Annie Musgrove


E-mobility startup Greyp partners with blockchain groups to build automatic payment system

Greyp, electric bike manufacturer and mobility tech startup, has teamed up with two blockchain groups, and the Energy Web Foundation (EWF), to develop an automatic payment system for IoT vehicles.  Such payments will begin as machine-to-machine transactions, such as tolls, rentals, and renewable charging services, and will include cryptocurrency options. Proofs of concept for […]


Fabric raises $110 million to transform retail with on-demand fulfillment for any business

Fabric, the Israeli startup formerly called CommonSense Robotics, has raised a $110 million Series B led by Corner Ventures, with support from various other investors: Aleph, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Innovation Endeavors, La Maison, Playground Ventures, and Temasek. Founded in Tel Aviv back in 2015, Fabric provides “last-mile logistics” to help retailers of all […]

ATI Boeing accelerator

ATI Boeing Accelerator takes off, accepting aerospace startups from around the world

The Aerospace Technology Institute, Boeing, and European accelerator Ignite have teamed up to launch a brand new aerospace acceleration programme, with the aim of strengthening the UK’s aerospace industry.  Applications for the inaugural round of the ATI Boeing Accelerator are now open and will be accepted until November 15. GKN Aerospace is this batch’s corporate […]


Stacker raises £1 million seed to enable anyone to build their own app

Stacker, a startup founded by three British developers, has raised a £1 million seed round led by London VC Pentech and angel investor Charlie Songhurst. Stacker’s mission is to empower everyone to build their own apps, even if they can’t write a line of code, and this funding will bring its product to market. As […]


Video marketing platform TwentyThree acquires Buto to expand into enterprise

TwentyThree, the video marketing platform, will acquire Buto, a UK enterprise video platform, in its mission to become the leading European provider and go-to choice of digital marketers. Video is on the rise in organisations big and small, defining today’s digital marketing strategies. Based in Copenhagen, TwentyThree has seen its platform adopted by more and […]


German startup Thinksurance raises €13 million Series B to modernise insurance distribution

Frankfurt-based Thinksurance, an insurance distribution platform, has raised a €13 million Series B from Eight Roads Ventures. The commercial insurance industry in Germany alone is worth almost €30 billion in premiums per year and continues to grow, but transactions between insurers and distributors remain mostly manual. Founded in 2016, Thinksurance has built a platform for […]