German startup Getsurance gets €2 million to launch digital disability insurance

Berlin-based insurtech startup Getsurance has raised €2 million in a seed funding round. The investment comes from Picus Capital, the investment company of Alexander Samwer, the IBB affiliate and the Swiss Postfinance bank. Last May, shortly after the launch of Getsurance, the founders received €500,000 euros in an angel investment from the managers of the rating agency Franke and Bornberg.

UK startup Babylon Health raises $60 million for its AI-based medical app

UK medtech startup Babylon Health has raised $60 million for its AI-based medical advice app. The investment comes from NNS holdings, Vostok New Ventures, and existing investor Kinnevik. The Financial Times reports that this round also included particiation from Sawiris, an Egyptian billionaire business family. Last year Babylon raised $25 million in Series A Funding. This lastest round brings the company’s valuation to $200 million, according to the FT.

HR tech startup hibob raises $17.5 million in Series A round

London-based hibob, a cloud-based HR and benefits platforms, has raised $17.5 million in a Series A round led by Battery Ventures. Eight Roads Ventures, Arbor Ventures, and Bessemer Venture Partners participated in the round. The company launched its services last year and counts Wieden+Kennedy and Receipt Bank among its client base, which pays between £5-7 […]

Proximi.io raises fresh round of funding for its mobile positioning platform

Finland’s Proximi.io, an indoor and outdoor positioning platform, has raised a new round of funding led by Butterfly Ventures. The terms of the round have not been disclosed. The investment is the first in the latest €24 million fund from Oulu-based VC Butterfly Ventures. The Helsinki-based startup has created a platform, launched last year, for […]

Prezi announces new products and AR ambitions

Hungarian/American company Prezi has announced its newest presentation platform product Prezi Next and will demonstrate its AR presentation technology this week at TED Vancouver. Prezi makes products for creating and analysing presentations. Prezi Next, it said, has integrated new editing and analytics functions that make the product more intuitive. It’s aimed at both individual users […]

LoveCrafts raises £26 million for its crafts social site

LoveCrafts, a social platform for crafts, has raised £26 million in a round led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) with participation from previous investors Balderton and Highland Europe. London-based LoveCrafts is an online community for makers to interact, buy supplies, and sell designs. With this new investment, which is one of the biggest in a […]