Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.
In the latest sign of startup momentum in India, Ola said today it has raised $400 million to expand its transportation platform into at least 100 new cities this year in its home country.
The last Series E round announced today was led by Russia’s DST Global, but also included funding from GIC, Falcon Edge Capital, plus previous investors such as SoftBank Group, Tiger Global, Steadview Capital and Accel Partners.
Today, David and Alan Tisch announced that they’ve raised $25 million in investor funding for their mobile shopping app Spring. The app is also now available on Android phones.
The cash will be used to expand the app’s reach internationally.
Thiel’s Valar Ventures announced today it has led a $10.6 million investment round for Berlin’s Number26. It’s Valar’s second investment in a European startup and comes just months after Thiel described Europe’s startup ecosystem as a “slacker with low expectations.”
In the latest sign that Europe’s financial tech scene is heating up, Ireland’s CurrencyFair has raised $10.6 million in a round led by the U.K.’s Octopus Investments.
“The money transfer sector has seen a lot of attention recently, with customers beginning to realize the high fees charged by banks when sending money internationally,” said CurrencyFair chief executive Brett Meyers in a press release.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.
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