Farewill tech.eu

London-based Farewill gets £20 million to modernise UK’s death care industry

London-based startup Farewill has secured £20 million in funding to expand through the UK, with the aim of modernising the country’s death care industry with technology and design. The round was led by Highland Europe, joined by Keen Venture Partners, Rich Pierson of Headspace, Broadhaven Capital Partners and VentureFounders.  Winner of the ‘best social innovation’ […]

Wagestream tech.eu

London’s Wagestream raises £20 million, bringing total to £65 million, to give employees control over payday

London-based Wagestream, a fintech startup that allows workers to access earned income in real time, has secured £20 million in a round led by Northzone, with participation from QED Investors, Latitude Venture Partners and Balderton Capital. This latest investment, which brings the total raised to £65 million, will be used to consolidate the company’s market […]

basemark tech.eu

Helsinki’s Basemark wins €7 million round for graphics software that aids autonomous vehicles

Basemark, a Finnish company specialising in graphics and autonomous driving vehicle software, has raised €7 million in a round led by ETF Partners, investing from its Environmental Technologies Fund. The capital will be used to accelerate Basemark’s growth. The company is known for its product Rocksolid Engine, a real-time graphics and compute software solution that […]

Koala tech.eu

French insurtech startup Koala raises €1.6 million to help compensate for travel disruptions

French travel tech startup Koala has closed a €1.6 million seed round led by London-based Insurtech Gateway, with participation from Playfair Capital, Techstars Ventures and private investors, including former CEOs of Air Malta and Brussels Airlines. The service proactively alerts travelers to any disruption (bad weather, strikes, etc.) and pays out instantly, “no questions asked”. […]

synapse tech.eu

French startup Synapse Medicine raises $8 million for medical intelligence platform that informs correct drug use

Synapse Medicine, French creator of a ‘medication intelligence platform’ dedicated to correct drug use, has raised $8 million in a funding round led by by the MACSF, a French insurance provider for healthcare professionals, with the support of XAnge, BNP Paribas, BPI and Nicolas Dessaigne, co-founder of Algolia. In a press release, the Bordeaux-based startup […]