Flash, the micro-mobility startup from Delivery Hero and Team Europe founder Lukasz Gadowski, is re-branding today and disclosing that the e-scooter rental service has clocked up 1 million rides in just 4.5 months since launch. Read the full story on Techcrunch.
VMware, Ant Financial and RGAX (a subsidiary of RGA – Reinsurance Group of America) have announced today a partnership with QEDIT, an Israeli blockchain security company, to implement data privacy solutions across their blockchain networks. Read the full Forbes article here
Shmuel Chafets is one of the four general partners at Target Global. Below, he talks about the development of the European startup ecosystem, his most notable investments, why Spain is the hottest new market, and how to stand out as a founder seeking capital. Read the full story on EU-startups.
DocPlanner, the Poland-founded healthcare booking platform that now processes 1.5 million bookings every month globally, has closed €80 million in Series E financing. Read the full story on Techcrunch
Shedul, the booking platform for salons and spas, raises $20m series B at a $105m valuation Source: TechCrunch
Wefox Group, the Berlin-based insurtech startup behind the consumer-facing insurance app and carrier One and the insurance platform Wefox, has raised $125 million in Series B funding. Notably, the round is led by Abu Dhabi government-owned Mubadala Ventures (which is also an LP in SoftBank’s Vision Fund) and is the first investment from Mubadala’s newly …
Lyft raised more than $2 billion Thursday afternoon after pricing its shares at $72 apiece, the top of the expected range of $70 to $72 per share. This gives Lyft a fully diluted market value of $24 billion. Read the full article on TechCrunch
Target Global, the Berlin-headquartered VC, opens London office Source: TechCrunch
BerlinWenn es um Europa geht, sieht Malin Holmberg positiv in die Zukunft. Obwohl sie in London lebt, wo der drohende Brexit allgegenwärtig ist. Sie ist Partnerin der Berliner Investmentfirma Target Global, die an aufstrebenden Firmen wie Auto1, Wefox oder Omnio (vormals GoEuro) beteiligt ist. Lesen sie den kompletten Artikel auf Handelsblatt.
Berliner Start-up Wefox sammelt Rekordsumme bei Investoren ein Das Insurtech hat 110 Millionen Euro bei internationalen Kapitalgebern eingesammelt – so viel wie noch kein anderes deutsches Versicherungs-Start-up. Lesen sie den kompletten Artikel auf Handelsblatt