Category: Fundings and Exits

7Commerce takes full stake in Stylight

7Commerce, the investment arm of media company ProSiebenSat.1, is upping its stake in Munich-based fashion aggregator and discovery startup Stylight, intending to acquire 100 per cent of the company by July — pending regulatory approvals. It will be buying out existing Stylight investors Holtzbrinck Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures, along with two business angels and the four founders. ProSiebenSat.1’s media…

Mary Meeker’s essential 2016 Internet Trends Report

The fastest way to learn everything going on in tech is to read this report. Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker has become a legend for publishing these compilations of the most critical stats and trends about how technology is evolving. From the funding climate to smartphone adoption to the tech giants to cutting-edge inventions, the…

Lost My Name, the kids “full-stack” personalised book publisher, picks up €4M from Project A Ventures

Lost My Name, the London-based “full-stack” publisher and kids content startup, has added a new investor to its impressive list of backers that already includes Google Ventures, Greycroft and Forward Parters. This time Berlin-based Project A Ventures has invested €4 million in the company in what is being described as an extension to Lost My…

E-commerce search developer Twiggle adds Alibaba as an investor

Twiggle, a Tel Aviv-based startup that is developing a new e-commerce search engine, announced today that it has added Alibaba Group as a new investor. Alibaba’s funding counts as the second tranche of Twiggle’s Series A round. The size of Alibaba’s contribution wasn’t disclosed, but TechCrunch has learned that it brings the entire amount of funding…