The Hotels Network raises $3.7 million for its suite of hotel industry software

The Hotels Network, a Barcelona-based startup making software for hotels, has raised $3.7 million led by Seaya Ventures with the participation from SeedRocket 4Founders and NFX. The company develops software for hotels to increase direct bookings, manage reviews and prices with access to tools for predictive analytics and personalising their websites and booking services. According […]

Norwegian design startup Wake acquired by InVision

Wake, a Norwegian-founded design platform, has been acquired by US digital design software firm InVision. No terms were disclosed. Wake develops tools for product designers to share their work and updates with others in the same organisation to keep each other abreast of work in progress and what might need to change. Its customers include […]

Samsung partners with Tel Aviv-based audio search startup AudioBurst, invests $4.6 million

Editor’s note: This exclusive article from CTech (Tofi Stoler) was syndicated with permission. Samsung has invested $4.6 million as part of a partnership with AudioBurst, a Tel Aviv-based startup that develops an audio content search engine. AudioBurst announced the partnership on Wednesday. As part of the partnership, AudioBurst’s technology will be integrated into Samsung’s products […]

Israel’s Verbit raises $11 million for its AI transcription software

Verbit, a transcription software startup from Israel, has announced a $11 million seed round from HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, Vertex Ventures, and Orzyn Capital. The company, founded last year, develops software for transcribing audio and video content using AI; though it also uses human editors to make corrections and help refine the algorithms. It claims that […]

Medtech startup UgenTec raises €7.5 million for its DNA analysis software

Belgian medtech startup UgenTec has raised €7.5 million from investment firm LRM, IMEC, KU Leuven Gemma Frisius Fund, KU Leuven, and biotech investors Annie Vereecken and Herman Verrelst. The startup develops software using AI, called FastFinder, for analysing polymerase chain reaction, a common method of analysing DNA for infectious diseases and in oncology. According to […]

Productive Mobile raises €3.4 million for its automation software

Berlin automation software startup Productive Mobile has raised €3.4 million led by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures with participation from Hans Georg Näder, CEO of the Ottobock Group. The startup builds software for automating certain human processes but not completely replacing them. The field is known as Human Process Augmentation (HPA) and helps companies make simple applications […]