(Editor’s Note: this is an article from Crunchbase News by Sophia Kunthara, syndicated with permission as part of a new content and data partnership.) Geneva-based startup SonarSource is buying German code security startup RIPS Technologies, the companies announced. SonarSource has open-source and commercial code analyzers to help developers manage code quality. RIPS is the company’s first acquisition to […]
Quantum Motion Technologies (QMT), a UK-based quantum computing spin-out of UCL and Oxford University, has raised an £8 million Series A round led by Dutch firm INKEF Capital. Octopus Ventures and the National Security Strategic Investment Fund joined existing investors Oxford Sciences Innovation, Parkwalk Advisors and IP Group, as well. Founded in 2017, the deep […]
Omocom, a Swedish startup that provides on-demand microinsurance for the circular economy, has raised €3.7 million in a round co-led by Inventure and Lisbon-based social impact fund Mustard Seed MAZE. Alma Mundi Insurtech Fund, Luminar, and some angels also participated. The circular economy encourages sharing products that otherwise sit unused or get thrown away. Business […]
Welcome to a new series of special episodes of Tech.eu Podcast, made in collaboration with The Next Web. Over three shows, we’ll talk to VCs, governmental organisations, and startups about the changes in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in times of crisis and the ways for founders to navigate it. Today, we’ll hear from Katerina Borunska (European Commission), Kat Borlongan (La French Tech), Olga Barreto Goncalves (LIAA), and Nils Beers (Techleap).
Irish HR tech startup Workvivo has raised a $16 million Series A for its enterprise social network in a round led by Tiger Global, a New York-based VC that invested in LinkedIn, Airbnb, Stripe, and Uber. Frontline Ventures and Enterprise Ireland also participated in the round. The Series A funding follows a seed round late […]
Anyfin, a Stockholm-based digital lender that allows consumers to refinance their loans, has raised a $30 million Series B led by EQT Ventures, with support from previous investors such as Accel, Northzone and Global Founders Capital. Currently operating in Sweden and Finland, the fintech startup will use the funding to expand into new European markets. […]
Manchester-based VC firm Praetura Ventures has announced its first evergreen fund, the Praetura EIS Growth Fund, with an annual target of £30 million. The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is an HMRC-run investment scheme that’s designed to help early-stage, high-risk businesses raise capital by offering investors tax reliefs. Founded in 2011, the firm invests in British […]