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09 November 2022·10 min read

Konrad Koncerewicz

Head of VC & Startups, Vestbee

TOP European Funding Rounds Closed In October 2022

We have already presented interesting CEE startups that closed funding rounds in October and today, we are going to dive further into the European startup ecosystem and discover more funding rounds that took place in the first month of Q4 2022. This time, the directions that attracted investors' interest were Fintech, Blockchain, Big Data, and Sustainability. 

Now, let’s check out the TOP 20 October startup funding rounds in Europe!

Copper

Location: London, UK
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series C €181M
Funding Source: Barclays Ventures, Ischyros New York, Tiger Global Management
Total funding received: €281M

Copper, founded in 2018, is a cryptocurrency custody firm that provides custody, prime broking and settlement services to institutional investors deploying money into crypto assets. Copper has recently secured a series C in the amount of €181M from Barclays Ventures, Ischyros New York, and Tiger Global Management.

Factorial

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Launch date: 2016
Funding Round: Series C €120M
Funding Source: Atomico, Creandum, CRV, GIC, Ischyros New York, K Fund, Tiger Global Management
Total funding received: €220M

Barcelona-based Factorial, founded in 2016, is an HR startup providing HR solutions for SMEs around the world. Its tools automate and centralize administrative tasks to provide insights and help organizations run smoothly. The company has recently secured a series C round of €120M from Atomico, Creandum, CRV, GIC, Ischyros New York, K Fund, and Tiger Global Management. The funding will be allocated to expanding current features and strengthening presence in the market. . 

Homa Games

Location: Paris, France
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series B  €102,85M 
Funding Source: BPIFrance, Eurazeo, Fabric Ventures, Headline, Northzone, Quadrille Capital, Singular
Total funding received: €163M

Paris-based Homa Games is a game development platform that offers a full stack of developer tools, data insights, and revenue generation to creators. Home Games has recently been supported by BPIFrance, Eurazeo, Fabric Ventures, Headline, Northzone, Quadrille Capital, and Singular. The funds, which were secured during a series B round of €102M, will be used to scale the business.

Holidu

Location: Munich, Germany
Launch date: 2014
Funding Round: Series E €75M
Funding Source: 83North, Common Fund, coparion, EQT Ventures, HV Capital, LIOS Ventures, Northzone, Possible Ventures, Prime Ventures, Senovo, Vintage Investment Partners
Total funding received: €190M

UK-based Sequence, founded in 2022, is a business payments startup that has developed a “low-code” modular software product so that companies can pick and choose what elements of billing, payments and revenue data they need to track. Recently secured funding of €19M during the seed round from 9Yards Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Crew Capital, Dig Ventures, Fin Capital, Firstminute Capital, Passion Capital, and Salesforce Ventures will be allocated to support further growth.

Tines

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series B €55M
Funding Source: Accel, Addition, Blossom Capital, Felicis Ventures, Lux Capital
Total funding received: €90M

Tines is an enterprise automation platform designed to help security and ops teams automate manual workloads. The startup has recently secured a series B round of €55M from Accel, Addition, Blossom Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Lux Capital, with plans to accelerate adoption by enterprises globally.

GOURMEY

Location: Paris, France
Launch date: 2019
Funding Round: Series A €48M
Funding Source: Air Street Capital, Beyond Impact, Bpifrance, Discovery Ventures, Earlybird Venture Capital, Eutopia VC, Fidji Simo, Heartcore Capital, Keen Venture Partners, Omnes Capital, Partech, Point Nine, Thia Ventures
Total funding received: €58M

Gourmet is a Paris-based sustainable meat company that has been working on the creation of cultivated meat, more specifically lab-grown foie gras. Gourmey has a goal to turn cell-cultured meat into mainstream product. With the recently secured funding of €48M from Air Street Capital, Beyond Impact, Bpifrance, Discovery Ventures, Earlybird Venture Capital, Eutopia VC, Fidji Simo, Heartcore Capital, Keen Venture Partners, Omnes Capital, Partech, Point Nine, and Thia Ventures, the startup wants to move from research to commercialization phase. 

Tatum

Location: London, UK
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series A  €42M
Funding Source: 3VC, Christian Trummer, DEPO Ventures, Eric Demuth, Evolution Equity Partners, LeadBlock Partners, Octopus Ventures, Paul Klanschek, Tensor Ventures
Total funding received: €50M

Tatum is a London-based blockchain development platform designed to assist developers in building applications on the blockchain. The company is drastically simplifying applications development, slashing the time needed to prepare go-to-market ready products. The startup has been recently supported by 3VC, Christian Trummer, DEPO Ventures, Eric Demuth, Evolution Equity Partners, LeadBlock Partners, Octopus Ventures, Paul Klanschek, and Tensor Ventures. Secured funds during the series A round of €42M will accelerate marketing and startup's plans for further growth.

Bob W

Location: Helsinki, Finland
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series A €21M
Funding Source: Elevator Ventures, Flashpoint, IDC Ventures, Verve Ventures
Total funding received: €31M

Finnish Bob W is a technology-driven hospitality provider that offers a high level short-stay accommodation platform that works as a smart and sustainable alternative to hotels and short-stay rentals. Recently secured funds in the series A round of €21M from Elevator Ventures, Flashpoint, IDC Ventures, and Verve Ventures will be used for expansion into new and existing markets.

SettleMint

Location: Leuven, Belgium
Launch date: 2016
Funding Round: Series A  €16M
Funding Source: Allusion, Bloccelerate VC, Fujitsu Ventures, Medici Ventures, Molten Ventures, OTB Ventures
Total funding received: €23,5M

Belgium-based SettleMint, founded in 2016, is a provider of an low-code application development platform for developers. It empowers engineering teams to build, integrate and launch applications on web3 infrastructure. The company has recently secured a series A round in the amount of €16M from Allusion, Bloccelerate VC, Fujitsu Ventures, Medici Ventures, Molten Ventures, and OTB Ventures. Raised funds will be used for further platform development and improvement. 

Meilisearch

Location: Paris, France
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series A  €15M
Funding Source: CRV, Felicis Ventures, LocalGlobe, Mango Capital, Seedcamp
Total funding received: €21M

Paris-based Meilisearch, founded in 2018, is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use and deploy search engine. Startup has recently secured a €15M series A round from CRV, Felicis Ventures, LocalGlobe, Mango Capital, and Seedcamp. The raised funding is to focus on the development of Meilisearch Cloud.

Arf

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Launch date: 2019
Funding Round: Seed €13M
Funding Source: 500 Emerging Europe, Blockchain Founders Fund, Circle, Coinbase Ventures, FTX, Hard Yaka, NGC Ventures, Signum Capital, Solana, Stellar Development Foundation, UOB Venture
Total funding received: €14M

Switzerland-based Arf, founded in 2019, is a global settlement banking platform for financial institutions and licensed money service businesses offering digital asset-based working capital and settlement assistance. The startup has recently closed a seed round of €13M from 500 Emerging Europe, Blockchain Founders Fund, Circle, Coinbase Ventures, FTX, Hard Yaka, NGC Ventures, Signum Capital, Solana, Stellar Development Foundation, and UOB Venture. The gained funding will enable the company to further develop its blockchain-based technology.

Stratio

Location: Madrid, Spain
Launch date: 2013
Funding Round: Series C €65M
Funding Source: Adara Ventures, InfraVia Capital Partners
Total funding received: €78M

Stratio, founded in 2013, is a Madrid-based data management company that offers a full-fledged platform that helps its customers access and aggregate data with virtualization and automated ingestion from a variety of heterogeneous sources. Stratio has recently secured a series C round of €65M from Adara Ventures and InfraVia Capital Partners. 

Vestr

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Launch date: 2017
Funding Round: Venture round  €10M
Funding Source: Elevator Ventures, EquityPitcher Ventures, SIX FinTech Ventures, Zurcher KantonalBank
Total funding received: €10M

Switzerland-based Vestr, founded in 2017, is working on an easy-to-integrate platform that digitizes the life-cycle management of actively managed investment products. The startup has recently secured an over-subscribed series A round of €10M from Elevator Ventures, EquityPitcher Ventures, SIX FinTech Ventures, and Zurcher KantonalBank which will be invested in further platform development. 

Levity

Location: Berlin, Germany
Launch date: 2020
Funding Round: Seed  €8.3M
Funding Source: Balderton Capital, Chalfen Ventures, business angels
Total funding received: €10M

Berlin-based Levity, founded in 2020, is a No-Code AI automation platform that empowers companies to speed up processes, reduce costs and frees people from mundane, time-consuming tasks. The company has recently been supported by Balderton Capital, Chalfen Ventures, and business angels while funds bagged during €8.3M seed round will be allocated to platform development and team expansion. 

Munch

Location: London, UK
Launch date: 2022
Funding Round: pre-seed €1.4M
Funding Source: Credo Ventures, Notion Capital
Total funding received: €1.4M

London-based Munch, founded in 2022 is a website builder platform that empowers creators, enabling anyone with a smartphone to build a personalized, functional online store in minutes. The startup has recently secured a pre-seed round of €1.4M from Credo Ventures, and Notion Capital. The raised funding will be invested in product growth and development teams.

Probely

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Launch date: 2017
Funding Round: Series A  €7.7M
Funding Source: Bright Pixel, Caixa Capital, EDP Ventures, Iberis Capital, Portugal Ventures, Semapa Next, TIIN Capital
Total funding received: €9.6M

Portugal Probely, founded in 2017, is a web vulnerability scanner for agile teams. It finds vulnerabilities or security issues in web applications & APIs and provides guidance on fixing them. The startup has recently got support from Bright Pixel, Caixa Capital, EDP Ventures, Iberis Capital, Portugal Ventures, Semapa Next, TIIN Capital. Funds secured during the series A round of €7.7M are dedicated to fuel further growth.

Evy

Location: Paris, France
Launch date: 2021
Funding Round: Series B €6.5M
Funding Source: Global Founders Capital, La Famiglia, Motier Ventures, Sequoia Capital
Total funding received: €6.5M

Paris-based Evy, founded in 2021, is a startup working on extended warranties and product protection insurance with a goal to bring an “AppleCare” experience to other brands and retailers. Secured funds of €6.5M from Global Founders Capital, La Famiglia, Motier Ventures, and Sequoia Capital will be allocated to further growth.

Payable

Location: London, UK
Launch date: 2022
Funding Round: Seed  €6M
Funding Source: Clocktower Technology Ventures, Conversion Capital, CRV, Earlybird Venture Capital, business angels
Total funding received: €6M

London-based Payable, founded in 2022, is one platform for payment operations - startup provides an intuitive API and dashboard that allow finance teams to reconcile payments and make bank transfers. The company has recently secured a seed round in the amount of €6M from Clocktower Technology Ventures, Conversion Capital, CRV, and Earlybird Venture Capital, while funds will accelerate further platform development. 

Flyp

Location: London, UK
Launch date: 2021
Funding Round: Seed €5.6M
Funding Source: Outward VC
Total funding received: €5.6M

UK-based Flyp, founded in 2021, is a proptech company that is developing a way to sell homes by creating a technology-enabled ecosystem for sellers, agents, and buyers. The startup also uses AI and data to analyze the saleability of a property and other things that may impact the sale process. Flyp has recently secured a €5.6M seed round from Outward VC, while secured funding will be allocated to expanding product and technology solutions.

Koyo

Location: London, UK
Launch date: 2018
Funding Round: Series A extension  €5.6M
Funding Source: Atalaya Capital, Force Over Mass Capital, Forward Partners, Frontline Ventures, Seedcamp
Total funding received: €125M

UK-based Koyo, founded in 2018, is a fintech startup with a goal to become a UK leader in using alternative data to offer competitively priced financial products to segments of the market such as thin file customers (short or no credit history) or near prime customers, who have fewer options when it comes to affordable credit. The company has recently closed a Series A extension round of €5.6M from Atalaya Capital, Force Over Mass Capital, Forward Partners, Frontline Ventures, and Seedcamp.

Sources: Vestbee VC & startup community, startup press releases, web & social media monitoring, Crunchbase

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