London-based Perlego has secured a £500,000 seed round for its e-book platform, which is meant to help students with expensive textbook prices. Private angels from the United Kingdom, Belgium and France participated in the round. The company had previously raised an angel investment round in August 2016.
Lending platform Funding Circle has raised $100 million (£82 million) in a fresh funding round led by Accel along with several other investors. Investors in the round include Baillie Gifford, DST Global, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Rocket Internet, Sands Capital Ventures, Temasek, and Union Square Ventures – all previous investors. Funding Circle, based in London, […]
Julie Hansen, former president and COO of Business Insider, has joined Babbel as its CEO for the US. Hansen will be based in the New York office and will lead the language learning app as it continues its growth in the US market. Thomas Holl, previous head for the US, will be transitioning to the […]
German healthtech app Lifetime once again raises money after its last financing round a year ago, this time for €1 million. The investment comes from Thieme and High-Tech Gründerfonds, with the participation of some business angels.
Israeli startup Corephotonics, which is developing dual camera technologies for smartphones, has raised $15 million in a new round. This brings the total raised by the Tel Aviv based company to more than $50 million. Investors in the current round included Samsung Ventures, iPhone manufacturer Foxconn and chipmaker MediaTek.
Berlin-based recreational vehicle rental and hiring company Campanda has raised €10 million in a Series B funding round led by Michelin Travel Partner.
London-based events discovery app Revl has raised £2.4 million in seed funding, officially leaving stealth mode. The investors have not been disclosed.