Annie Musgrove

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Zen Educate raises £5.6 million to solve UK teacher shortages and save schools millions

Zen Educate, the staffing platform for schools and teachers, announced £5.6 million of funding led by Europe’s largest EdTech VC, Brighteye Ventures, with support from existing investors such as Adjuvo and Nick Hungerford. The London-based startup provides an online alternative to recruitment agencies, so that schools can fill staffing needs quickly and cost-effectively. The only […]

Kheiron Medical

Kheiron’s $22 million Series A funds early breast cancer detection for women worldwide

Kheiron Medical Technologies, an applied science company focused on innovating cancer diagnostics through machine learning, announced a $22 million Series A round led by Atomico with participation from existing investors Connect Ventures, Greycroft, Hoxton Ventures and EXOR Seeds. Early cancer detection is paramount for patients’ prognoses, but diagnosing cancer remains a time-consuming, expensive, and stress-ridden […]


Snackable AI gets $1.4 million to put audio content in bite-size form

Estonian-American startup Snackable, an AI-powered audio content search engine, has announced $1.4 million in further seed funding, mostly from Estonian investors. The round was led by Tera Ventures, with support from previous investor Superangel and one of the founders of Skype, Jaan Tallinn. In the age of the podcast, when research, interviews, and journalism are […]

Lavanda raises $5 million to legitimise short-term renting market

Lavanda, the UK rental platform enabling real-estate companies and landlords to lawfully profit from Airbnb-style rentals and homeshares, has raised $5 million to continue streamlining and legitimising the market. The Series A round was led by real-estate private equity firm and VC, Henley. After starting as a laundry sharing-economy company, Lavanda pivoted when it saw […]

Bootstrapped no more: Agorapulse announces £14.7 million in funding

After eight years of bootstrapped and global growth, Paris-based Agorapulse has raised £14.7 million in funding to strengthen its market leadership in social media management for small and medium businesses. The round was led by Hi Inov Dentressangle, with support from Cipio Partners and Entrepreneur Venture; all three investors specialize in growth-stage SaaS investments. Agorapulse […]

Dataswift secures £1.6 million to give data ownership back to the people

Dataswift, a Cambridge-based company that enables individuals to own and use their own data, has announced £1.6 million in seed funding. The round was led by IQ Capital, with participation from Pacific & Orient Properties and Alphanumeric Corporation. The company’s aim is to solve widespread issues of ethics, transparency, and user control in personal data, […]