UK-based e-book platform Perlego has raised £500,000

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.

Israeli phone camera startup Corephotonics raises $15 million

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.