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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.

Sennder raises 65 million euros

Sennder raises 65 million euros

Sennder, a digital road freight forwarder from Germany, has raised 80 million dollars (65 million euros). This follows the first close of its Series D funding round in January and brings the total size of this round to almost 200 million euros. Continue reading

Ecommerce financier Wayflyer raises 62 million euros

Ecommerce financier Wayflyer raises 62 million euros

Wayflyer, an Irish company that offers financing to ecommerce companies, has raised 62 million euros. The funding comes just 14 months after the startup launched its first product. Wayflyer wants to enter multiple new markets in the coming months. Continue reading

Printful, the first unicorn from Latvia

Printful, the first unicorn from Latvia

Printing and fulfillment service Printful has received an investment worth over 106 million euros from growth equity firm Bregal Sagemount. This funding makes Printful the first company from Latvia to achieve unicorn status, as it’s now valuated at over 1 billion dollars. Continue reading

ParcelLab raises 92 million euros

ParcelLab raises 92 million euros

ParcelLab, which offers a post-purchase customer experience for online retailers, has raised 112 million dollars (92 million euros) in a Series C funding round led by Insight Partners. With the money, ParcelLab wants to expand globally and enhance the progression of its newly released returns portal. Continue reading

Orderchamp raises 16.5 million euros

Orderchamp raises 16.5 million euros

Dutch wholesale platform Orderchamp has raised 16.5 million euros for further expansion in Europe. The Series A-round was led by venture capital firm Prime Ventures, while existing investors henQ and several business angels also participated. Continue reading

ParcelSea raises money to build smart mailbox network

ParcelSea raises money to build smart mailbox network

ParcelSea, a last-mile tech startup from Estonia, has raised 935,000 euros to build a smart mailbox network in Estonia and foreign markets. The Tallinn-based company wants to expand production and continue building new features and services. Continue reading

Alibaba raises stake in Trendyol

Alibaba raises stake in Trendyol

Alibaba is raising its stake in Trendyol to 86.5 percent. The major ecommerce platform from Turkey received an additional 330 million dollars (273 million euros) investment from Alibaba, which was already one of its existing partners. Continue reading