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Vantage Power closes GBP2.5m funding round

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 09:35

Vantage Power, a London-based hybrid powertrain manufacturer for buses, has secured GBP2.5 million in funding with the former CEO of Barclays Corporate Banking, John Winter, leading the round. »

Social video publisher Keli Network completes USD2m fundraising

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:51

Keli Network, a video publisher that builds vertical social channels and distributes content aimed at millennials, has raised USD2 million from investors including Partech Ventures, Broadway Video Ventures, OneRagTime (the venture platform co-founded by Jean-Marie Messier), and several angel investors. »

Reactec completes GBP700,000 funding round

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:31

Reactec, a provider of monitoring and management support solutions for hand and arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) – one of the most common industrial diseases in the UK – has completed a further GBP700,000 round of fundraising. »

Pricoa Capital invests in 118 Group

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 13:20

118 Group has attracted investment from Pricoa Capital Group, the private debt and risk capital investment arm of Prudential Financial’s investment management business PGIM. »

Suir Valley Ventures invests in educational VR company

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 14:39

Venture capital fund Suir Valley Ventures, which was launched in partnership with Shard Capital Partners in February 2017, has made its first investment in Immersive VR Education (IVRE), a developer of virtual reality (VR) software and immersive experiences with a specific focus on education.  »

Quantexa raises USD3.3m in Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:42

Quantexa has closed a USD3.3 million Series A investment, led by Albion Ventures and HSBC with the new capital set to be used to further accelerate product development and international expansion. »

Latin American VC firms invest in MPOWER Financing

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 08:13

VARIV Capital, a Latin America venture capital firm, and Chilango Ventures, an investment firm with offices in San Francisco and Mexico City, have invested in MPOWER Financing. »

AI-based legal research firm Casetext closes USD12m in funding

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 08:02

In one of the largest investments in the legal tech industry to date, Casetext, which provides artificial intelligence (AI)-based legal research technology for lawyers, has closed on a USD12 million Series B funding round. »

Rail Supply Growth Fund provides Penso funding package

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 16:42

The recently launched Rail Supply Growth Fund, managed by Finance Birmingham, has provided a funding package to Penso to fast track the company’s production of new composite doors for trains.  »

Elvie secures GBP5m Series A funding round led by Octopus Ventures

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:03

Elvie, the female-led British company dedicated to developing smarter technology for women’s health and lifestyle, has raised GBP5 million in a series A funding round led by Octopus Ventures with participation from female focused VC AllBright. »

Gro Solutions secures USD4.25m financing led by TTV Capital

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:03

Gro Solutions, a provider of digital growth solutions for banks and credit unions, has closed a USD4.25 million round of funding led by Atlanta-based TTV Capital with additional investments from BIP Capital, C&B Capital and BLH Venture Partners. »

Reduxio raises USD22m in Series C financing

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 10:32

Reduxio Systems, a specialist in storage and data management solutions for the enterprise with to-the-second BackDating recovery capability, has secured USD22.5 million of Series C funding in a round anticipated to total up to USD32 million. »

BGF backs Sentric Music with GBP3m investment

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:14

BGF has backed Sentric Music with an initial investment of GBP3 million to help accelerate the publisher’s international expansion plans, as well as forming a partnership to fund future acquisitions. »

Advicenne closes EUR16m financing round

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:12

Advicenne, a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of paediatric friendly therapeutics for the treatment of orphan renal and neurological diseases, has closed a EUR16 million financing round. »

Beaubridge leads GBP2.5m Florismart fundraising

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 08:57

Private equity firm Beaubridge is leading a GBP2.5 million investment in Florismart, an online marketplace connecting florists throughout Europe. »

MultiX raises EUR3.5 million with Omnes Capital and long-standing investors

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:18

MultiX, a provider of spectroscopic x-ray imaging for airport security and non-destructive testing applications, has raised EUR3.5 million in a new financing round led by with its long-standing investors and two newcomers – Omnes Capital and H3C (private investor). »

Robotics start-up Makeblock raises over USD30m in Series B funding

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 08:48

Makeblock, a STEM education and robotics start-up, has closed a USD30 million Series B round at a USD200 million valuation led by Evolution Media China and Shenzhen Capital Group. »

eGenesis secures USD38m financing led by Biomatics and ARCH

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:55

eGenesis has raised USD38 million in a Series A financing co-led by Biomatics Capital and ARCH Venture Partners. »

CEFIF invests in three fintech companies

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:52

CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund (CEFIF), a venture fund investing in growth-stage fintech companies in China and globally, has made investments in three new fintech companies. »

HIG BioHealth invests in VertiFlex

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 13:33

HIG BioHealth Partners, the healthcare investment affiliate of private equity firm HIG Capital, has led a USD40 million investment in VertiFlex, a producer of minimally invasive interventions for spinal stenosis. »

LivingLens secures GBP1.3m funding and looks to expand to the US

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 10:11

LivingLens, a software provider of video mining and analytics technologies, has secured a further GBP1.3 million in funding from the Angel CoFund plus further angels including marketeers and ex-city financiers. »

Cawood Scientific in buy-out with Inflexion

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 10:01

Cawood Scientific, the UK’s largest independent provider of analytical laboratory testing services for land based industries, has partnered with Inflexion to support its next phase of growth. »

Visier closes USD45m in financing

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 09:35

Visier, provider of a people strategy platform, has closed USD45 million in Series D financing, led by Sorenson Capital with participation from existing investors Foundation Capital, Summit Partners and Adams Street Partners. »

Diamond raises over USD2m led by Joe Lonsdale

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 09:11

Personal data management company Diamond has raised over USD2 million in funding to create a single access point for all cloud-based email, data storage services and personal devices. »

Freetrade raises GBP1.1 million in 12 days in new crowdfund campaign

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 08:30

Freetrade, an app-only stockbroker service designed to democratise access to the stock market by offering zero commission on global transactions, has raised GBP1.1 million within 12 days of its second Crowdcube crowd fundraising campaign. »

Inflexion invests in K2 Partnering Solutions

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 13:09

Funds advised by Inflexion have completed a minority investment in K2 Partnering Solutions. »

Shore Capital Partners forms EyeSouth Partners

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 12:44

Shore Capital Partners has formed EyeSouth Partners and completed a strategic partnership with Georgia Eye Partners. »

TA Associates invests in Ideal Cures

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:46

Growth private equity firm TA Associates has completed an investment in Ideal Cures Private Limited, a supplier of ready-to-use coating products and excipients for tablets and capsules to the pharmaceutical and allied industries. »

Wazoku secures funding from Barclays

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 09:20

Wazoku, a crowdsourcing company and provider of collaborative innovation software, has received new venture debt finance from Barclays of GBP680,000. »

Streetbees raises USD5.1m in seed funding

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 09:17

Global research platform Streetbees has raised USD5.1 million in seed funding. »

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