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ENGINEERING AI PLATFORM NEURAL CONCEPT RAISES A $27 MILLION SERIES B TO ACCELERATE GLOBAL GROWTH

Neural Concept the leading Engineering Intelligence platform that transforms product design with 3D Deep Learning, has raised $27 million in a Series…

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Carbonfact raises $15M to help the fashion industry decarbonize faster

The fashion industry is responsible for up to 10% of annual global carbon emissions, more than all international flights and maritime shipping…

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Indy, the leading accounting automation platform for sole traders and freelancers, has raised €40 million ($44 million) in a Series C funding round led by BlackFin Capital Partners

The fresh cash injection takes the start-up’s total capital raised up to €86 million to date and follows its €35m Series B…

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Planity, the leading French booking platform for the beauty industry, raises $50 million Series C to drive international expansion

Founded in 2017, Planity is the market-leading online booking SaaS platform for the beauty industry, supporting 25% of hair and beauty salons across France….

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Stoïk raises €10 million and expands to Germany

Since raising €11 million in an a16z-led Series A round in June of 2022, Parisian SME-focused insurance and cybersecurity software provider Stoïk has today announced the…

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AMD Acquires Mipsology to Deepen AI Inference Software Capabilities

AMD, one of the worldwide leaders in semi-conductors, computer processors and related technologies acquired 100% of Alven portfolio company, Mipsology, a leader…

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Skarlett raises €4 million to reinvent the daily lives of people over 60

Skarlett is the brainchild of 3 seasoned entrepreneurs: Townley Le Guénédal (Innohealth), Aurélien Gouttefarde (Homeloop), and Benjamin Gaignault (Ornikar), who are on a mission to shatter age-old stereotypes about being 60 in 2023. Skarlett is a brand that finally responds to this generation’s main aspiration: to enjoy life!

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Alven expands its London team with a new associate hire

We’re truly delighted to welcome Alice Azzarelli as Alven’s new Associate in our London office.  Alice completed her studies at Science Po…

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Alven bolsters leadership team with Bartosz Jakubowski’s promotion to Partner

Bartosz has been a member of the Alven team since 2019, initially joining as Investment Manager and quickly rising through the ranks…

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Creative Fabrica raises $61M to expand its digital platform for the global crafting & design market, accelerating through generative AI

Amsterdam-based Creative Fabrica, a social platform for crafters and designers, has raised $61M in growth capital to offer more resources for its community of 4 million creators. The round is led by Alven, joined by LionTree and TriplePoint with continued participation from Peak Capital, Felix Capital and FJ Labs. The funding will be used towards existing and new creator verticals, further build out of the platform’s designer network, expansion of creative generative AI toolset, and growing the team with senior talent globally.

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Dataiku Announced a $200 Million Series F funding at a $3.7 billion valuation

Dataiku, the platform for Everyday AI, today announced $200 million in Series F funding led by new investor, Wellington Management, at a $3.7 billion valuation.

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Getir acquires Gorillas creating the European leader in quick commerce.

After the launch of more than a dozen rapid grocery apps in the US and Europe by mid-2021, the market has been consolidating over 2022. Alven participated in this consolidation as a historical shareholder of Frichti which merged with Gorillas earlier this year. The merger with Getir values Gorillas 1,2bn$.

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Crypto staking platform Kiln raises €17M Series A to expand their market-leading staking infrastructure product range

The round was led by Illuminate Financial and featured participation from GSR, LeadBlock Partners, Sparkle Ventures, Blue Yard Capital, Consensys, Kraken’s venture capital arm, and Alven.

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