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UK-based Adepto acquired by Degreed to create comprehensive platform for skill building and employee satisfaction

San Francisco-based Degreed, the workforce skill-building platform, has acquired London’s Adepto, a “Total Talent” platform that displays the skill-sets of current, past, and potential employees. When employees don’t see career opportunities at their current company, they leave; this turnover costs the typical enterprise $49 million per year, according to Gartner research. Both Degreed and Adepto […]


French healthtech Chronolife launches machine-washable smart T-shirt that analyses several biomarkers

Chronolife, the Paris-based healthtech developing AI-based wearable technology, has raised an undisclosed round of funding from iBionext, Adrea, and Celeste Management. The investment will fuel the commercial launch of Nexhin, a smart T-shirt that monitors six key physiological parameters — and can be machine-washed. The Nexhin platform uses 10 biometric scanners into the T-shirt, which […]


Swiss cyber protection giant Acronis acquires US-based 5nine to continue global growth

Acronis, the Switzerland-based global leader in cyber protection, has acquired 5nine, a provider of Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure cloud management and security solutions. The Florida-based software startup will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acronis. 5nine offers end-to-end cloud solutions for Hyper-V and the first and only agentless, multilayered security solution for Hyper-V and Azure. Its […]


Danish startup Obital unveils new eye-tracking app that turns any device into an assistive communication tool

Obital, the Copenhagen-based startup developing eye-tracking software, has announced its new Eyetell app, which transforms any mobile device into an assistive communication tool for people with conditions that affect mobility, such as ALS, cerebral palsy, and paralysis. The beta version of the app was unveiled today at TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin. The Danish startup hopes […]


Paris-based Outsight raises $20 million seed round for 3D Semantic Camera

Outsight, the French startup that develops 3D monitoring systems and sensors, has raised $20 million of seed funding, one of the largest seed rounds in Europe in 2019. The round was led by Demeter Partners, SPDG (the holding company of the Périer-D’Ieteren family), and the Energy Transition Capital arm of BNP Paribas bank. With a […]