Berlin-based on-demand delivery startup Gorillas has raised $290M (€244M). According to the company, this round makes it the fastest unicorn in Europe to surpass a $1B valuation. The round was led by repeat investor Coatue Management, DST Global, Tencent. Greenoaks, Fifth Wall, Dragoneer, along with previous investor Atlantic Food Labs also participated in this round.
Following the Series B round, the company will distribute $1M in bonuses to its community of riders and its staff at their micro fulfilment centres. In early December 2020, the company closed its $44M Series A. Since then, Gorillas has grown tenfold.