Annie Musgrove


French biotech Seekyo raises €800,000 to test its tumor-targeting smart chemotherapy

Seekyo, a Poitiers-based biotech startup developing new chemotherapies, has raised €800,000 in seed funding to validate its flagship tumor-targeting drug. The financing consists of €400,000 from angel investors in the BAdGE, Investessor, and Synergence networks; a €150,000 loan from the European Investment Fund (EIF) Investment Initiation; and €250,000 in convertible bonds from the French Tech […]


Tallinn-based Katana raises $3.9 million to help direct-to-consumer manufacturers scale smartly

Katana, the Tallinn-based “smart manufacturing” software, has raised $3.9 million to help direct-to-consumer manufacturers scale their business. The financing includes $2.2 million from Munich-based seed investor 42CAP, as well as existing investors. It also includes the conversion of a $1.7 million pre-seed convertible note from late 2018, financed by angel investors. For many small or […] Caspar Health

Berlin-based Caspar Health raises €5.3 million Series A to provide digital therapy platform to hospitals

Caspar Health, Berlin-based digital health platform, has raised a €5.3 million Series A round, led by Ananda Impact Ventures, which support from existing investors Atlantic Labs, Think.Health Ventures, and Helmut C. Nanz also participated in the round. Caspar Health offers an online therapy platform, which allows patients to engage in aftercare on their own terms […]


Swedish marketing platform Funnel raises $47 million Series B to expand into US

Funnel, a Swedish platform for marketing data analysis, has raised a $47 million Series B round led by Eight Road Ventures and F-Prime Capital, with support from existing investors Balderton Capital, Oxx, Zobito, and Industrifonden, as well as Kreos Capital. With so many data sources available to digital marketing teams, the Stockholm-based startup set out […]


French startup Clustree acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand for $18.5 million

Clustree, a French job skills platform, has been acquired by Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in people development software solutions. The California-based company agreed to buy Clustree for approximately $18.5 million in an all-cash deal. Founded in 2014, the French startup developed one of the world’s most sophisticated skills engines using machine learning and “bias-free […]