Growth Tribe raises €3 million to ramp up digital skills training

Amsterdam-based startup Growth Tribe, which offers specialised digital training in a large range of fields, has announced that it raised €3 million in its first funding round. The investment was led by Rinkelberg Capital Ltd, a London-based investment firm that’s behind a number of previous Amsterdam-based startup success stories. Growth Tribe has benefitted from the boost to online learning caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, which has led many to take up remote training, both privately and professionally. The startup plans to further develop its platform and portfolio while expanding internationally by creating internal academies for large companies.

€24 million for Otrium to expand its online fashion marketplace

Otrium, an e-commerce startup hosting a fashion marketplace that sells excess inventory after a fashion season has ended, has raised €24 million in Series B funding to fuel further international expansion. Otrium’s platform allows brands to manage unsold stock and then markets it to one million registered users.

VanMoof raises €12.5 million to drive international expansion

The Dutch bike designer VanMoof, a startup that markets its bikes with a direct-to-consumer sales model and specialises in enhancing electric bikes with user-controllable technology, has raised €12.5 million in funding from Balderton Capital and assembly partner SINBON Electronics.

WordProof receives a $50,000 grant

Amsterdam-based developer WordProof has received funding from the EOS VC Grants Programme, which is headed by blockchain software publisher Block.one. The $50,000 grant aims to promote global entrepreneurship and the growth of the open-source community using the EOSIO protocol.

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