UK-based OLIO, a food sharing app for reducing food waste, has raised $2.2 million in funding from several investors. The app, which was launched in the UK last year by cofounders Tessa Cook and Saasha Celestial-One, is used by neighbours to share unwanted or unused food around the local community. OLIO’s Food Waste Heroes Programme […]
UK-based Vector Watch has been acquired by Fitbit, a San Francisco-based company specializing in fitness wearables. The amount of the deal has not been disclosed.
London-based Babel Systems, a processing platform for equities and bonds, has been acquired by Californian financial software provider InvestCloud for $20 million.
Amsterdam-based myTomorrows, a platform to help patients and doctors access drugs in development, has closed a €10 million growth funding round. The round was led by EQT Ventures and Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing investors Balderton Capital and Sofinnova Partners.
French fintech startup Bankin’, an app that facilitates money management, announced the closing of a third round of €7 million. The round was led by Omnes Capital, with participation from CommerzVentures, NewTech Generation and business angels. The company had already raised €1.4 million in 2015. The new investment brings the total raised to €8.4 million
Team8, a cybersecurity startup builder based in Israel, has announced a new round of funding from Microsoft Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures but has not disclosed any figures. The funding follows a $23 million round in February of last year from other high profile investors including AT&T, Nokia, and Accenture. The addition of Microsoft and Qualcomm […]
Italy’s Buzzoole, a big data-powered marketing platform, has raised $830,000 through a convertible note from Russian fund Impulse VC and Switzerland’s R301 Capital. The Naples-based startup intends to further its funding to about $1.6 million within the next 18 months with possibly more investors involved. Since founding in 2013, Buzzoole has opened offices in Rome […]