Israeli marketing platform Yotpo raises $51 million in new funding

Yotpo, an Israeli marketing platform, has raised $51 million in a round led by ClalTech, a division of Israeli industrial group Access Industries. The round includes new investor Vertex Ventures and existing backers Bessemer Venture Partners, Marker LLC, Vintage Partners, Blumberg Capital, Rhodium, and 2B Angels. Yotpo is a platform for businesses to gather user-generated […]

Irish data science startup Aylien raises €2 million

Aylien, a data science startup based in Ireland, has raised €2 million in funding led by Atlantic Bridge University Fund, the €60 million investment fund backed by the European Investment Fund. Previous investors SOSV and Enterprise Ireland also participated in the round. Aylien develops AI and machine learning solutions for natural language processing and analysing […]

Optibus raises $12 million for its public transport operating system

Israel’s Optibus, an operating system for public transport systems, has raised $12 million in a Series A round led by Pitango with participation from Verizon Ventures and VC veteran Sir Ronald Cohen. The company plans to invest the funds in further developing its operating system for smart cities, which is used for real-time scheduling and […]

Cryptocurrency portal Bitcoinmag.de acquired by Investoo Group

German cryptocurrency site Bitcoinmag.de has been acquired by London’s Investoo Group for an undisclosed amount. Bitcoinmag provides news and resources to cryptocurrency investors such as comparing prices and exchanges. “Bitcoinmag.de is an online community and information portal run by crypto investors, for investors. It boasts impressive organic reach, and provides a valuable traffic source for […]

Process automation startup Autologyx raises £1.5 million

Robotics and automation startup Autologyx, based in the UK, has raised £1.5 million in pre-Series A funding led by Beacon Capital with participation from Angel CoFund and Richard Hargreaves, who will join the company as non-executive director. Autologyx creates robotic process automation [RPA] platforms. It develops the SaaS-based Fabric Automation Platform for enterprises to manage […]

UK mobile gaming startup Mojiworks raises £2.1 million Series A round

Gaming startup Mojiworks has announced a funding round of £2.1 million led by Balderton Capital with participation from Lifeline Ventures and Sunstone Capital. The Surrey-based company, founded last year, develops games based on messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger and iMessage. The company’s two top games, MojiQuest and MojiBowling, have been downloaded 1.5 million times. It […]

Irish delivery management platform Scurri raises €2.2 million

Scurri, an Irish delivery software platform, has raised €2.2 million from ACT Venture Capital, Episode 1 Ventures, Enterprise Ireland, and original investor Pa Nolan. The Wexford-based startup builds software for ecommerce companies to manage their deliveries. According to the company, it’s seen triple growth in the number of transactions it has handled over the past […]