CheckRecipient has announced a funding round of $2.7 million from lead investors Accel and LocalGlobe for its email security platform. Winton Ventures, Amadeus Capital Partners, and Crane also participated in the round. The London-based company has gained customers in the UK in the legal, healthcare, and financial services sectors, and plans to launch in the […]
France-based Doctolib, a SaaS doctor booking platform, has raised €26 million in a Series C round led by French public investment bank Bpifrance. Other participants in the round include Accel, BlaBlaCar cofounder Nicolas Brusson, PriceMinister cofounder Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, and German CEO of private clinic group CIP Gruppe Ludwig Klitzsch. Doctolib’s SaaS solution, which uses a […]
Lending platform Funding Circle has raised $100 million (£82 million) in a fresh funding round led by Accel along with several other investors. Investors in the round include Baillie Gifford, DST Global, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Rocket Internet, Sands Capital Ventures, Temasek, and Union Square Ventures – all previous investors. Funding Circle, based in London, […]
UK-based OLIO, a food sharing app for reducing food waste, has raised $2.2 million in funding from several investors. The app, which was launched in the UK last year by cofounders Tessa Cook and Saasha Celestial-One, is used by neighbours to share unwanted or unused food around the local community. OLIO’s Food Waste Heroes Programme […]
Brocante Lab, an online marketplace for second-hand furniture and home décor, has raised a €3 million Series A round and will rebrand under the name Selency. The investment comes from Accel and Kima Ventures and will be used to further develop its curated platform for buying antique or used furniture from dealers and other users […]
OpenGamma, a London-based financial software and derivatives risk analytics provider, has raised $13.3 million from Accel and ICAP with participation from former SunGard CEO Cristóbal Conde. The startup provides software-as-a-service products for derivative risk analytics in the face of growing regulations, particularly in the States. It has built up its own open source library for […]
Accel partner Philippe Botteri believes in a bright future for European SaaS firms, and the investor has identified 100 promising companies in the category.