Dan Taylor

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Oxford-based Legislate Technologies secures £1 million, uses AI to simplify contracts for businesses and landlords

A member of the growing ecosystem of Oxford startups and spinouts, legaltech startup Legislate has secured a £1 million raise. Investors include Parkwalk Advisors via their Opportunities EIS fund, Perivoli Innovations and undisclosed private individuals. This round follows a £150,000 pre-seed round, raised from private investors and closed in January 2020. Legislate Technologies is addressing […]

London-based AI powered therapy service HelloSelf raises £5.5 million

The pandemic hasn’t been easy. And if your mental health hasn’t taken a hit in one way or another, I’ve got news for you; you’re kidding yourself. To this end, London-based braintech startup HelloSelf has raised £5.5 million in a Series-A funding round powered by OMERS Ventures. The raise is expected to further propel the […]

Copenhagen-based proptech startup Proper closes $4.6 million seed round

Danish proptech startup focusing on long-term property rentals Proper has closed a $4.6 million seed round. Led by byFounders, investors also include PreSeed Ventures, Prehype, Vaekstfonden, renowned architect Bjarke Ingels (BIG), and other private investors. Proper is reporting that the funding will be used to further international expansion, with the ultimate goal of becoming the […]

Cabify goes the last mile, jumps into the logistics game

One of the biggest players in the ride hailing and multi-mobility space, Cabify is now jumping into the get-it-to-your-door game. Following on the success of their Cabify Envios programme launched in April of last year, the move is slated to “foster efficient, multimodal object transport.” Currently wrapping the pilot phase with collaborators including Chilean furniture […]

Stockholm-based Northvolt acquires US-based battery tech company Cuberg

Swedish battery maker Northvolt has acquired US-based Cuberg, and gains access to high performance lithium metal technology that can be built upon already existing lithium-ion manufacturing lines. Specifically, those already in place and serving the electromobility market. Terms of the sale remain undisclosed. Cuberg counts Boeing, BETA Technologies, Ampaire, and VoltAero as existing customers, and […]