AthenaStudies, an Amsterdam-based startup providing tutoring and exam prepping services for university students, has received €1 million funding from Axivate Capital. The company says it will use the money to expand into Germany.


The Amsterdam-based travel startup Bidroom has announced it has raised a €15 million investment. Bidroom is a membership-based hotel platform that offers reduced rates without commission charged. The identities of the investors are as yet undisclosed.


Bitcoin and blockchain tech firm Bitfury has raised $80 million in a closed funding round. This news comes shortly after the company acquired stakes in the Swiss company Final Frontier.


The Amsterdam-based FinTech startup Dyme has secured investment from the Amsterdam Student Investment Fund (ASIF), a venture capital fund run by four students that invests exclusively in startups founded or co-founded by students or recent graduates in Amsterdam. This is ASIF’s first deal. Dyme’s app utilises advanced machine learning algorithms to provide an overview of users’ recurring expenses, enabling them to easily switch or cancel subscriptions.