Malt acquires COMATCH to expand in Europe

Malt acquires COMATCH to expand in Europe

Paris/Berlin, March 28, 2022 — Europe’s biggest freelancer marketplace Malt, has acquired COMATCH, the curated marketplace for independent management consultants and industry experts, to reinforce its European leadership on the freelancing market. The acquisition...

Zenjob raises $50M growth round

Berlin/Munich, 22.02.2022 – Zenjob, the staffing marketplace that matches workers with temporary side jobs, raised $50 million (€45 million) in a growth financing round - less than two years after the closing of a $30M Series C. The round was led by Aragon Global with...

SoSafe Cyber Security Awareness: $73M Series B

SoSafe Cyber Security Awareness: $73M Series B

Cologne, January 13, 2022: Cyber security awareness platform SoSafe has closed a $73 million Series B funding round led by Highland Europe. Existing investors Acton Capital and Global Founders Capital were joined by SAP Hybris founder and Celonis Advisory Board member...

Dominik Alvermann named Partner at Acton Capital

Dominik Alvermann named Partner at Acton Capital

Munich, December 14, 2021 – Acton Capital promoted Dominik Alvermann (37) to Partner and as member of the fund’s Investment Committee. The appointment follows recent announcements of multiple new Acton investments in Europe, such as everstox’ €20 million Series A in...

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    Malt acquires COMATCH to expand in Europe

    Malt acquires COMATCH to expand in Europe

    Paris/Berlin, March 28, 2022 — Europe’s biggest freelancer marketplace Malt, has acquired COMATCH, the curated marketplace for independent management consultants and industry experts, to reinforce its European leadership on the freelancing market. The acquisition...

    Zenjob raises $50M growth round

    Berlin/Munich, 22.02.2022 – Zenjob, the staffing marketplace that matches workers with temporary side jobs, raised $50 million (€45 million) in a growth financing round - less than two years after the closing of a $30M Series C. The round was led by Aragon Global with...

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      Portfolio insights🇪🇺: #NewWorkOrder - COMATCH is now officially part of @Malt_France! Since our initial investment 2016, the team has grown from startup to Europe's leading marketplace for top #freelanceconsultants. Read👉https://medium.com/actoncapital/the-comatch-story-new-work-order-e18d6fdc8436 #sustainableinvesting #since1999

      Portfolio insights 🇬🇧: Business that matters puts people first - #liveincare specialist @ElderHQ and its loyalty programme for self-employed carers is recognized by @HomeCareAwards 2022! 👏Congrats to @pgdowds + team! #futureofcare #tech4good #sustainableinvesting #since1999

      Portfolio news: bringing people back together - happy to announce our follow-on financing of #edutainment startup @myartnight. Proud to support @AimieCarstensen & team since 2019, all along the way! https://www.businessinsider.de/gruenderszene/business/artnight-finanzierungsrunde-2022-zurueck-ins-offlinegeschaeft/ @SarahHeubi @gruenderszene🚀#backingresilience #since1999

      ESG insights: “It's a lot more effort to source local, but it’s worth it!” 🌍⏰ wrapping-up our #EatLocal challenge to highlight the #climateimpact of #foodmiles. With a local share of 82% fresh groceries @ElderHQ is our climate champion 2022: http://ow.ly/YlSi50J2x4k @Leaders4CA

      Portfolio insights 🇩🇪:🏆Germany's 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐋𝐨𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 - Congrats to team @everstox! The Munich-based #LaaS startup received the #ECommerce-Award 2022 for its flexible warehousing solution for fast-growth merchants in B2B & B2C by @ecommerceberlin #EBE22.

      Business that matters puts people first: 🇬🇧portfolio company @ElderHQ and its programme for self-employed carers is recognized for “Best Recruitment, Retention & Staff Motivation Expertise” by @HomeCareAwards 2022! 👏@pgdowds + team! #liveincare #tech4good #sustainableinvesting

      Portfolio insights: How fair is platform work in 🇩🇪? @Zenjobcom's @fairwork score: https://fair.work/en/fw/blog/second-round-fairwork-ratings-germany-platform-economy/
      ✅Fair pay
      ✅Fair conditions
      ✅Fair contracts
      ✅Fair management
      ✅Fair representation
      Proud to support the team since 2017! #FutureOfWork #SustainableInvesting #since1999

      Porfolio insights🌏💚“The 2nd highest emissions area for us is wood crating” - @convelio's Head of Sustainability talks with @ChristiesInc, @HauserWirth and @loubuck01 on how to make the #artmarket greener: https://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/2022/emissions-in-the-spotlight-at-art-business-conference/ via @LauraHChesters #arttech @artmarketminds 2022

      Ready for the #NewWorkOrder? Excited to share the latest exit in our 🇪🇺portfolio: 🇫🇷Malt acquires 🇩🇪COMATCH, leading curated marketplace for independent management consultants, to establish Europe's champion of the #freelance revolution: https://techcrunch.com/2022/03/27/freelancer-marketplace-malt-acquires-consulting-marketplace-comatch/ via @romaindillet

      . @getmaple is expanding! The company will now provide their valuable #virtualcare in Ontario. Read more here: https://bit.ly/3wafiZW #telemedicine #healthtechnology #Canadianstartup @loblawco @ActonCapital @SEHealth_SEHC @MaRSIAF

      Demand for ferroalloys and steel in Europe will be high. The war between Russia and Ukraine threatens to reduce shipments of steel and semi-finished steel products.

      #priceintelligence #marketinsights

      Request for a 2-week trial of our price index:
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      Voting is about to close for the British Bank Awards 2022. 🇬🇧 We are nominated in two categories and would welcome your support.👇 via @SmartMoneyPPL https://hubs.la/Q015Rhk90
      #financialservices #banks

      A Word From @jogriffiths on International Women's Day #IWD2022
      https://knix.com/blogs/knix-blog/joanna-knix-international-womens-day

      Portfolio news 🇪🇺 @convelio closes $35M Series B to expand its global logistics platform specialized on the shipping of high-value goods and its offices in 🇫🇷🇬🇧🇺🇸. Huge congrats to @EdouardGouin, Clément & team!
      via @tasjourno @businessinsider https://www.businessinsider.com/fine-art-shipping-startup-convelio-35-million-pitch-deck-2022-3 #FrenchTech

      Convelio, which automates shipping processes and workflows for luxury goods, has raised $35 million in a funding round. Read more: https://venturebeat.com/2022/03/06/convelio-which-automates-shipping-processes-for-luxury-goods-raises-35m/

      #French #startup @convelio is enabling auction houses, #galleries and private #art collectors to access instant quoting tool for logistics services and has now raised $35 million #funding
      Story: @megha_tech
      https://tech.eu/2022/03/07/paris-startup-brushes-off-35-million-to-bring-disruptive-logistics-technology-in-art-and-antiques

      This fine-art shipping startup counts Sotheby's and Christie's among its customers. We got an exclusive look at the 18-slide pitch deck Convelio used to raise $35 million. http://www.businessinsider.com/fine-art-shipping-startup-convelio-35-million-pitch-deck-2022-3

      We are delighted to announce that Elder is a finalist for the @HealthInvestor UK Awards 2022 in the category: Domiciliary Care Provider of the Year 🎉

      #HIAwards22

      Portfolio insights🇩🇪 B2B is hard?! #Vimcar's redefining business mobility with a seamless #SaaS solution since 2012, supporting corporates like @Zalando @allianz_de @HerthaBSC & SMEs to make #fleetmanagement more efficient: https://youtu.be/xF0GFVPwv2A #sustainablegrowth #since1999🚀

      Yesterday Elder employees had the pleasure of a fireside chat with our Chairman Stephen Murphy.

      Stephen was the Group CEO of Virgin Group from 2005-2011 having succeeded the Founder, Sir Richard Branson.