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Monite Raises $5 Million to Build a Leading Platform for Embedded Finance Automation
Berlin, February 22, 2022 — Our portfolio company Monite, a platform for embedded finance, today announced $5 million in a round led by Point72 Ventures with participation from globally renowned fintech experts and angels, such as. Klarna founder Victor Jacobsson, Mollie founder Adriaan Mol, fintech investor and Money2020 founder Jonathan Weiner, and Ex-Deutsche Bank Board Member and new ING Deutschland COO Ralph Müller. Read what the press says here (English) and here (German).
cofenster raises €8 million Series A round to unlock the power of video for everybody at work
Hamburg, February 10, 2022 — We are proud to announce our new lead investment in cofenster. Cofenster has raised a total of €8M in Series A funding, followed by existing investor Capnamic, as well as Die Sparkasse Bremen AG, Kreissparkasse Köln, and angel investors such as Dr. Georg Tacke. Read more here (German) and here (English).
Second Nature Launches AI-Powered Interactive Sales Coaching Solution with $12.5M Investment
Tel Aviv/Berlin, January 12, 2022 — We are glad to announce our lead investment in Second Nature, the Israel-based automated AI-powered sales coaching solution. The $12.5M Series A round was also joined by Stage One Ventures, Cardumen Capital, and Zoom Video Communications via the Zoom Apps Fund. Read more on VentureBeat.
Vay raises $95m Series B round, becomes highest funded startup in Europe to pursue self-driving car technology
Berlin, December 14, 2021 — We are excited to announce our portfolio company Vay's $95m Series B round, raised from Kinnevik AB, Coatue Management and Eurazeo, with Project A Ventures as well as existing investors Atomico, CREANDUM, La Famiglia VC, Visionaries Club and us at signals Venture Capital also participating. Niklas Zennström and Natalie Hugh Tydeman will join the board. Read more via TechCrunch and Handelsblatt.
everphone raises $200 million to bring more smartphones into the circular economy
Berlin, December 6, 2021 – We are proud to announce our portfolio company everphone has raised a Series C round from Cadence Growth Capital (CGC), followed by existing investors Deutsche Telekom/ DTCP, AlleyCorp and us, with Deutsche Bank and Phoenix Holdings providing green loans via a debt facility. everphone offers phone-as-a-service for enterprises, combining resource-efficient mobile device management with a circular economy by design-model. Read more via TechCrunch and find the press release here.
Employee referral platform Intrro raises $2.2m to help companies hire recommended talent at scale
BI-as-a-Service platform Clarisights raises $14M from Sequoia India and others
Berlin, October 6, 2021 – The Series A round was led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from OMERS Ventures and existing investor signals Venture Capital who led the seed investment in 2018. Techstars, Cavalry Ventures, as well as angel investors are also part of the round. Clarisights provides marketers with a holistic reporting platform that allows them to create sophisticated multi-channel reports without any support from BI experts. Read more here.
Workpath closes €10.5M Series A round
Munich, September 9, 2021. Workpath, the SaaS solution for outcome-oriented strategy execution, has closed a Series A financing of €10.5 million to further grow and expand its market leadership. The new funding is led by new investors Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital, next to the existing shareholders, signals Venture Capital and HTGF. Read the full press release here.
Leaving stealth mode: Hi vay.io!
Hamburg, September 7, 2021 – Big day for our portfolio company Vay! The startup that formerly went by the name REE Technologies has come out of stealth mode and revealed what they have been working on for the past three years: Vay_io will launch a driverless, certified, commercial mobility service on public streets. Unique about Vay is its teledrive-first approach to autonomous driving. Read more about Vay here.
CoachHub Secures $80M in Series B2 Funding to Democratize Coaching
Berlin, September 1, 2021 —CoachHub — the world’s leading digital coaching platform — has raised $80 million in Series B2 funding, increasing total Series B capital to $110 million. Draper Esprit, RTP Global, @HV-Capital, Signals Venture Capital, Partech, and Speedinvest were all part of this latest round, bringing the total funds raised to $130 million since 2019. Find the full press release here.
Agile Enterprise: SaaS Platform Workpath Closes Multi-Million Euro Funding Round
Munich, October 15, 2020 – The Munich-based software company Workpath has received millions in funding from signals Venture Capital to further grow and expand its market leadership. Workpath uses Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) to help companies flexibly and effectively implement their strategy. The software is based on management approaches around agile work and new work and was specially developed to help teams with the transparent and efficient definition, coordination, and pursuit of goals.
Read the full press release here.
“Device-as-a-Service” startup everphone closes €34 million Series B funding round
Berlin, July 28, 2020. Everphone completed a Series B funding round of €34 million, with the new capital being used to further grow and expand its market leadership as a driver for innovation in the New Work vertical. Founded in 2016 by former CHECK24 board member Jan Dzulko, companies use everphone as a flexible, safe, and cost-efficient way to equip their workforce with smartphones and tablets, reducing costs, and supporting the expansion of flexible and mobile forms of work.
Read the full statement here.
Say hi to our new teammates at signals Venture Capital!
Berlin, July 6, 2020 –Not only our portfolio is growing, but our team is, too! We have hired a bunch of new people to support us in our mission of identifying the most talented founders and supporting them along their growth path. With that idea in mind, we are also building our team. Read more about our new colleagues here.
€6.1M Round for Customer Experience Management Platform zenloop
Berlin, June 16, 2020 – zenloop, an integrated experience management platform, today announced a financing round of 6.1 million euros led by signals Venture Capital, the enterprise tech VC from Berlin. Nauta Capital and Piton Capital each contributed to the round as existing investors. Read the full article here.
signals Venture Capital: Neuer Managing Partner Christian Weniger
February 2020. Signals Venture Capital gewinnt mit Christian Weniger einen Experten im Bereich B2B-Investitionen mit starkem Netzwerk in den USA, Asien und Europa für sein Führungsteam. Weniger startet ab Februar 2020 als Managing Partner und wird den Fonds gemeinsam mit Marcus Polke leiten. Read full article here.
Bird Acquires European Micromobility Leader, Circ
January 2020. Bird, the leading provider of micromobility, is acquiring Circ. With the merger, Bird expands its European business with more than 300 additional employees for sustainable and safe operations in cities looking to reduce CO2 emissions and traffic. Read full article here.
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