German hardware startup, LUUV, which makes mobile camera stabilisers, has announced that it has raised a seed round of funding from German business angels. The startup declined to name specific figures or who the investors are. According to LUUV, the three angel investors have invested in the company independently of each other with the new […]
Switzerland-based Acutronic acquires Spanish robotics tech startup Erle
Qualcomm has agreed to acquire NXP Semiconductors, a Dutch global semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Eindhoven, in an all-cash deal worth more than $47 billion. The former chipmaker aims to be less dependent on the pressured smartphone market and find ways to sell its modems and processors for other applications, such as cars and IoT devices, […]
Berlin, Germany-based Senic has raised seed funding from Target Partners after graduating from Silicon Valley-based accelerator Y Combinator. The company builds hardware and software that seeks to enable humans to more easily interact with their smart homes. The startup’s first product, Nuimo, is a smart home controller that enables interaction with in-home technology such as […]
It’s a little odd to be publishing European tech funding news on a Friday around midnight, but here goes: after Swedish wearable camera maker Narrative recently ran into financial trouble, forcing it into a process to ‘reorganise’ the company, the company has secured capital needed to continue its operations. The company says its reorganisation was […]
The 2016 edition of Mobile World Congress and 4YFN is over. In this article we look at some of the most interesting talks and panels that took place in sunny Barcelona throughout the week.
Lille-based GIROPTIC, the startup that has the biggest crowdfunding campaign for a French company to its name ($1.4 million in 45 days on Kickstarter), has secured $4.5 million in a new funding round. The capital injection comes courtesy of Partech Ventures (which led the round), 360 Capital, former Apple executive Pascal Cagni (C4 Ventures), SOSV, […]