Israeli startup accessiBe scores $12 million to make web content accessible to the visual, hearing and motor impaired

Tel Aviv-based accessiBe, a startup using AI to make website content more accessible for users with disabilities, has raised $12 million from K1, an investment firm based in California. The company will use the funding to scale operations in North America. The AI startup has developed a plug-and-play solution that makes website content accessible to […]


Swedish startup Handiscover secures €1.6 million to help physically disabled travelers find the right lodging

Swedish travel tech startup Handiscover, which provides an accommodation booking platform for people with special needs, has secured €1.6 million in grant funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator. The company qualified for ‘blended funding’, which means that along with the grant, there will be a negotiation around a Series A with the European […]


Cambridge-based Featurespace raises £30 million to help enterprise combat financial fraud

Featurespace, a Cambridge-based developer of analytics software to help enterprise combat fraud, has raised £30 million in a funding round led by Merian Chrysalis Investment Company, with support from existing investors. Founded in 2008, the fintech company invented ‘adaptive behavioral analytics,’ which learns the normal patterns of individuals so that any anomalies in behavior stand […]


Swedish e-sports startup Leetify raises €900,000 to build AI coaching platform for gamers

Stockholm-based e-sports startup Leetify has raised €900,000 to develop its AI coaching platform for gamers, currently in beta. The seed round was joined by several Nordic VCs, with Inventure leading and J12 Ventures, and others supporting. The AI coaching platform automatically analyses the matches that gamers play, identifying weaknesses, personalising practices, and tracking progress. […]


UK grounds maintenance company Ground Control launches new fund for early-stage startups dedicated to the environment

Ground Control, a UK company providing grounds maintenance and landscaping services, has announced a £5 million fund to invest in early stage companies and social enterprises that are helping the environment. The Evergreen Fund will be financed by five percent of Ground Control’s annual profits. “Launching the fund is a natural extension of our belief […]


Berlin’s Construyo gets €2 million to develop its bespoke software-service approach to construction projects

Berlin-based contech startup Construyo has raised €2 million in a seed round led by London’s Talis Capital. The German company plans to develop its project management platform, as well as its network of construction professionals, to become a complete end-to-end solution for the industry. “While large industries like manufacturing and agriculture saw huge productivity increases […]