Annie Musgrove


IDnow raises $40 million for its Identity Verification-as-a-Service cybersecurity platform

IDnow, German provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service (IVAAS), has raised a $40 million funding round from Corsair Capital. The Munich-based tech company develops AI-powered identity verification solutions for enterprise businesses. Since its founding in 2014, IDnow has integrated its several security products onto a single platform, which can serve various sectors and jurisdictions. The platform allows […]


Duffel bags $30 million to expand online travel booking platform

Duffel, a British travel tech company, has raised a $30 million Series B to grow its platform and change the infrastructure behind online travel booking. The round was led by Index Ventures and joined by Benchmark Capital and Blossom Capital. The Duffel platform enables travel agencies to plug in directly to airlines’ reservation systems via […]


German air mobility pioneer Volocopter raises Series C with help from Micron Ventures

Just days after Volocopter’s flight over Singapore’s Marina Bay, Micron Ventures announces its participation in a Series C round to fund the German Urban Air Mobility (UAM) startup. The round’s first close was in September at €50 million. Volocopter, based in Baden-Wurttemburg, has developed the VoloCity Aircraft, an electric helicopter or “air taxi.” In addition […]


Augmenta gets $2.5 million to transform farming without changing farmer behavior

Augmenta, an Athens-based agritech startup, has raised $2.5 million seed funding to improve the life of farmers through automated precision software that retrofits to existing farming equipment. The round was led by Hardware Club, the first global VC focused on hardware and full-stack startups, with support from Marathon Venture Capital. Agriculture is one of the […]


With IPO, Startupbootcamp becomes the world’s first publicly traded accelerator

Startupbootcamp Amsterdam will list its next fintech accelerator on the Rabo&Crowd funding platform, which is powered by Nxchange, a next generation stock exchange. The broader public can now invest in the first publicly-traded startup accelerator, SBC Fintech Amsterdam 1921. Would-be investors are eligible for tickets of €37.500, for which they receive 1000 depository receipts which […]


After Grenfell disaster, UK proptech Coadjute partners with housing associations to make construction safer and more transparent

Coadjute, a UK proptech startup, is partnering with housing associations L&Q, Notting Hill Genesis, Bromford and Origin to build a blockchain platform that will increase safety, efficiency and accountability in housing construction. The London-based cloud software company has already developed a decentralised workflow platform for businesses and customers involved in any element of real estate […]