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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.

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

Fashion outlet Otrium raises €24 million

Fashion outlet Otrium raises €24 million

Otrium, an online fashion outlet platform from the Netherlands, has raised 24 million euros. This happened during a series B round, led by Eight Roads Ventures and current investor Index Ventures. With the money, Otrium wants to further expand its platform. Continue reading

Irish startup Buymie signs multi-year deal with Lidl

Irish startup Buymie signs multi-year deal with Lidl

Buymie, a grocery delivery start-up from Ireland, has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with Lidl Ireland. The two companies have been working together since 2019. Buymie also raised 2.2 million euros in funding. Continue reading

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €4.5 million

Print-on-demand platform Moteefe raises €4.5 million

Moteefe, a Dutch platform for on-demand production of merchandise, has raised 5 million dollars (4.54 million euros) in a Series A round led by Gresham House and Force Over Mass Capital. The money will be used for further expansion across the globe, launching new products for large retailers and scaling its operations. Continue reading

Swedish UGC startup Flowbox raises €7.5 million

Swedish UGC startup Flowbox raises €7.5 million

Flowbox, a Swedish startup focused on user-generated content, has raised 7.5 million euros from Viking Venture, a leading software investor from the Nordics. With the money, Flowbox wants to further expand in Europe. Continue reading