Growth stage funding picks up in Europe

Growth stage or growth equity tech investing is on the rise in Europe. According to Invest Europe, growth investments rose 11% year-on-year in 2015 to reach €6.5 billion ($7.3 billion), reflecting the increasing number of European companies leaving their startup years behind them to embark on the next stage of their life cycle.

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Here are three things you should think about when fundraising for your company

At Highland Europe, one of the things we’re most often asked about is how to fundraise successfully. From selecting the right investors in the first place - and how to engineer introductions to them - to getting the market timing right, raising investment can often seem a bit like a game of snakes and ladders, with a few extra snakes thrown in for good measure. It needn’t be, so long as you get the fundamentals right.

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AMCS Group acquires GMT Europe

AMCS Group, of Limerick, Ireland, the leading supplier of software and vehicle technology for the waste and recycling industry, has acquired Amsterdam-based industry specialist GMT Europe from Amsterdam investment company Nedvest.

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