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Outfunnel picks up €1.1M pre-seed to bridge the gap between marketing and sale
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Outfunnel picks up €1.1M pre-seed to bridge the gap between marketing and sale

Outfunnel, a startup that has built software to help companies “bridge the gap between marketing and sales functions,” has quietly raised €1.1 million in funding. The pre-seed round was led by Paua Ventures and byFounders, with participation from Lemonade Stand, Omnisend and various angel investors. The latter includes Bolt co-founders Markus and Martin Villig, Matterport…

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Semalytix picks up €4.3M to build the world’s largest patient experience data set
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Semalytix picks up €4.3M to build the world’s largest patient experience data set

Semalytix, a Bielefeld, Germany-based startup that offers pharmaceutical companies an AI-powered data tool to better understand real-world patient experiences, has raised €4.3 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is venture capital firm btov Partners, with participation from existing investor Fly Ventures and several unnamed angels. Semalytix will use the injection of cash to…

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Uber picks new India and South Asia president
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Uber picks new India and South Asia president

Uber has named Prabhjeet Singh as the new president of its India and South Asia business, filling a role vacated weeks ago after Pradeep Parameswaran was promoted to be the regional general manager in the Asia Pacific region. Singh, who joined the ride-hailing firm five years ago, has helped Uber manage operations in dozens of…

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Alkemics picks up €21M for its supplier-retailer collaboration platform
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Alkemics picks up €21M for its supplier-retailer collaboration platform

Alkemics, the Paris-based platform that lets brands collaborate and launch products with retailers, has picked up €21 million in a Series C funding. It follows €20 million raised in 2016. Backing the round is growth-stage fund Highland Europe. Existing investors Cathay Innovation, Index Ventures, SEB Alliance and Serena Capital also participated. The new investment comes…

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Banked picks up £2.35M seed to use open banking for account-to-account payments
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Banked picks up £2.35M seed to use open banking for account-to-account payments

Banked, a London-based fintech using open banking to enable account-to-account payments at checkout (and beyond), has raised £2.35 million in further seed funding. The round was led by Force Over Mass, with participation from previous investors Backed and Acrew Capital, along with a number of high-net-worth individuals, such as Paul Forster (co-founder of Indeed.com). It…

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Elon Musk picks Berlin for Tesla’s Europe Gigafactory
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Elon Musk picks Berlin for Tesla’s Europe Gigafactory

Elon Musk said Tuesday during an awards ceremony in Germany that Tesla’s European gigafactory will be built in the Berlin area. Musk was on stage to receive a Golden Steering Wheel Award given by BILD. “There’s not enough time tonight to tell all the details,” Musk said during an on stage interview with Volkswagen Group…

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TC Top Picks: Wunder – TechCrunch
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TC Top Picks: Wunder – TechCrunch

TC Video 8 hours Wunder is a parental assistance and learning platform that uses AI to save parents time and energy. The TC Top Picks program showcases outstanding early-stage startups across these categories: AI/Machine Learning, Biotech/Healthtech, Blockchain, Fintech, Mobility, Privacy/Security, Retail/E-commerce, Robotics/IoT/Hardware, SaaS and Social Impact & Education.

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