Ireland’s Teckro raises $25 million for its clinical trial platform

Limerick-founded Teckro has landed $25 million in a Series C funding round led by Northpond Ventures, with participation from Founders Fund, Sands Capital Ventures, Section 32, and Borealis Ventures. The total amount of funding secured by the company to date stands at $43 million. Teckro applies machine learning to the field of clinical trials, supposedly […]

French freelance marketplace Malt raises $25 million to expand across Europe

Paris-based freelance platform Malt has landed $25 million in a funding round led by Idinvest, with participation from existing investors, ISAI and Serena, Maddyness reported. The company will use the capital injection to expand to two new countries, Germany and the Netherlands. Launched in 2014 in France, Malt has since then also expanded to Spain […]

UK-based “bank in an app” Starling Bank raises £75 million

British mobile-first digital banking startup Starling Bank has raised £75 million in funding, of which £60 million comes from a round led by Merian Global Investors, and another £15 million from an existing investor. The company plans to use the money to accelerate its European expansion and further develop the banking offering for private customers […]

Finland’s Thirdpresence acquires video platform Flowplayer

Finnish programmatic video advertising company Thirdpresence has acquired video platform Flowplayer. Together, the companies plan to develop a contextual video and advertising product under the brand of Flowplayer led by former Thirdpresence CEO Valtteri Pukander. Thirdpresence has developed a video advertising that supposedly solves the fraud issues in the industry by applying AI algorithms. By […]