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.
Not including the new funding, Spotify had a valuation of $8 billion, according to CNBC, citing unnamed sources. The company’s previous funding round from 2013 of $250 million put the valuation at more than $4 billion.
Rocket Internet’s food delivery service Foodpanda has landed a massive new round of funding led by Goldman Sachs.
The $100 million round for Berlin-based Foodpanda is the latest sign of how the global food delivery wars are attracting big bets. It comes on the heels of another $110 million round Foodpanda raised in March, an investment that helped it buy competing food-delivery services in India, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Wahanda raises $46M for its hair and beauty marketplace
Wahanda, an online marketplace for hair and beauty has secured $46 million in funding from the Japan-based Recruit Holdings. The investment has landed Recruit Holdings a majority stake in the company.
The London-based company has raised a total of $83 million to date.
This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.