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Belfast-based Kainos acquires Helsinki’s Cloudator’s Workday division, increases European footprint

Belfast-based Kainos, a main implementation partner for Workday, has acquired Finnish competitor Cloudator’s Workday division. Through the acquisition, Kainos gains Cloudator’s market share, as well as adding 55 Workday specialists across the continent. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in 2011 by Jarko Uzal, Cloudator has two arms, Cloudator Payroll, and Workday […]

Parisian HarfangLab snares €5 million, takes on ransomware with AI

Paris-based ransomware foe HarfangLab has secured €5 million in funding; €3.5 million from Elaia, and €2.5 million in non-dilutive loans. The funding is slated to be used to further develop the commercialisation of HarfangLab’s offering as well as continue R&D. Founded in 2018 by Grégoire Germain and Xavier Boreau, HarfangLab specialises in cybersecurity EDR (Endpoint […]

Helsinki’s EV charging management provider eMabler raises €630,000, aims to make charging as simple as fueling

Helsinki-based electric vehicle charging software maker eMabler has raised €630,000 in a seed round led by Sofokus Ventures that saw participation from Nidoco and Business Finland. Several undisclosed Angel Investors also took part in the funding. The company is reporting that the new capital will be used to further develop its tech and drive growth […]

Zurich-based digital promissory note fintech FQX raises $4.7 million in seed funding

Zurich’s short-term financing and payment tool FQX has raised $4.7 million in seed funding in a round led by Earlybird Venture Capital. The raise also saw participation from SIX Fintech Ventures and unicorn hybris co-founder Carsten Thoma. The funding is expected to help scale the company’s transaction volume. “Short-term financing markets are widely fragmented and […]