Shamillah Bankiya of Dawn Capital, money for EVs and medtech, Infobip acquires Shift
In today’s show, we talk about funding deals, VC news, acquisitions, and much more. The featured interview is with Shamillah Bankiya, VP at London-based VC Dawn Capital.
And here are the notes and links for this week’s episode:
🔋 Polestar raises $550 million from outside investors as EV market grows
💉 Medical device company CeQur raises $115 million
💵 Berlin Brands Group raises $240 million to buy and scale up third-party Amazon Marketplace brands
- Interview with Carlos Cashman of Thrasio
- Interview with Malte Horeyseck of SellerX
- Interview with Jānis Bošs of Fast Brands
💻 Berlin’s subscription tech-rental Grover raises €60 million in Series B round
🛂 Veriff secures $69 million funding to grow identity verification business
- Interview with Tiit Paananen, VP of engineering at Veriff
👩💻 Croatian unicorn Infobip looks to scale up by acquiring a developer conference. Wait, what?
🌐 With two new funds, LocalGlobe has more latitude than ever
📈 Swedish payments firm Trustly plans to go public imminently