Jonathan Keane

Freelance journalist based in Dublin, Ireland covering tech news, funding, and exits

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Barcelona’s TravelPerk raises $21 million for its business travel platform

Travel tech startup TravelPerk has raised $21 million led by Target Global and Felix Capital with participation from Spark Capital, Sunstone Capital, and Amplo. TravelPerk is a SaaS-based booking and management platform for business travel, a category worth around $1.25 trillion. The end to end platform allows business to book and pay for all aspects […]

Laundry app Zipjet raises funding from Henkel and appliance maker BSH

Zipjet, an on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service, has secured fresh financing from Henkel Ventures, the investment arm of chemicals giant Henkel, and home appliance manufacturer BSH Home Appliances Group, with participation from Amsterdam Venture Partners. This latest tranche of funding is an extension to the Berlin-based startup’s Series B round but it has not disclosed […]

Digital health startup Nutrino raises $8 million in Series A funding

Israeli digital health company Nutrino has raised $8 million in a Series A round from Pereg Ventures, Nielsen Ventures, Gandyr Group, and a number of business angels. Nutrino develops data analytics tools for nutrition, mostly targeted at people with diabetes and uses AI and machine learning to better understand dietary impacts. It terms this data […]

Chargifi raises £5 million for its wireless charging infrastructure

Wireless charging startup Chargifi has announced a £5 million investment from Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and firstminute capital. The London-based startup has developed an IoT platform for managing wireless power infrastructure for businesses and in the future it expects wireless charging for cars and drones to become more commonplace. With the […]

Edtech startup Kopernio acquired by Clarivate Analytics

Kopernio, an edtech platform for accessing academic journals, has been acquired by Clarivate Analytics, a research analytics software company, for an undisclosed amount Kopernio is an AI-powered platform for academics, students, and researchers to search available research papers online from major publishers and open source publishers. The company was cofounded last year as a means […]