French deep tech startup Internest gets bridge funding to develop precision landing technology for drones

Paris-based deep tech startup Internest has received bridge funding from Luxembourg fund Boundary Holding. The exact amount of the pre-series A round was not disclosed. The French company has developed technology that guides drones to precise landings, whether on fixed or mobile targets, even in harsh weather conditions. Known as a Local Landing System (LoLaS), […]


Sinch buys Wavy for €60 million, will grow customer engagement platform across Latin America

Stockholm-based customer engagement platform Sinch has bought Wavy, a Brazilian business messaging tool, to expand the Swedish company’s influence in Latin America. The deal, which should close next quarter, includes a total cash consideration of BRL 355 million (nearly €60.5 million) and 1,534,582 new shares in Sinch. Two elements of Brazilian company were valuated separately: […]


Dutch startup Kaizo seals $3 million seed round to gamify performance of remote customer service teams

Dutch startup Kaizo, formerly known as Ticketless, has raised a $3 million seed round to expand its gamified performance management platform for customer service teams.  The round was led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, Partech Partners, and a group of angel investors. Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former partner at IBM Ventures, is joining as co-founder […]


London-based VoxSmart raises £5.5 million to expand communications surveillance software for financial market

VoxSmart, a London-based fintech company providing communications surveillance, has landed a £5.5 million Series B investment from UK bank NatWest. Also billed as a telecommunications software company, VoxSmart claims over 100 blue chip financial market customers. The company claims its suite of surveillance services helps financial institutions comply with regulations. The service tracks communications across […]