Australian technology company Calix Limited (ASX: CXL) (“Calix” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce global decarbonisation investor Carbon Direct Capital Management has invested EUR15 million for a 6.98 per cent equity stake in Calix subsidiary, the LEILAC Group, which is dedicated to the commercialisation and ongoing development of Calix’s LEILAC CO2 capture technology.
Technology & Software
A platform that helps parents and students to find online tutors has raised a further GBP3 million investment amidst a boom in business following the pandemic.
Ropes & Gray has advised Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) in connection with an investment by Aeternum Capital, Government Pension Fund Norway (Folketrygdfondet), Vind, GIC and certain existing institutional investors in Visma – a provider of business-critical software to private and public companies in Europe.
Nordic Capital Evolution has signed an agreement to invest in the fintech company Qred. The investment will be made in partnership with Qred’s management and founders, with the goal of continuing to significantly expand the business across Europe together.
Independent Iberian alternative assets manager GED Capital has added three new technology startups to the portfolio of its Conexo Ventures fund – Vonzu, Pridactect and Feedzai.
Fulfilld, a US based warehouse management orchestration platform, has raised USD2.5 million in an oversubscribed seed funding round led by TenOneTen Ventures and co-led by Pi Labs, Europe’s most active proptech VC.
Aviva Technology Holding has secured USD26.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Dr Sehat Sutardja and Weili Dai (Founders of Marvell Technology Group) and other prominent semiconductor industry investors with participation from SAFE round investors.
Seqera Labs – a provider of data orchestration and workflow software for life sciences – has raised USD5.5 million in seed funding. The round was co-led by European VCs Talis Capital and Speedinvest, with participation from existing investor BoxOne Ventures.
ARQIS has advised London Stock Exchange listed Oxford Metrics on the indirect acquisition of Contemplas, a specialist in video-based movement analysis.
Craft Prospect Ltd (CPL) has secured a significant investment from Capital for Colleagues plc (C4C), a business that focuses exclusively on advice, investment and support for Employee Owned Businesses (EOBs). Craft Prospect employs 20, based at the former headquarters of the Fairfield Shipyards in Govan, Glasgow.