Pitch Deck Crafting Webinar

16th of April 2:00 pm CET

weekly news by vestbee.com
02 April 2024·3 min read

Lisa Palchynska

Editor-in-Chief, Vestbee

VC & Startup weekly news from CEE, March 23-29, 2024

Notable funding rounds across the EU:

  • Gent-based AI-powered computer vision, Robovision, has raised $42 million in its latest investment round led by Target Global and Astanor Ventures.
  • German medtech Protembis has raised a €30 million Series B round to support the enrollment of their PROTEMBO Investigational Device in clinical trials.
  • Swiss distributed cloud provider Hive has raised €12 million Series Al in a deal led by SC Ventures.
  • Portuguese digital health startup Tonic App has closed a Series A investment round of €10.85 million co-led by BlueCrow Capital and Iberis Capital.
  • UK biogas tech company WASE has raised over £8.5 million led by Extantia Capital.
  • Denmark-based Scaleup Finance has secured $8 million in a pre-Series A round led by Inveready.
  • London-based AI hiring software company Metaview has raised $7M led by Plural.
  • French Firecell has closed a €6.6 million seed round in equity led by Ventech and Matterwave Ventures, accompanied by Bpifrance's Digital Venture fund and Bouygues Telecom Initiative.

New venture funds and VCs’ news:

  • Brno-based Purple Ventures has launched its second fund, total amounting at €40 million. It will invest in startups from the CEE region with teams in the EU, with tickets ranging from €250,000 to €750,000.
  • UK-based Ascension VC launched €19.8 million institutional impact fund. Ascension Fund III will invest in Tech4Good startups and founders leveraging technology to build more resilient societies.
  • 1991 Ventures has launched a £15 million fund to invest in Ukraine and the broader CEE region. It is a seed venture fund. It is sector-agnostic, with a focus on data, deeptech, govtech, civic tech, cybersecurity, fintech, mobility, and smart city.
  • Satgana, a global VC firm, has closed its first €8M fund to invest in climate tech startups throughout Europe and Africa.

CEE startup funding rounds & acquisitions:

  • OneNotary, a Ukrainian startup providing online notary services, has closed a $5 million Series A investment round led by Jackson Square Ventures. 
  • SP Tech Solutions has raised over €2.7 million (PLN 12 million) investment from Vinci HiTech fund. 
  • Polish recycling hardware startup Maas Loop has raised €1.2 million (over PLN 5 million) led by Aper Ventures, with participation from AIP Seed, ASP Capital, and Aleksander Szalecki.

Startups calls & Events:

HubSpot, in collaboration with Vestbee, will be hosting a webinar aimed at helping startup founders in perfecting their pitch deck creation.

Regardless of your experience level, this session, led by Marcin Laczynski, Partner at Next Road Ventures and Chief of Investments at Vestbee, and Eoin McGuinness, Head of HubSpot for Startups, will provide crucial insights and strategies for crafting attention-grabbing pitch decks, boosting your chances of securing investment.

The webinar will be held on April 16, at 4 pm CET. Secure your spot by registering HERE

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