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20 June 2022·3 min read

Ilya Mikhalchyk-Kananenka

Community Builder, Vestbee

VC & Startup Weekly News From CEE, June 11 - 17, 2022

New VC Funds

  • German Project A Ventures has closed its next $375M fund to back early-stage startups across Europe. The firm will focus on fintech, commerce, enterprise software, data infrastructure, supply chain and climate tech.
  • Austrian 3VC announces its 2nd fund to keep funding European Series A startups. As previously, the firm will back B2B/B2C software businesses.
  • Tallinn-based VC Superangel unravels its second €50M fund. The firm will focus on deep tech startups from Nordics and Baltics.
  • A web3 gaming company Immutable kickstarts a $500M fund. The firm will back web3 games and NFT-focused companies built on its proprietary platform Immutable X.

CEE Startup Funding Rounds & Acquisitions

  • Sixth Ukrainian unicorn: a workflow automation startup Airslate, picks up $51.5M at $1.25bn valuation. The round was led by the G Squared and joined by the recently unveiled UiPath’s venture arm.
  • Czech grocery delivery startup Rohlik raises €220M series D round to finance its further development and expansion. The round was led by its existing investors Index Ventures and the company’s CEO Tomáš Čupr.
  • Estonian NFT infrastructure and API platform NFTPort raises a $26M series A. The round was led by Taavet + Sten, Atomico and Protocol Labs and saw participation from  Sparkle Ventures, IDEO CoLab Ventures and a number of angel investors.
  • Polish High-speed railway developer Nevomo receives €2.5M to further develop its product. The funding was made by EIC Accelerator
  • Polish Grupa Pracuj acquires German TA platform softgarden in a $125M transaction. The purchase was made to facilitate the group’s expansion into DACH and Germany in particular.
  • Lithuanian vertical farm startup Leafood gets a €6.45M to build its first network of farms across the Baltics and Poland. The funding was made by Niels Peter Pretszmann and the Senatoria Pasazas.
  • Geospatial marketing SaaS Roibox picks up a €2M round to further develop its product. The investment was made by Blacksheep Ventures.
    Embedded finance platform for eCommerce Lemonero bags €12M to develop new products and expand across West and Eastern Europe. The investment was made by Komerční banka.
  • Polish Silvertech for physically active seniors Klub Aktywnych raises an undisclosed round. The round was lad by Medi Ventures.

Startup Calls

AWS and Vestbee team up in launching a  AWS FinTech Accelerator for UKIR startups including those looking to relocate and/or expand there. The applications are open for seed to series A startups building a startup around finance-enabling innovation. You can apply till the 22nd of July.


The EU passes a new legislation to combat disinformation.  To learn more check out the article here

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VC & Startup News From CEE, June 4-10 2022 (by Ilya Mikhalchyk-Kananenka, Community Builder, Vestbee) 

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VC & Startup Weekly News From CEE, May 21-27, 2022 (Ilya Mikhalchyk-Kananenka, Community Builder, Vestbee)


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