Annie Musgrove


London-based fintech company Flagstone banks £12 million to expand cash deposit marketplace throughout UK

London-based fintech company Flagstone, developer of a cash deposit marketplace, has raised £12 million in a funding round led by OMERS Ventures, with support from existing investors such as Kindred Capital and Moneysupermarket Group, a holding company of various financial service providers. Attracting businesses and charities as well as individuals, the marketplace provides access to […]


London-based Lifebit Biotech clinches $7.5 million Series A for genomic data analytics platform

Lifebit Biotech, a London-based big data processor for medical research, has raised $7.5 million (£6 million) in Series A funding to fuel ongoing product development and international expansion. The round was led by Idinvest Partners, with participation from previous investors Pentech Ventures, Beacon Capital and Connect Ventures. In a press release, the company cited that […]


French medtech company Robocath gets €40 million and Asian expansion for robotic-assisted platform

Robocath, a French developer of robotic systems that treat cardiovascular diseases, has secured €40 million in Series C funding and a strategic entry into the Asian medical device market. The round was led by China’s MicroPort Scientific Corporation, with participation from institutional investors such as Zhejiang Silk Road Fund, Luxembourg CLIIF, CS Group and Anaxago, […]

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Geneva-based startup Taurus Group raises over €10 million to expand blockchain infrastructure for digital assets

Swiss fintech startup Taurus Group has raised over €10 million in funding, led by a strategic investment from Arab Bank with participation from Foundation Tezos and other investors. The company’s co-founders, who have backgrounds in banking, asset management, and cybersecurity, remain majority shareholders. Among other financial services, the Geneva-based startup provides an enterprise-level digital asset […]


Cambridge-born deep tech startup Xampla gets £2 million for plant-based alternative to microplastics

As the EU considers restricting the use of microplastics in everyday products, University of Cambridge spin-out Xampla has developed a plant protein-based alternative, a breakthrough which earned the startup £2 million in seed funding. The round was co-led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Cambridge Enterprise, with participation from Sky Ocean Ventures and the University of […]