Annie Musgrove

Smart Protection

Spanish anti-counterfeit startup Smart Protection closes €10 million Series B

Smart Protection, a Madrid-based startup developing anti-counterfeit software, has raised €10 million in Series B funding. The round was co-led by the Dutch fund Knight Capital along with the Spanish-Israeli Swanlaab Venture Factory. CDTI, the Spanish National Innovation Agency, participated as well. A handful of previous investors — including Nauta Capital, JME Ventures, Bankinter, Big […]


Content curation app Listory launches with $4 million in seed funding

Listory, an Israeli-founded startup trying to transform content curation, has launched with a $4 million seed funding round led by Viola Ventures, Globis Capital and Rhodium. The company, which is headquartered in New York, was founded in March 2020 by Yaniv Gilad and Yaron Galai after completing a management buyout from Outbrain. In a world […]


Garden gets its seed: Devops startup in Berlin launches with over €3 million in funding

Garden, the Berlin-based creators of an open source-based development automation platform, has sprouted with €3.1 million in seed and pre-seed funding. With the aim of reimagining cloud-native developer workflows, the German company will use the capital to build out its engineering, sales and marketing teams. Defining the problem, the startup’s CEO and co-founder Jon Edvald […]


Nordic digital energy company Tibber raises $65 million

Digital clean energy company Tibber has set a goal to reduce European households’ electricity consumption by 20 percent. To that end, the Stockholm-based startup raised $65 million in equity funding, thanks to a round led by Eight Roads Ventures and Balderton Capital. In Tibber’s view, beyond the switch to renewables, the energy transition must include […]