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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Belgian insurtech Qover completes a new 8 million € round led by Alven with the participation of Portag3 Ventures

The leading european digital insurance partner, secures 8m€ in a new round led by Alven with the participation of Portag3 Venture and existing investor Anthemis

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Meero raises $ 230 million and sets a new record for the French Tech, only 3 years after its creation

The startup revolutionizing the world of photography is carrying out a third round of fundraising of $230 million, led by Eurazeo growth and Prime ventures. Alven led the $45million series B in 2018 and the previous $18 million series A round in 2017. Existing investors include Global Founders Capital, Aglaé Ventures, White Star Capital and Idinvest Partners

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Georges, the accounting automation tool for freelancers, raises a 10 million € series A led by Alven

One year after its seed round with Kerala and Fast Forward, Georges Tech, the French rising star in automated accounting, raises a 10m€ series A led by Alven, to win the European market

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Heetch, the ride-sharing platform, completes a $38 million Series B led by Cathay & Total ventures

Heetch, the independent mobility platform for VTC operating in France and French speaking Africa has just raised a $38 million Series B led by Cathay and Total ventures, with participation from existing investors Idinvest Partners / Innov’Allianz, Alven, Felix Capital, and Via-ID

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