Fintech startup Anyfin raises €4.8 million for loan refinancing app

Swedish fintech startup Anyfin has raised €4.8 million led by Accel and Northzone with Global Founders Capital and angel investors participating in the Series A round. Launched late last year, Anyfin is a mobile app for consumers refinancing loans. The app uses AI to allow users to take a picture of their loan statement with […]

Finnish adtech startup Thirdpresence raises $2.4 million in seed funding

Adtech startup Thirdpresence has raised $2.4 million in a seed round led by Inventure. Helsinki-based Thirdpresence builds a proprietary AI programmatic advertising solution that improves ad relevancy, viewability, and brand safety. The company claims to have a 96% viewability rate and is certified by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry transparency group. “Our […]

French machine vision startup Prophesee raises $19 million for its Series B round

Prophesee, the machine vision startup formerly known as Chronocam, has raised $19 million in initial funding for its Series B round led by an unnamed investor from the electronics industry with participation from 360 Capital Partners, Supernova Invest, iBionext, Intel Capital, Renault Group, and Robert Bosch Venture Capital. The Paris-based startup’s machine vision technology, which […]

StatusToday raises $3.91 million to improve employee productivity with AI

AI startup StatusToday has raised $3.91 million led by LocalGlobe with participation from Notion Capital and Firstminute Capital. London-based StatusToday is building an AI solution that monitors how employees are working to identify risks and breaches and where improvements can be made. The service is free to use but the startup expects to add paid-for […]

Scotland’s Mallzee raises £1.9 million for its retail data solution

Retail tech startup Mallzee, from Edinburgh, has raised £1.9 million from SIB, Par Equity, Equity Gap, and London Scottish Investment Group, bringing its total funding to £5 million. The new funds will be used to boost sales of its Product Future service, which helps retailers leverage and make sense of consumer preference data. The solution […]

Fenestra raises $1.5 million to bring ad buying to the blockchain

Adtech startup Fenestra, based in London, has raised $1.5 million in funding from angel investors. The names of the investors have not been disclosed. The startup, launched by the cofounders of Base79 (acquired by Brave Bison in 2014), is using blockchain technology to make media buying more transparent in an industry, it says, is too […]

Finnish games studio Small Giant raises $41 million in fresh funding

Helsinki-based gaming company Small Giant Games has raised $41 million led by EQT Ventures with participation from Creandum, Spintop Ventures, and PROfounders. The company will use the new funds to expand its developer and graphic design team with a view to reaching international markets with its Empires & Puzzle RPG game and forthcoming titles. Empire […]