21sportsgroup, a German online and offline seller of sports clothing and accessories, has raised €15 million in debt funding to grow both its e-commerce operations and its network of physical stores (via Gründerszene). The company's new backer is ESO Capital, a 'special situations investment management group', and the round complements an earlier equity funding round ...
France-based e-commerce solutions company Oxatis has raised €5 million to accelerate its European expansion as it hits 10,000+ active e-commerce sites. The capital comes from Arkea Capital and prior backers A Plus Finance and OMNES CAPITAL. Oxatis trades under the Actinic brand in the UK, the Xopie brand in Spain and MYTHO in Italy, and ...
Stockholm-based Starbreeze, a creator and publisher of entertainment products, today announced its acquisition of the Belgian visual effects (VFX) studio and PresenZ VR technology creator Nozon, for a total consideration of €7.1 million. About 65% of that amount, or €4.6 million, will be paid in cash, and the remaining €2.5 million in newly issued Starbreeze ...
Premstaetten, Austria-based ams has acquired Heptagon, an industry leader in sensing, illumination and 3D imaging solutions with offices in Switzerland, Singapore, Silicon Valley and China. The purchase price is, well, complicated, as it's a mix of cash, stock, a capital increase and earn-outs. From the press release: "The upfront consideration includes USD 64m in cash ...
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This week, Tech.eu tracked 15 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 70 funding deals (totaling €294 million, about $320 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here's an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week: 1) Naspers has sold Polish eBay rival Allegro to a consortium of private equity firms for $3.3 billion.
Tech.eu tracked 12 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 86 funding deals (totaling €280 million, about $307 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.Here's an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:1) Cork, Ireland-based tech startup InfiniLED has been acquired by the Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus.
Cork, Ireland-based tech startup InfiniLED, a spin-out from research centre Tyndall National Institute, has been acquired up by the Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus in a reportedly "multi-million euro deal". The deal clears the way for InfiniLED's low-power display technology to be integrated into Oculus's VR flagship products, such as the Rift headset.
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Selecting a term
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Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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