Malmö-based startup Anima raised €1 million for its connected watch, Kronaby, which is now launching in the US. The funding came from the Chinese component manufacturer Goertek.
Finnish startup Popit has raised €1.2 million to develop a smart device that assists people with managing their pill dosages.
Mobile and IoT customer care firm B2X has closed a funding round of €4.25 million from private equity firm Seligman Private Equity Select. The Munich-based company saw revenues of €100 million last year, having recently entered the customer care market for IoT devices. Samsung is one of B2X’s biggest clients. “We have a well-filled sales […]
The program is open to IoT startups developing products with NarrowBand-IoT technology
Belgium’s Sentiance has raised €8 million in a Series C round. The investment was led by Volta Ventures and KPN Ventures with participation from previous investors including Samsung Catalyst Fund, Qbic, and Pamica. The new funds will be invested in the company’s global growth and development of its service. Sentiance’s platform employs machine learning and […]
Paris VC firm Iris Capital has announced the close of its new €250 million IrisNext fund for investing in European companies from seed to growth stages. Investors in IrisNext include Orange, Publicis, Valeo, and state-backed investment bank Bpifrance. The fund will invest between €1 million and €30 million in startups, mostly in France and Germany, […]
Orange Digital Ventures, the early stage investment fund of French telco giant Orange, is launching a new €50 million Africa-focused investment program for startups. The investment division, which will be led by a team in Dakar to be set up in September, is dedicated to verticals like fintech, IoT, energy, and e-health. It will invest […]