Jonathan Keane

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

Contact this author

Spanish location intelligence startup Geoblink raises $6 million

Madrid-based location intelligence startup Geoblink has raised $6 million from Elaia Partners and Nauta Capital. The round includes public grant money from the Government of Madrid and public tech funding initiative Neotec CDTI. The new funds will be invested in its SaaS product for physical stores to enhance their location-based marketing data and improving in-store […]

Online furniture marketplace eporta secures $8 million in new funding

Furniture ecommerce startup eporta has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by Canvas Ventures with participation from several other VC firms, LocalGlobe, Oxford Capital Partners, Samos Ventures, and a number of business angels. The UK-based startup, which previously raised £2.4 million, has built an online marketplace for furniture aimed at interior designers, […]

appScatter to acquire Germany’s Priori Data for £13.5 million

Publicly-listed app management platform appScatter has announced plans to acquire German app intelligence platform Priori Data for £13.5 million. The deal is for 100% of the company and is split between £9.45 million in cash and £4.05 million in shares (at 70p a share). UK-based appScatter listed on London Stock Exchange last year – at […]

Germany’s Careship raises €6 million for its elderly care services marketplace

Careship has raised €6 million in a funding round led by Creandum with participation from new and existing investors Ananda Ventures, Spark Capital, Atlantic Labs, and Axel Springer’s accelerator programme Plug and Play. The Berlin-based startup, founded by siblings Antonia and Nikolaus Albert, provides an online marketplace for elderly care services that’s powered by a […]

Irish medtech startup Diaceutics raises €4.3 million in mezzanine funding

Diaceutics, an Irish medtech startup, has raised €4.3 million in mezzanine financing from WhiteRock Capital Partners and Capital Partners. Through this mezzanine funding round the investors have provided capital in the form of debt with the option to convert to equity. The Dundalk-based company develops data-driven diagnostics tools for the pharmaceutical and medical sectors, mostly […]