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Venture capital firm MetaProp closes USD100m third fund for investment in early-stage PropTech

Venture capital firm MetaProp closes USD100m third fund for investment in early-stage PropTech

MetaProp, the New York-based PropTech venture capital firm, today announced the closing of its latest real estate technology seed fund. The oversubscribed USD100 million MetaProp Ventures III, LP (Fund III) is more than two and a half times the size of MetaProp's second fund, which closed at USD40 million in 2018. 

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LDC invests GBP13m in Hybrid

LDC invests GBP13m in Hybrid

Mid-market private equity firm LDC has invested GBP13 million in digital media company Hybrid. LDC’s investment will support Hybrid’s existing management team to grow and develop the business organically and explore targeted acquisitions.

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OCR Labs raises EUR12.5m Series A to launch its Digital ID verification solution in the UK

OCR Labs raises EUR12.5m Series A to launch its Digital ID verification solution in the UK

OCR Labs has announced a EUR12.5 million Series A round led by Turkish investors the Oyak Group, to expand its services and team to the UK and Turkish markets. The Australian founded company is viewed as a world leader in the digital ID verification space, solving major challenges including identity fraud and regulatory compliance, using its proprietary technology. 

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Novo Holdings acquires BBI Group

Novo Holdings acquires BBI Group

Novo Holdings A/S, a global life sciences investor, has acquired BBI Group (BBI), a supplier of products and services to the global diagnostics and life sciences industries, from Exponent for an enterprise value of over GBP400 million.

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General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

General Atlantic leads USD100m investment in Fresha

Fresha, a beauty and wellness software platform, announced today a USD100 million Series C investment led by General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, with strategic participation from Huda Kattan of HB Investments and the founder of Huda Beauty, as well as Michael Zeisser of FMZ Ventures, former Chairman Investments at Alibaba Group and Jonathan Green of Lugard Road Capital.