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EstateGuru reaches €100m in Lithuania

EstateGuru reaches €100m in Lithuania

Estonian real estate investment platform EstateGuru has funded 100 million euros in Lithuania. It reaches this milestone only 5 years after entering that market. The platform has funded over 580 million euros in total.

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Bux Zero launches in Italy

Bux Zero launches in Italy

Dutch online broker Bux is launching its mobile app in Italy. The investment platform now operates in 8 European countries, after setting foot in Ireland and Spain last year. Recently, Bux started offering cryptocurrency and fractured investing to its users.

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15% of VC partners are women

15% of VC partners are women

Only 15 percent of all general partners at European venture capitalists are women. European startups were able to raise 100 billion euros in 2021. Only 1.1 percent of that capital went to startups with only women founders and 8.8 percent went to startups with a mixed founder team. This is most likely linked to the lack of women in leadership positions.

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Trade Republic raises 250 million euros

Trade Republic raises 250 million euros

Trade Republic, an online broker from Germany, has raised 250 million euros in funding. The company has now been valued at 5 billion euros. The capital will be used for product development, according to the investment platform.

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Crypto remains in bear market

Crypto remains in bear market

The crypto market is not immune to recent inflation and stock instability. In fact, cryptocurrency has been in a bear market for some time. Blockchain companies say it will rid the market of ‘bad actors’.

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Germany investments drop, France peaks

Germany investments drop, France peaks

Germany is less attractive to foreign investors. In 2021, there were significantly less investments in the country. Other European countries saw an increase, however, with France at the top. Overall, investor confidence in Europe declined.

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October takes over Credit.fr

October takes over Credit.fr

European crowdfunding platform October is taking over its French competitor Credit.fr. As a result of the takeover, October now represents over 860 million euros in loans, which have been extended to 3.100 companies. The takeover is in accordance with October’s growth strategy, as the platform aims to expand its corporate lending business.

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Kraken and Binance rated best crypto platforms in Germany

Kraken and Binance rated best crypto platforms in Germany

The top 3 platforms for investing in cryptocurrency in Germany are Kraken, Binance and German provider Bison, according to the Munich Institute for Asset Growth (IVA). The market for crypto investing continues to grow, but there are large quality differences between brokers, the research shows.

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Bulkestate launches Flash real estate investment

Bulkestate launches Flash real estate investment

Real estate crowdfunding platform Bulkestate is launching a new investment feature: Flash. For lower risk investments, lenders partake in a draw to potentially win prize money on top of regular returns. CEO Igors Puntuss: “Real estate investing is quite conservative, but we introduce a gamified opportunity for increased profitability.”

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