Annie Musgrove


Spanish startup Privacycloud closes first funding round led by BBVA

Privacycloud, a Spanish startup working on data privacy between consumers and businesses, has raised its first funding since its launch in March 2018. The round, of an undisclosed amount, was led by BBVA with participation from Spanish investment vehicle, La Sexta Opción. The startup’s suite of tools give users control over their data, managing consent […]


Ideagen acquires Optima Diagnostics and its safety compliance SaaS, OSHENS

Ideagen, the UK-based global software firm, has acquired Optima Diagnostics for £1.8 million. Ideagen is looking to cement its market leadership in Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment management (QHSE). Optima is a London-based SaaS company that developed OSHENS, a health and safety compliance software for tightly-regulated markets such as Aerospace, aviation, defence, and energy. The […]


TrueLayer to become Europe’s first open banking fintech in Asia-Pacific

TrueLayer, the London-based provider of financial APIs, announced that it is expanding to Australia, making it the first European open banking specialist to establish a presence in the APAC region. The company already plans to expand further to Hong Kong and Singapore. Two fortuitous events in 2019 have laid the foundation for this move across […]

Hiro Capital

Hiro Capital launches €100 million fund for games, e-sports sector

Three self-professed gamers and veteran entrepreneurs have come together to form a brand new VC firm focused on games, e-sports, and digital sports in Europe and the UK. Hiro Capital is its name, and today it launches a €100 million fund from its bases in London and Luxembourg. The founding team consists of Ian Livingstone […]


UK medtech Mogrify raises $20 million to develop life-saving cell therapies

Cambridge-based Mogrify, a medtech company developing proprietary technology that transforms cell research and patient treatments, has announced $16 million in Series A funding. The round was led by the original lead investor, Ahren Innovation Capital, a group of scientific entrepreneurs who fund projects in the overlap of deep science and deep tech. Parkwalk, 24Haymarket, and […]


Danish proptech LifeX raises €7.5 million to bring co-living to European cities

Copenhagen proptech startup LifeX has secured €7.5 million in a seed round led by Cherry Ventures, the Berlin-based early stage fund, and Founders, the Copenhagen startup studio. LifeX is one of the largest networks of co-living homes in Europe. The company organises large apartments in attractive neighborhoods, designs the interior in the popular Nordic aesthetic, provides […]