Gorillas raises $290mn series B round

German grocery delivery startup Gorillas has raised a USD 250mn series B round and is Europe’s fastest unicorn to surpass a USD 1bn. Existing investors Coatue Management and Atlantic Food Labs invested, and other investors were Tencent Greenoaks and Fifth Wall.

The startup was founded in May last year in Berlin by Kağan Sümer and Jörg Kattner. It now has a presence in twelve cities that include Munich, London and Amsterdam.