French VC Aster raises €240 million to invest in energy and mobility

Paris-based VC firm Aster has raised €240 million to invest in energy transition and mobility companies. The firm plans to back companies in Europe and the US (with “potential for action in Asia”), investing anywhere between €250,000 and €15 million at the seed and growth stages. Through its “Business Hub” acceleration platform, Aster will help […]

Cleaning services marketplace Book A Tiger raises €8 million

Book A Tiger has raised €8 million in Series B funding to digitalise the cleaning services market. The investment comes from new investors Atami Capital and Davidson Technology Growth and previous backers DN Capital and Target Global. Book A Tiger, from Germany, is an online platform for booking cleaning services for households and businesses. It […]

Swiss medical device company Xeltis raises €45 million Series C round

Medical device firm Xeltis, from Switzerland, has raised €45 million in Series C funding. The lead investor in the round has not been named. Ysios, (LSP, Kurma Partners, VI Partners) and a number of private investors also participated. According to Xeltis, this is the largest funding round for a European private medical device company in […]

Al analytics startup Logz.io raises $23 million Series C round

Israel’s Logz.io, an AI analytics startup, has raised $23 million. The Series C round was led by OpenView with participation from 83North, Giza, and Vintage Investment Partners. Logz.io builds an AI-powered log analysis platform for gathering insights from large batches of data. According to the company, its revenue has tripled year-on-year but did not provide […]

Morressier raises $1.7 million to connect academic conferences and attendees

Edtech company Morressier, a platform to connect academic conferences, has raised $1.7 million in a round led by Redalpine with participation from Jan Reichelt, cofounder of academic network Mendeley, and Jan Maier, cofounder of AVEDAS. The Berlin company has built a SaaS-based platform for sharing offline academic conference material. According to the company, the current […]

Inato raises €1.3 million to make clinical trials more efficient

Inato has raised €1.3 million for its AI-based data collection tool for the pharmaceutical sector from Serena Capital, Fly Ventures, Kima Ventures, Talend cofounder Bertrand Diard, and Criteo cofounder Franck le Ouay. According to the Paris-based company, the tool collects and analyses data for site selection and patient recruitment in clinical trials, helping to accelerate […]

Medigate raises $5.35 million to help secure medical devices from attack

Medigate, an Israeli medical device cybersecurity company, has raised $5.35 million in seed funding led by YL Ventures with additional funding from Blumberg Capital. Cyberattacks on connected medical devices are on the rise putting patient privacy and electronic medical records at risk. Medical devices require extra care because they cannot be patched as quickly regular […]