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Airbnb rival from France: Le Collectionist lands €60M to fuel global expansion

French luxury rental and holiday company Le Collectionist, has raised €60 million in funding from investors led by growth capital investor Highland Europe (which backed Huel, Red Sift and Sosafe)..

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Belgian e-bike startup snaps €22M to create car-like gears, gets backing from Olympic and World Champion cyclists 

Belgium-based e-bike startup, Classified Cycling, which is known for its first-of-a-kind bikes letting cyclists change gears instantly while under full load, has closed a funding round of €22 million. The.

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Plant-based food brand Huel raises $24M at $560M valuation, adding Idris Elba to its list of backers

London-based Huel, a plant-based food brand, has closed a $24 million funding round led by Highland Europe (that backed Red Sift and SoSafe), welcoming SAG-winning actor, musician, filmmaker and philanthropist.

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Female-led proptech AltoVita secures $9.5M funding to redefine corporation accommodation

London-based award-winning corporate housing booking platform, AltoVita, has secured $9.5 million in an oversubscribed Series A investment round. The investment round was co-led by Switzerland-based VC Novum Capital Partners and.

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Dutch VC Peak closes new €150M European seed fund

Peak, a seed-stage venture capital fund, has announced the close of its 5th seed fund with €150 million. It has raised over 50% of the latest fund in commitments from.

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AMEA Power signs a $1.1 billion deal with IFC and partners to deploy 1GW of wind and solar energy in Egypt

AMEA Power, a renewable energy company in the Middle East, will deliver 1GW of renewable energy projects in Egypt through a $1.1 billion financing package including debt and equity from.

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Agthia completed its 60% acquisition of Egypt’s healthy snacks and coffee company Auf Group

Agthia Group, a food and beverage company, completed its acquisition of a 60% stake in Auf Group, a specialized healthy snacks and coffee manufacturer and retailer in Egypt. Agthia announced.

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Badeel and ACWA Power signed an agreement to build a 2.06 GW solar plant

Badeel, the Water and Electricity holding company owned company by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), andACWA Power, today signed power purchase agreements to develop a 2,060 MW solar photovoltaic (PV).

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Visionary VCs: Deepali Nangia talks about the importance of relationships to venture capital

Deepali Nangia barely knew what a venture partner was before a friend’s husband suggested it was something she should explore. Now a partner with Speedinvest for a year — a.

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This Canadian startup raises $30M to create world’s first human-like intelligence robots

Vancouver-based Sanctuary Cognitive Systems Corporation with a mission to create the world’s first human-like intelligence in general-purpose robots has received a $30 million SIF (Strategic Innovation Fund) Contribution. With this,.

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