Vital Capital, an impact investor that has been working with companies in sub-Saharan Africa for more than a decade, has approved two new loans from its Vital Impact Relief Facility (VIRF), which was launched last year to help fundamentally sound African businesses navigate short-term challenges.
Coupay has secured GBP200,000 pre-seed funding from early-stage venture capitalist SFC Capital and leading tech founders and angels including serial entrepreneur Will Wynne of Smart Pension, Arena Flowers and Trulience.
Upflow has raised USD15 million to 'revolutionise' how B2B companies get paid. The company provides a SaaS solution that enables companies to radically modernise their entire cash-cycle, and effortlessly collect customer payments. Upflow now processes more than USD200 million worth of invoices a month, for over 1.5 million transacting companies.
Scurri, a cloud-based software provider connecting and optimising the eCommerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process, has secured a EUR9 million in an investment round led by Gresham House Ventures.
Build-to-rent and PBSA investor Amro Partners has launched a venture capital arm in order to invest in proptech and fintech start-ups that are looking to solve pain points in property deal processes.
Immersive Labs, the company empowering organisations to measure and improve cybersecurity skills across technical and non-technical teams, has closed a USD75 million Series C funding round led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
ENSO, which is developing a revolutionary EV tyre that can increase the distance that an electric vehicle can travel and at the same time reduce tyre pollution (air and micro plastic pollution), has launched a crowdfunding campaign via the Crowdcube platform.
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.
Fuel Ventures, an early-stage VC focusing on tech-enabled businesses, has announced a new GBP45 million investment fund.
Connection Capital, the specialist private client investment business, has secured an opportunity for private investors to participate in a tech-focused venture capital (VC) fund managed by top quartile, VC fund manager, DN Capital – the third time it has done so in four years.