Portuguese cybersecurity startup Jscrambler raises $2.3 million in Series A round

Porto-based security startup Jscrambler has raised $2.3 million from Sonae IM, the venture capital arm of retail company Sonae, and early stage investor Portugal Ventures. The Series A funding will be used to further develop the startup’s portfolio of web and mobile security applications. Its chief product is the name sake Jscrambler for JavaScript application […]

Wingly raises €2 million for its carpooling for flights service

Flight sharing platform Wingly has raised €2 million in a seed round from former German vice chancellor Philipp Rösler, former Daher Socata CEO Stephane Mayer, and VC firm Howzat Partners. Sometimes described as carpooling for flights, the UK-based startup connects private pilots with passengers. Pilots list routes that they are flying and available seats. The […]

UK SaaS company Science Warehouse acquired by Advanced for £16 million

Science Warehouse, a UK-based SaaS company, has been acquired by enterprise software firm Advanced for £16 million. Science Warehouse, founded in 2000, develops spend and procurement management software used in the private and public sector, including the NHS and universities. “Public sector budgets are subject to incredible scrutiny and hence nearly all organisations rely on […]

TickX raises £3 million to make event ticket search easier

UK ticketing startup TickX has announced a £3 million Series A round led by BGF Ventures with participation from music and events firm Ministry of Sound and 24 Haymarket. Manchester-based TickX is a ticket and events search platform where users can search ticket availability on sites like Ticketmaster and Headout in one place. TickX gets […]

Barcelona adtech startup ADman Media acquired by AcuityAds for €13.7 million

Barcelona’s ADman Media, a video supply side platform, has been acquired by Canadian firm AcuityAds for €13.7 million. Per the terms of the all-cash deal, ADman will receive €1.7 million initially and €12 million that will be paid over a three-year period and is dependent on ADman reaching certain targets. ADman has developed a video […]

Smart shopping list app Bring! raises $2.5 million Series A round

Bring!, the Swiss shopping assistant app, has announced a Series A funding round of $2.5 million led by Swisscom Ventures, the investment arm of the telco, Swiss Founders Fund and a number of business angels. The app helps users share and edit shopping lists across their households. It will be adding a shopping component to […]