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Ankorstore closes a €6m seed round co-led by Alven to help local shops reinvent themselves

Ankorstore, a B2B marketplace between brand and physical points of sale, has closed a 6 million euros seed funding round co-led by Alven and Global Founders Capital, with Aglaé Ventures also co-investing.

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Dataiku, from seed with Alven to partnering with CapitalG and becoming a Unicorn

CapitalG, the late-stage growth venture capital fund financed by Alphabet Inc. formerly known Google Capital will be investing in Dataiku in a secondary transaction, with Dawn, a returning backer, also participating in this transaction

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Gorgias raises $14m Series A funding with Flex Capital & Alven

Gorgias, a multi-channel helpdesk integrated with e-commerce merchants’​ back-office, announces today a $14m Series A in a new funding round led by Flex Capital, with participation of Alven, SaaStr, Amplify Partners and Eric Yuan.

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Virgil raises €2.1m in a seed round led by Alven to break the stone ceiling

Virgil invests equity alongside young professionals so they can acquire their dream home and start building up their net worth

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Mailjet acquired by Mailgun

Mailgun announced today the acquisition of Mailjet, Europe’s leading email solution. The acquisition of Mailjet will enable the US-based company to create the worldwide leader in emailing and expand its foothold in European markets.

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Alven announces new partner & hires, expands operating team

François Meteyer appointed Partner, Bartosz Jakubowski joins as Principal, Pierre Osdoit-Patrigeon reinforces operating team as Head of Marketing

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Game studio Madbox raises €15m Series A with Alven

Madbox, the game studio behind StickMan Hook, Dash Valley, Sausage Flip and Golf Race announces today a €15m Series A with Alven. This funding round will enable to accelerate the new generation mobile gaming studio’s growth into a new global industry leader.

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Algolia raises $110m to support its tremendous growth

Algolia, the leading Search and Discovery solution, today announced $110 million in Series C funding led by existing investor Accel, including new investor Salesforce Ventures, and participating investors Alven, DAG Ventures, Founders Circle, Owl Rock, SaaStr Fund and World Innovation Lab.

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MeilleursAgents acquired by Axel Springer for €200m

The acquisition of the leading French online real-estate valuation provider, backed since its 2009 Serie A round by Alven, enables Axel Springer to expand its services and footprint in France

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Akeneo raises a $46 million series C led by Summit Partners to expand its leadership in Product Experience Management (PXM)

Akeneo, a global leader in Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions for corporate brands and retailers, today announced it has raised $46 million in funding led by global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Existing investors Alven, Partech, and Salesforce Ventures, as well as Akeneo’s board member Stephan Dietrich, also participated in the round. Alven had led the €2.4 million series A round in September 2014 and participated in the $13 million series B round in March 2017.

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Freeda Media raises a $16 million series B led by Alven

Freeda, the leading media brand, raises $16 million with Alven, U-Start and Endeavor Catalyst

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Online graduate recruiter JobTeaser raises €50 million with Highland Europe to transform how young people find work

JobTeaser, the European leader for recruitment and career guidance among students and graduates, raises €50 million in capital, principally with Highland Europe, to expand its careers service to hundreds of thousands more students across the UK and Europe

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