Annie Musgrove


Cambridge-based Featurespace raises £30 million to help enterprise combat financial fraud

Featurespace, a Cambridge-based developer of analytics software to help enterprise combat fraud, has raised £30 million in a funding round led by Merian Chrysalis Investment Company, with support from existing investors. Founded in 2008, the fintech company invented ‘adaptive behavioral analytics,’ which learns the normal patterns of individuals so that any anomalies in behavior stand […]


Swedish e-sports startup Leetify raises €900,000 to build AI coaching platform for gamers

Stockholm-based e-sports startup Leetify has raised €900,000 to develop its AI coaching platform for gamers, currently in beta. The seed round was joined by several Nordic VCs, with Inventure leading and J12 Ventures, and others supporting. The AI coaching platform automatically analyses the matches that gamers play, identifying weaknesses, personalising practices, and tracking progress. […]


UK grounds maintenance company Ground Control launches new fund for early-stage startups dedicated to the environment

Ground Control, a UK company providing grounds maintenance and landscaping services, has announced a £5 million fund to invest in early stage companies and social enterprises that are helping the environment. The Evergreen Fund will be financed by five percent of Ground Control’s annual profits. “Launching the fund is a natural extension of our belief […]


Berlin’s Construyo gets €2 million to develop its bespoke software-service approach to construction projects

Berlin-based contech startup Construyo has raised €2 million in a seed round led by London’s Talis Capital. The German company plans to develop its project management platform, as well as its network of construction professionals, to become a complete end-to-end solution for the industry. “While large industries like manufacturing and agriculture saw huge productivity increases […]


Paris-based PlayPlay raises €10 million for video creation tool that requires no film or editing experience

Playplay, a Paris-based video creation tool, has closed a €10 million Series A round led by Balderton Capital with participation from Point Nine and Kerala Ventures. Communications, marketing and social media teams use the French software to create professional-grade videos, without any filming or editing skills.  PlayPlay’s motion design technology and templates allow users to […]