Kindaba, an Edinburgh-based private visual messenger for families, has announced a new investment from Skyscanner founder Gareth Williams to grow their user base and development capabilities. A product of Edinburgh’s Seed Haus accelerator, Kindaba offers families a way to stay connected without the intrusion of advertisements. The initial concept for the company began in 2015, when […]
Exclusive: Munich-based impact VC firm Ananda Impact Ventures has secured €50 million for its third fund, bringing the total amount under its management to €80 million across three funds. Among the limited partners of the new fund are the European Investment Fund (EIF), the UK-based impact player Big Society Capital (BSC), and several private investors. […]
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Paris-based industrial energy efficiency-focused startup METRON has landed €8 million in funding from BNP Paribas, Financière Fonds Privés, and the existing shareholder Breed Reply. This round brings the total amount raised by METRON to some €12 million. The METRON-EVA (Energy Virtual Assistant) platform provides real-time mapping of energy flows for factory floors and other industrial […]
On this episode, we’re discussing some the week’s most interesting stories, from Apple to HelloFresh to Pitch. Check out an interview with Semyon Dukach, a former pro-level blackjack player, entrepreneur, investor, and big believer in immigrant founders.
Israeli-founded open source security management company WhiteSource has raised $35 million in a funding round led by Susquehanna Growth Equity, with participation by existing investors 83North and M12 (formerly known as Microsoft Ventures). This capital injection brings the total amount attracted by the company to $46 million. WhiteSource works with enterprise customers to monitor and […]
Barcelona-based Zhilabs, an AI-based network analytics and customer experience management startup, has been acquired by Samsung Electronics for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will help Samsung to expand its 5G offerings in automation and network analytics. In the 5G era, AI-based automation will play a central role in the introduction of new services such as industrial […]