UK sports platform Minute Media raises $15 million

UK-based Minute Media, a fan-driven sports media platform, has closed a $15 million investment round. This brings the total raised by the startup to $60 million. Minute Media plans to use the funds to expand into key global markets ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Investors in the round include Qumra Capital, and existing investors Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital and ProSieben.

UK call analytics firm IOVOX raises $10 million in debt and equity

UK-based IOVOX, a call analytics company, has raised $10 million in both equity and debt financing from Octopus Ventures, SF Capital, and Silicon Valley Bank. The company said the round is 90% equity. IOVOX’s technology is used by businesses to track their call data, especially inbound sales, but now intends to expand that remit. Its […]

Fashion ecommerce sites MODOMOTO and The Cloakroom raise €6 million

German men’s online fashion ecommerce company Curated Shopping Group, which operates MODOMOTO and The Cloakroom, has raised its first round of funding of €6 million from Auden AG. The company, which has eschewed funding up until this point, has 250 employees and 400,000 customers it said, boosted by the acquisition of Dutch competitor The Cloakroom […]

Fintech startup Pleo raises a further $3.25 million for its seed round

Danish fintech startup Pleo has raised an additional $3.25 million for its seed round, originally announced last year, bringing the total investment to $5.5 million. This round was led by Creandum along with Seedcamp and Founders. The startup, which provides a subscription-based platform for companies to automate expenses, first announced the seed funding round last […]

NewsWhip raises $6.4 million to expand its media content analytics platform

Irish media content analytics firm NewsWhip has raised $6.4 million in a Series A round from Tribal Ventures, The Associated Press, clients of Cantor Fitzgerald, and Asahi Shimbun. Other investors Enterprise Ireland, Matter VC, Social Starts, and AIB Seed Capital Fund also participated in the round. The new funds will be invested into the platform, […]