🐯 Italian BNPL Scalapay has raised a $155m Series A round from, you guessed it, Tiger Global. It's the first time the American VC firm has ventured into the European buy-now pay-later space.
🛵 Wallapop heads to Rome. The Spanish marketplace, which sells unique and second-hand goods, has launched in Italy. The move is the 'soonicorn' startup's first overseas expansion since withdrawing from the US after just one year.
🏎️ Driverless cars are set to arrive on European streets next year. That's the vision of Berlin startup Vay, which emerged from stealth mode this week.
📝 Printify, a Latvian based startup working on on-demand custom printing, has raised a $45m Series A round led by Index Ventures.
🧽 Swiss startup Batmaid, an online cleaning service, has secured €23m in its Series B round, led by AEVIS.
🤖 AI-driven voice assistant PolyAI has raised $14m in a round led by Khosla Ventures. The company is working on developing 'conversational AI'.
📹 Neat, a Finnish startup, has secured $30m in new funding from Zoom. The company works on video devices for hybrid working models.