Alternative investing startup Wikifolio has just raised €6M for its international expansion.
The round was led by European early stage venture fund Speedinvest - founded by Venturepreneur Oliver Holle, who backed the company together with existing shareholders (VHB Ventures, Lang & Schwarz, Michael Grabner Media, and Michael Altrichter).
Wikifolio is a platform for alternative investing, which enables traders to turn their portfolios into mature financial products - “wikifolios”. Later on these products are being listed on the stock exchange in Stuttgart - Börse Stuttgart.
More info here.
Beroomers - Spain-based student accommodation marketplace with its head office in Valencia, recently raised €200K in seed funding.
The investment was backed by Venturepreneur Francois Derbaix (Top Rural, SoySuper) together with Realiza Business Angels, Bankinter, Plug and Play Tech Center, Allan Peters and Iker Marcaide.
The company will use the funds to expand nationwide in Spain, continue to develop the platform and add new features.
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Venturepreneur Jorge Blasco (Boutique Secret, The Net Street) together with other Spanish business angels and 2 seed funds invested in Chicfy - a marketplace for clothes. The company raised €360K in seed funding.
The project has gained great speed and reached a monthly turnover of €100K, but expects to end 2014 doubled that level.
Jorge also participated in seed funding of PopPlaces - the first Spanish marketplace dedicated to find and manage the best locations for pop-up stores. The company raised €120K in total mainly from its existing mentors.
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François Derbaix - Venturepreneur and business angel, just launched his new venture Bewa7er - the first secondary market for startups in Spain.
In another words, Bewa7er is an online platform where qualified investors can buy and sell economic rights of unlisted companies.
Bewa7er's objective is to provide liquidity and transparency in the market, facilitating to the investors the investment process in unlisted companies, as well as to improve access to financing for the most prominent SMEs.
Read more here and here.