These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week
Former Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger has joined Israel-based ‘football tech’ startup PlayerMaker to spur its growth. To wit, Wenger is not only investing in the fledgling company, he’s also joining as operating partner and will be ‘taking an active role in business and product development’. Developed by a team of Israelis over the past few […]
Salesforce Ventures, the CRM software juggernaut’s corporate investment group, is today announcing that it has closed a $125 million fund to continue backing enterprise cloud startups across Europe. To wit, Salesforce Ventures says it has already backed more than 50 startups active in a variety of industries, across 13 European countries, including the likes of […]
Paris-based digital health startup Sim&Cure has landed €3 million in funding from Elaia and IT Translation. The company says that its product has already been used to treat more than 1,500 patients in 250 hospitals. Founded in 2014, Sim&Cure is currently working on Sim&Size, a software suite that helps to treat brain aneurysm, which is […]
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Tel Aviv-based “specialised mobility” insurance startup VOOM has landed $5 million in a funding round led by Arbor Ventures with participation from F2 Capital, Verizon Ventures, Kaedan Capital, and Plug and Play Ventures. This capital injection brings the total amount raised by the company to $7 million. VOOM, which also incorporates SkyWatch.AI, offers insurance products […]