 3DLook wants to expand its US team and establish new research & development labs in Western Europe. Continue reading

Thrasio expands budget to grow across Europe

Thrasio expands budget to grow across Europe

Thrasio, a company that acquires Amazon FBA brands and then scales them, will expand its recent 200 million euros commitment to 500 million euros. It will use this money to acquire ecommerce businesses in Germany and further expand its growth across Europe. Continue reading

Branded raises 124 million euros to acquire Amazon sellers

Branded raises 124 million euros to acquire Amazon sellers

Branded Group announced it has raised 150 million dollars (124 million euros) in investment capital. Since its inception in mid-2020, the institutional acquirer and operator of ecommerce businesses has already acquired 25 best-selling marketplace brands. Continue reading

Coolblue considers IPO

Coolblue considers IPO

Dutch omnichannel retailer Coolblue is considering an initial public offering. HAL, which currently has a 49 percent interest in Coolblue, has confirmed the IPO consideration. It’s expected the IPO may take place this year. Continue reading

Ecommerce financer Storfund provides €825 million of funding

Ecommerce financer Storfund provides €825 million of funding

Storfund, which shortens the cash cycle of online sellers, secured 30 million euros of capital from the Private Debt team of Swiss bank Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and private investors. This year, the company wants to provide 1 billion dollars (825 million euros) of cash advances to online marketplace merchants. Continue reading

Checkout.com raises 370 million euros

Checkout.com raises 370 million euros

London fintech company Checkout.com has raised 450 million dollars (370 million euros) in a Series C round. The company is now valuated at over 12 billion euros and is looking to expand its business further abroad. Continue reading

Omnipack raises another €2.5 million

Omnipack raises another €2.5 million

Omnipack, a Polish fulfilment provider, has raised another 2.5 million euros in funding, which brings its total to 5 million euros. The startup, which manages logistics operations for ecommerce companies, wants to use the money to further expand in Europe. Continue reading

Fulfilment solution Bigblue raises €3 million

Fulfilment solution Bigblue raises €3 million

Bigblue, a logistics provider from France, has raised 3.6 million dollars (3 million euros) in a seed round. The startup wants to build an end-to-end fulfilment solution in Europe. Bigblue isn’t a fulfilment company itself, but it works with several ones to handle post-order processes for online stores. Continue reading