Personio, a HR startup in Munich, closes $12M Series A

Personio, a German startup that offers a HR management and recruiting platform, has closed $12 million in Series A funding. European VC Northzone led the...

My 1st Years, a startup that sells personalised gifts for babies and children, raises...

My 1st Years, a U.K.-based e-commerce startup that offers personalised gifts for babies and children, has picked up £5 million in growth funding. The round, which...

WTF is Brexit?

At 10pm on June 23, 2016, the polls closed on a UK referendum...

Selency raises $3.3 million for its online marketplace for second-hand furniture

French startup Selency (formerly known as Brocante Lab) has raised a $3.3 million Series A round (€3 million) led by Accel with Kima Ventures participating. Many...

Mischief managed: 5 hackathon hacks for Potter fans inspired by the Marauder’s Map

Great news, Potter fans: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is no longer the only place in the world where you can find a working Marauder’s Map, the magical...

HMD’s revived Nokia 3310 classic mobile gets 3G

Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is doubling down on the tech nostalgia card it pulled out back in February, by announcing a 3G version of...

Uber rival Karhoo shuts down after blowing through a reported $250M in funding

So much for fighting the Uber fight. Today Karhoo — a company that wanted to take on Uber by pulling together various other competing car services under a single app...

Taboola buys Commerce Sciences to tweak sites with “Amazon-style” personalization

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of online publishers to run carousels of recommended content and ads from their own and other publishers’ sites to grow...

83North closes $250M fourth fund focused on European, Israeli startups

European VC firm 83North (formerly Greylock IL), which since 2008 has focused on backing startups in Europe and Israel, has closed its fourth fund — taking $250M...

GoFundMe, now with $4B in donations from 40M donors, plots Euro expansion

If you’ve ever contributed to a charitable fundraising campaign online in the last seven years, chances are that one of those campaigns (if not all...