FEBRUARY 14, 2019

🚀 Doubling down: our €2.75M Series A round

Exciting news this week: we completed a €2.75M Series A funding round, co-led by Shoe Investments and Knight Venture Capital. We'll stay true to our mission: supporting startup ecosystems in Europe and beyond. And we'll continue expanding data capabilities, grow the team and forge new partnerships. Stay tuned for more announcements in 2020!

💰 $26 trillion retail (r)evolution: deep-dive into Europe’s Retail Tech landscape

In partnership with Nauta Capital we released a 54-page report on Retail Tech: how Europe’s startups are driving the Retail Tech R/Evolution. Adyen, with its $25 billion+ valuation, has demonstrated the enormous potential of retail tech. As retail is reinventing itself, the biggest opportunity is still ahead. 

Check out the introductory blog post and this interactive Retail Tech landscape. As you're a subscriber, here's also a direct link to the full report:

Open the complete 54-page report

🗺️ Ukraine startup database launched by regional consortium, powered by Dealroom

A group of Ukraine's leading players in the ecosystem have teamed up and launched a Dealroom-powered Ukrainian startup database.

The consortium is led by
ICU, a leading asset management and investment firm with private equity and venture capital arms. Other partners are the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, Western NIS Fund (a $150 million regional fund), Horizon Capital ($850 million assets under management), TechUkraine (government-backed initiative to support the ecosystem) and A Ventures (seed stage investor). The media partner is, Ukraine's leading tech blog with over 1 million monthly visitors.

Today, the database already covers 900+ startups, but also investors, transactions, accelerators, industry mapping and more. The database will continue to grow in the coming months, making it the most extensive startup and venture capital ecosystem in Ukraine, to showcase the flourishing Ukrainian startup scene and support it with better data. To get you started, we created an interactive landscape of 150+ venture-backed startups for you. 

Contribute to the map by adding your company and by sharing the database with your network! If you have feedback about the data, please reach out to us.


View and contribute data now!

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