Annie Musgrove


French startup TiHive wins €8.6 million for quality control system that reduces industrial waste

French startup TiHive, a vision systems provider for industrial IoT, has received €8.6 million from the EIC Accelerator program, a European Innovation Council scheme within the framework of Horizon 2020. An EU representative will join the startup’s board of directors.  Manufacturers use TiHive’s technology for real-time quality checks that ensure product compliance and reduce raw […]


Berlin-based clean energy startup Zolar gets additional €15 million to expand abroad

Zolar, a Berlin-based startup that develops solar panel systems for consumers, has raised an additional €15 million to expand internationally, closing its Series B round at €25 million. Overall the round included lead investor Czech VC Inven Capital, which specialises in greentech, as well as TS Ventures, Heartcore Capital, Statkraft Ventures, BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures […]

Top 100 Startups

Biotech is big winner at the tenth anniversary of TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award

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French startup ReciTAL raises €3.5 million to help enterprises extract data from documents

ReciTAL, a French artificial intelligence startup, has raised €3.5 million from Breega to continue developing its deep learning business software. The Parisian startup applies artificial intelligence, specifically natural language processing (NLP), to business processes, helping enterprises extract data from contracts, emails, and other documents. A simple query retrieves the right information in a second. The […]


Danish drone startup QuadSAT gets €2 million to fix satellite interference issues

Danish drone company QuadSAT has raised €2 million in ‘pre-Series A’ funding to develop its testing solutions for satellite communications. The round was led by Seraphim Capital, a venture fund dedicated to space tech, Vaekstfonden, the Danish state’s investment fund, and angel investor Helge Munk. With the likes of Amazon (Kuiper), SpaceX (Starlink) and OneWeb […]