The fast-growing fintech startup InvoiceFinance has raised €6 million from investors and entrepreneurs in the financial industry. The funding will be used to fuel growth and become the market leader in factoring for small and medium-sized businesses in The Netherlands. "As an entrepreneur you often have to wait a long time to get your invoices [...]
The investment arm of RTL Nederland is taking a minority interest in the seller of designer furniture Flinders for three million euros. That will start a TV campaign next month as part of the strategy to expand the brand. Flinders wants to become the market leader in the design segment within the housing sector in [...]
A handy tour guide for all start up founders & VC’s visiting Startup Fest Europe & The Next Web with all attending VC’s. Quite surprising Strategic and Later Stage VC's are more represented this event compared to the attendance of Accelerators, Seed VC's and Incubators. Happy hunting!
Catawiki, Europe’s fastest growing auction house, today announced a 75 million euro investment round led by the American investor Lead Edge Capital. The previous investors Accel Partners, Project A Ventures and the Dutch N.V. NOM are also again taking part in this investment round. Other investors include Peak Capital, media and internet entrepreneur Willem [...]
Amsterdam 30 juni 2015 – Na het succes van de eerste twee fondsen van Peak Capital starten Heleen Dura – van Oord, Johan van Mil en Stefan Bary op 1 juli 2015 Peak Capital III: The Entrepreneurial Investors. Met dit fonds – ter grootte van 12 miljoen euro – worden minimaal 10 investeringen beoogd in [...]
IENS, the leading Dutch restaurant and reservation website, has been sold to TripAdvisor. IENS, which was founded in 1998, is the largest restaurant and reservation website in the Netherlands. The website receives 20 million visitors annually and has a network of more than 20,000 restaurants, 1,550 of which can be reserved via the Seatme.nl sister [...]
Peak Capital invests in Woonwebshop Flinders. Investment company Peak Capital takes a 20 percent stake in the Flinders residential web shop. Growth capital is used for the further development of the website and expansion abroad. "The housing industry is on the verge of major changes, consumer behavior has changed drastically, and the internet is playing [...]
Catawiki, the Dutch trade and wiki site for collectors, has received an investment of more than one million euros. Peak Capital and Drentse Participatie Maatschappij (DPM), a subsidiary of the NOM, do not receive a substantial minority interest. The money is invested in an international expansion. Hein Siemerink, coordinator Peak Capital, said that his investment [...]