Jonathan Keane

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

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Israel-based Axonize raises $6 million for its IoT platform

Israeli IoT startup Axonize has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Meron Capital with participation from Deutsche Telekom, StageOne Ventures, and Cornerstone Venture Partners. The Israeli company develops a Microsoft Azure-based internet of things orchestration platform for IoT service providers for connecting and managing multiple applications. It will use the new funds […]

Swedish mapping firm Mapillary raises $15 million led by BMW

Mapillary, the Swedish mapping platform, has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by BMW i Ventures with participation from Samsung Catalyst Fund, NavInfo, Atomico, and Sequoia Capital. The startup maintains a database of more than 260 million street-level images and works with companies in mapping, automotive, and urban development as well as […]

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 […]