Annie Musgrove


French insurtech startup Koala raises €1.6 million to help compensate for travel disruptions

French travel tech startup Koala has closed a €1.6 million seed round led by London-based Insurtech Gateway, with participation from Playfair Capital, Techstars Ventures and private investors, including former CEOs of Air Malta and Brussels Airlines. The service proactively alerts travelers to any disruption (bad weather, strikes, etc.) and pays out instantly, “no questions asked”. […]


French startup Synapse Medicine raises $8 million for medical intelligence platform that informs correct drug use

Synapse Medicine, French creator of a ‘medication intelligence platform’ dedicated to correct drug use, has raised $8 million in a funding round led by by the MACSF, a French insurance provider for healthcare professionals, with the support of XAnge, BNP Paribas, BPI and Nicolas Dessaigne, co-founder of Algolia. In a press release, the Bordeaux-based startup […]


Belgian SaaS startup EMAsphere gets €2.5 million to expand in Europe

Belgian startup EMAsphere has raised €2.5 million, from Sambrinvest and Luxembourg’s Dedicated Venture Capital, to continue expanding its B2B SaaS platform, which collects a company’s financial data and customer information in one place. Co-CEO Didier Vankeerberghen says monthly recurring revenue has increased by 90 percent in the past year. That revenue comes from over 8,000 […]