Acton Capital leads Series A in tech community expertlead

Acton Capital leads Series A in tech community expertlead

Munich/Berlin, June 25, 2019 - expertlead, a global community of highly qualified tech freelancers, has raised €7m in Series A funding led by growth investor Acton Capital with participation from strategic investor SEEK and renewed investment from company builder...

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      SME lending from the UK’s major banks may have fallen by 8% between 2014 and 2018, but we’re working with more businesses than ever – making more than £1bn available for customers across the nation.

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      Big news for BC residents. You can now have video visits with Maple GPs covered through MSP! More details here:

      Our CEO, @pgdowds, on @BBCWorld earlier today commenting on @Oxfam’s findings that 42% of women aren’t in paid work because of unpaid care responsibilities, costing the £10.8tn globally each year. We need to start recognising social care as the vital, skilled work it actually is.

      Happy to join the @Leaders4CA initiative in their commitment to real actions against #climatechange. Great to see a lot of our German portfolio companies already on the list of #LFCA supporters @BorisWasmuth, @GameDuell_DE @HomeToGo @home24_de @sofatutor @audibene. #ActOnClimate

      for a starter in 2020 some good news re German innovation capabilities

      Excited to have our #technology driving these results for Canadians across the country! #digitalhealth

      Portfolio news: German #InsurTech platform @hellogetsafe expands to UK. Congrats to @c_wiens, @ma90 and their team in Heidelberg. #investing in #digitalpioneers #since1999 Via @pkrohn1

      Our digital bike insurance has won the Design & Innovation Award 2020! 🎉 "Getsafe is perhaps the quickest and most modern way to take out bicycle insurance. [...] The jury particularly liked the flexibility and ease of use of the service." #insurtech

      Up-and-coming part IV - Besides @taxfix_de, @ScalableCapital or @ottonova_ag, Acton portfolio company @mambu_com is featured in @Tracxn's #Soonicorn club of German #fintech amongst the top companies to watch out for #Mambu #StartupWatchlist2020

      Up-and-coming 2020 (part III): @BusinessInsider + our colleagues from @EQTVentures ranked Berlin-based portfolio company @Mambu_com as one of Europe's rising stars. Together with @wefoxgroup, @MoonfareCo or @moneyboxteam, #fintech startup #Mambu is on their #StartupWatchlist2020

      Sehr guter Beitrag von @JohannesReck zum Thema #Mitarbeiterbeteiligungen bei Startups: cc @StartupVerband @miele

      Our tech team has set up in the new office and is ready to shape the innovation for 2020.
      They are currently working with high pressure on the further advancing automation of the matching process in order to bring together suitable freelancers and clients even faster.


      Mambu & @Marqeta, Inc, two leading open API #banking platforms, have partnered allowing customers on Mambu’s #cloud banking platform to tap into Marqeta’s industry-defining card issuing and payment processing #technology. Learn more:
      #fintech #lending

      Up-and-coming 2020 (part II): #ActonCapital portfolio companies @hellogetsafe (insurtech), @Mambu_com (fintech) and @zenjob (future of work) are on the German #StartupWatchlist2020 of @Siftedeu via @dealroomco
      #vc #sustainablegrowth #since1999

      Up-and-coming 2020: #carsubscription provider @WeAreCluno from Munich, Berlin-based #techcommunity @expert_lead or Finnish #AI-underdog @SpeechlyAPI - @BIDeutschland's #StartupWatchlist2020 in #venturecapital via @SolveigGode @HannahSchwaer

      In Europe, traditional banks are mostly absent from big fintech acquisitions. The most viable paths to exit are IPOs, sale to fintech, and private equity.
      Read more about the state of European fintech:

      Thank you @SeanSilcoff and @globeandmail for sharing our story and shining a light on our history of pursing thoughtful and sustainable growth. Thrilled to have @ActonCapital as our partners for the next chapter.

      The Sifted 2020 Vision: predictions from @roxannevarza – director of Paris startup campus @joinstationf 🔮

      The year we talk about values more than unicorns.

      #2020trends #2020vision #startupvalues

      Make sure that you didn’t miss our report
      #TheVCFactor is first large-scale study of EU-based #startups backed by #VC. Get it know in our website >

      Joint initiative with @EIF_EU

      16 rounds, 9 new startups, 3 exits, 1 fresh fund - wrapping up an awesome 2019, a big #THANKYOU to all the amazing teams, founders, fellow VCs and supporters who made 2019 an exceptional year for us & our portfolio companies. Merry X-Mas & Happy Holidays. #ActonCapital #since1999