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Ferryhopper raises €5M in new investment round

Ferryhopper raises €5M in new investment round

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On June 28, 2022
Ferryhopper has raised €5M in a new investment round led by Piton Capital, a London-based venture capital firm with extensive experience in marketplaces and network effects. Existing investors LAUNCHub Ventures and Metavallon VC also joined the funding round, extending their commitment to the company and showcasing their continuous support. After selling its first ferry ticket […]
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A Startup’s Guide to Fundraising (Part 3)

A Startup’s Guide to Fundraising (Part 3)

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On June 6, 2022
In this Part 3, we will deep-dive selectively into the second step – “Approach & Pitching” of the 4-step process and help you understand how VCs assess the various components and metrics of a startup. Pitch deck content A pitch deck is an essential fundraising tool, whether you’re looking to raise $100,000 or $100,000,000. Every […]
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A Startup’s Guide to Fundraising (Part 2)

A Startup’s Guide to Fundraising (Part 2)

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On May 25, 2022
Securing a new funding round is a significant turning point for startups. Over the years, we’ve seen hundreds of startups achieve their fundraising goals and objectives. Metavallon VC portfolio companies have raised 13 follow-on rounds so far, with several more lined up for the months to come. In Part 2 of this series, we share […]
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A Startup Guide to Fundraising (Part 1)

A Startup Guide to Fundraising (Part 1)

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On April 11, 2022
This is Part 1 of 3 of our Startup Guide to Fundraising. In this part, we will answer some of the basic and most frequent questions related to fundraising and provide additional tips. In Part 2, we will analyze the 4-step fundraising process we have identified at Metavallon, while in Part 3, we will deep-dive […]
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Better Origin raises $16 million to take food chain back to its sustainable roots with its AI-powered insect mini-farms inspired by nature’s waste cycle

Better Origin raises $16 million to take food chain back to its sustainable roots with its AI-powered insect mini-farms inspired by nature’s waste cycle

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On April 7, 2022
Better Origin takes local food waste and converts it into high-quality, sustainable animal feed on AI-powered insect mini-farms, recreating the cycles seen in the natural food chain On-site production of animal feed cuts food waste, reduces feed consumption costs and lowers emissions while boosting productivity for the farmer and food security for all The $16 […]
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Audio software company KROTOS secures Seed Investment led by Metavallon VC

Audio software company KROTOS secures Seed Investment led by Metavallon VC

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On February 21, 2022
Metavallon VC announced today its Seed investment into Krotos, the producer of the software that empowers content creators to design sound faster by turning the existing slow process into a real time performance. The investment round is led by Metavallon VC and is complemented by Old College Capital as well as strategic angel investors. Founded […]
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SUSTAINABILITY AND STARTUPS IN 2022

SUSTAINABILITY AND STARTUPS IN 2022

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On January 17, 2022
With the world’s climate continuing down a troubling path and the climate crisis already at their front door, governments, private investors, consumers and even vendor partners increasingly care about the concept of sustainability. Simply put in the economy, sustainability is a business approach to creating long-term value by taking into consideration how a company operates […]
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OUR YEAR IN REVIEW 2021

OUR YEAR IN REVIEW 2021

  • Posted by Myrto Papathanou
  • On January 10, 2022
2021 was a particularly busy year for us at Metavallon both from a funding perspective, with new investments and notable follow ons, and from a business advancement perspective for our portcos. On the funding side, over € 25m was raised this year by our portcos – with external investors tripling our original investment at pre-seed/ […]
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LANGaware announces new €1.5M seed round

LANGaware announces new €1.5M seed round

  • Posted by Marilena Kakkou
  • On December 9, 2021
LANGaware is excited to announce its latest funding round towards catalysing the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases. The round is led by strategic investors in the healthcare industry and is joined by existing investor Metavallon VC. Founded by Dr Vassiliki Rentoumi, researcher in the field of Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics, LANGaware employs Artificial […]
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A B2B startup guide to mastering SaaS

A B2B startup guide to mastering SaaS

  • Posted by Metavallon VC Team
  • On November 15, 2021
SaaS remains a fast-growing area, from which many new startups with scalable business models and strong profit margins are emerging. But SaaS is clearly more complex than you might first think, and many startups have the problem of not really being able to assess what exactly is driving the success or failure of their SaaS […]
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