The e-commerce logistics network took further aim at Amazon’s Prime services with new funding from Raiffeisen Bank International.

Byrd, a Vienna-based e-commerce logistics company, hauled in $56m in series C funding from investors including financial services company Raiffeisen Bank International, another in a growing list of startups challenging  Amazon’s next-day fulfilment network.

The round comes on the heels of e-commerce platform Shopify’s $2.1bn cash and stock acquisition of logistics services provider Deliverr, which is also meant to close the gap between Shopify and Amazon.

Founded in 2016, Byrd helps online sellers provide next-day delivery for customers, with a…

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Fernando Moncada Rivera

Fernando Moncada Rivera is a reporter at Global Corporate Venturing and also host of the CVC Unplugged podcast.