GeoQuant raises $4 million to provide political risk analysis to investors

GeoQuant, a data and political science startup based in Israel and New York City, has raised $4 million in seed funding. The investment comes from the Tel-Aviv-based VC firm Aleph, and XL Innovate, based in Silicon Valley. As part of the deal Michael Eisenberg from Aleph VC and Martha Notaras from XL Innovate will join GeoQuant’s board.

Belgium’s NGDATA acquires New York data consultancy Eccella

Ghent-based CRM software firm NGDATA has acquired New York’s Eccella, a data-first consultancy, to help aid the company’s growth in the UK and North America. No terms were disclosed. Eccella works with clients to develop data-driven strategies. It has offices in London and Mumbai and will continue to operate under its own name and retain […]

Swiss genomic data company BC Platforms raises $10 million

Swiss BC Platforms, which provides genomic data management solutions, has raised $10 million. The round was led by Debiopharm Innovation Fund in conjunction with Tesi, a Finnish venture capital and private equity company, with participation from BC Platforms’ existing investors.

UK-based human genome research platform Repositive raises £2.5 million Series A

UK-based Repositive, which has created a portal for accessing human genomic research data, has closed a Series A funding round of £2.5 million. The round was led by Ananda Social Venture Fund and Force Over Mass Capital. Amadeus Capital Partners and Jonathan Milner have increased their investments, having previously participated in a seed round. Repositive has now raised £3.3 million to date.