We review the main M&A operations (mergers and acquisitions), purchase of companiesetc.) that have taken place in Europe in recent years in the retail software sector. In addition, we analyse the capital injection of private equity funds METRO and Techstars in the Portuguese company Sensei.
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We review the main M&A deals that have taken place in Europe in recent years in the retail software sector. In addition, we analyse the capital injection by private equity funds METRO and Techstars in Portugal's Sensei.
SenseiData is a Lisbon-based Portuguese startup specialising in retail software that provides accurate in-store analytics to understand customer behaviour. Its software allows you to discover who enters your shop, what drives their journey through your store and how to convert potential customers into valuable loyal customers.
With Sensei's analytics platform and customised marketing tools, you can implement relevant changes to grow your shop's sales. This technology, consisting of cameras, sensors and routers placed throughout the shop, allows:
METRO Accelerator, Powered by Techstars is a three-month, mentor-driven accelerator programme aimed at helping their startups grow. The programme is run as a strategic partnership between METRO and Techstars: the startup benefits from the expertise of both companies to innovate, accelerate, fund and grow its business solutions.
As a leader in the wholesale and food sector, METRO provides market-focused opportunities and partnerships. A dedicated METRO team joins as mentors for each group of startups and founders can count on access to the collective knowledge of some of METRO Group's top leaders.
Techstars is a global network that helps startups grow into viable businesses, through partners and mentors who help make it happen. Each year, Techstars chooses over 300 companies to join its three-month accelerator driven by mentors, industry experts, tech innovators and experienced entrepreneurs, investing $120,000 and providing access to the Techstars Network for life.
SenseiData, a Portugal-based retail software solutions company, has received a capital injection from two private equity funds belonging to METRO and Techstars. The value of the deal has not been disclosed.
GPI acquires the 60% from Spain's Hemasoft, specialising in software for blood banks.
Kantox, the fintech company, turns to software technology and receives €5M
Splio, the retail marketing software receives €10M
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