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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.

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

Delivery startup Paack raises €44 million

Delivery startup Paack raises €44 million

Spain-based parcel platform Paack has raised 44 million euros. Practically all of it has been invested by British private equity fund Bregal Milestone, who led the Series C investment round. With the millions of euros, Paack wants to turbocharge its growth and expand its coverage across Europe. Continue reading

Polish martech startup Edrone raises €4.5 million

Polish martech startup Edrone raises €4.5 million

Polish company Edrone has raised 5.3 million dollars (4.5 million euros) in its first funding after bootstrapping for the last four years. Edrone is an AI-fueled platform that provides customer experience solutions for ecommerce companies. Continue reading

Klarna raises 547 million euros

Klarna raises 547 million euros

Klarna has raised an amount of 650 million dollars, which corresponds to roughly 547 million euros. With this fresh funding, the Swedish payments company is now valued at around 8.9 billion euros. This makes Klarna the largest fintech unicorn in Europe. Continue reading

PricingHub raises 2 million euros

PricingHub raises 2 million euros

PricingHub, a French pricing solution provider, has raised 2 million euros. With the money, it wants to further develop its price optimization platform. Continue reading

Allegro prepares IPO

Allegro prepares IPO

The major Polish ecommerce platform Allegro has announced its intention to apply for listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Should the company proceed with the initial public offering, it would become the largest IPO of Poland. Continue reading

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €9.3 million

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €9.3 million

Moteefe, a Dutch platform for on-demand production of merchandise, has successfully completed an 11 million dollar (9.3 million euros) funding round. It was led by new investor BGF, with participation from existing investors. The round follows a Series A fundraise announced earlier this year. Continue reading

Ocado raises 1.1 billion euros

Ocado raises 1.1 billion euros

British online supermarket Ocado has plans to raise over 1 billion pounds (1.12 billion euros) in capital. The company wants to further expand its online grocery delivery business. Continue reading

65% of online retailers in Europe needed extra finance

65% of online retailers in Europe needed extra finance

Two thirds of online merchants in Europe have needed extra finance in the past two years. Loans carried out after the outbreak of the corona virus aren’t included in this statistic. Online merchants need a loan the most for buying equipment. Continue reading