London-based ultrafast delivery startup Zapp has secured another $200 million of funding to continue expansion in Europe, including from an unlikely source – Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time world champion was among a group of more familiar names in Zapp’s Series B funding round, led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, 468 Capital and Broadlight Capital. The company did not...
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