Iceland Venture Studio

Iceland Venture Studio raises additional $2 million to elevate Icelandic ecosystem in global tech scene

Iceland Venture Studio, the first fund devoted to the Icelandic tech startup community, has raised $2 million, adding to its initial $1 million fundraise last year. While dedicated to enriching the Icelandic startup ecosystem, the firm is location-agnostic when it comes to investments. Its six portfolio companies hail from Iceland, Silicon Valley, Israel and India. […]


UK data startup Permutive raises $18.5 million Series B to help publishers monetise their audiences

Permutive, a London-based publisher-focussed data management platform, has raised $18.5 million of Series B funding, in a round led by Octopus Ventures with participation from EQT Ventures and earlier investors. According to a press release, the company tripled its revenue growth last year.  The fresh capital will fuel international expansion, particularly in North America, and […]

Munich-based vehicle trading tech startup 2trde raises €2.5 million in seed funding

Munich-based automotive sales technology Startup 2trde has closed a €2.5 million seed financing round led by Israeli automotive VC firm Maniv Mobility. Maniv is itself backed by a host of car makers and mobility giants, including Alliance Ventures (the strategic investment arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), Aptiv, BMW i Ventures, Hyundai Motor Group, LG Electronics, Shell Ventures, […]

Belgian graphic creation software maker CHILI publish raises €3 million

Aalst, Belgium-based graphic creation software company CHILI publish has scored €3 million in a new funding round to boost the development of its products, and to expand into the US. New investor PMV led the round, with prior backers Group MC, Pamica, and Volta Ventures participating. The SaaS company, which was founded in 2010, offers […]


London’s PQShield raises £5.5 million seed to develop security solutions that match the power of quantum computing

PQShield, a London-based cybersecurity startup that specialises in post-quantum cryptography, has come out of stealth mode with a £5.5 million seed investment from Kindred Capital, Crane Venture Partners, Oxford Sciences Innovation and angel investors including Andre Crawford-Brunt, Deutsche Bank’s former global head of equities. According to the startup, quantum computers “promise an unprecedented problem for […]