France’s Scalefast raises further $2 million for its Series A round

Scalefast, a French-founded ecommerce startup, has raised an additional $2 million for its Series A round, bringing the total investment to $8 million. The round is led by Benhamou Global Ventures with participation from Adara Ventures, B&Y, French Partners, and CIC Capital. It initially raised $6 million late last year in the round. The company, […]

UK cybersecurity firm Netsparker raises $40 million in new funding round

UK-based cybersecurity firm Netsparker has landed a $40 million funding round led by private equity fund Turn/River Capital. The fresh injection of capital will be invested in the London company’s enterprise security product and marketing efforts with a view to reaching more global markets. Its solution is used in enterprise infrastructures for early detection of […]

Israel’s NSLComm raises $6.25 million for its nanosatellite tech

NSLComm, which is building low cost, faster nanosatellite technology, has raised $6.25 million in a Series B round from JVP, Liberty, OurCrowd, Hawk GF, and EI AI Group’s Cockpit Innovation. According to the Israeli company, its nanosatellite technology can transfer data at rates of 1Gbps, compared with the current average of 10Mbps seen in most […]

Helpper raises €1 million to bring the sharing economy to care services

Helpper, a Belgian sharing economy startup for care services, has raised €1 million in funding from Carevolution, a fund that backs care services. The Antwerp-based startup said it is bringing the sharing economy model to the care sector where it connects the elderly and people with disabilities in need of help and support with people […]

French digital skills training startup WebForce 3 raises €3 million

French startup WebForce 3, which provides digital skills training programs, has raised €3 million from Odyssée Venture and Impact Partenaires. The Paris-based startup was founded to bridge the gap between digital skills and the demand in the job market. It provides both in-person and online training programs. It has 25 centres dotted around France. The […]

Fishbrain reels in $13.5 million for its fishing social network

Sweden’s Fishbrain, a social network for sport fishers and anglers, has hooked $13.5 million in a funding round led by B Capital Group, the VC fund of Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin, with participation from Softbank Ventures Korea – Softbank’s Seoul-based VC unit – and Nordic backers Northzone and Industrifonden. The social network has five million […]