Rental management startup Airsorted secures £5 million

Airsorted, an Airbnb management service, has raised £5 million in Series A funding from Pi Labs and Atami Capital. On top of the Series A round, the UK company is hoping to raise a further £1 million in a crowdfunding campaign. Airsorted is a platform for managing guest bookings, from maintenance to liaising with guests, […]

French photo startup Cheerz acquired by photography giant Cewe for €45 million

German photography company Cewe has acquired French social photo printing startup Cheerz for €45 million. Cheerz, based in France and founded in 2012, develops mobile-to-print devices where users can print off photo albums, calendar, and magnets direct from their phone. It has raised €6 million in venture funding from IronCapital and Serena Capital. The acquisition […]

UK software company Flint acquired by US rival Neverware

Flint Innovations, the UK-based software startup that develops Flint OS, has been acquired by US competitor Neverware. No terms for the deal, which is expected to close in late March, have been disclosed. Flint OS is a Chromium operating system that launched just last year. Neverware develops the CloudReady operating system, also built on Chromium, […]

France’s Scalefast raises further $2 million for its Series A round

Scalefast, a French-founded ecommerce startup, has raised an additional $2 million for its Series A round, bringing the total investment to $8 million. The round is led by Benhamou Global Ventures with participation from Adara Ventures, B&Y, French Partners, and CIC Capital. It initially raised $6 million late last year in the round. The company, […]

UK cybersecurity firm Netsparker raises $40 million in new funding round

UK-based cybersecurity firm Netsparker has landed a $40 million funding round led by private equity fund Turn/River Capital. The fresh injection of capital will be invested in the London company’s enterprise security product and marketing efforts with a view to reaching more global markets. Its solution is used in enterprise infrastructures for early detection of […]