London-based cloud software company PatSnap has closed a funding round from Sequoia Capital, with Shunwei Capital and Qualgro contributing to the round. The amount of the deal was undisclosed, though a PatSnap spokeswoman said that the round was in the “tens of millions of dollars.”
Monsanto Co. has agreed to acquire VitalFields, an Estonian farm management software company, for an undisclosed amount. The startup will become part of The Climate Company, a Monsanto subsidiary that helps farmers maximize harvests through its Climate FieldView platform.
Tray.io, a “next generation cloud integration provider,” has raised $5 million in a Series A round led by London-based Mosaic Ventures, and with participation from True Ventures.
Gluru has raised $2m in Seed funding from investors including Sussex Place Ventures, SAATCHiNVEST, GECAD, and Playfair Capital. Gluru is an advanced analytical and predictive user data software company, which aims to make unstructured user data smart, accessible and useful.
Viloc, an Antwerp-based startup that is working to win over the construction industry with its inventory management platform has raised €2.5 million, primarily from Dutch telecom company KPN.
Edinburgh-based FinTech company FreeAgent has floated on AIM, raising £10.7 million with a market capitalization of £34 million.
Spotify has announced its acquisition of Preact, a US-based provider of customer service and predictive analytics software. Terms of the acquisition were undisclosed. Founded in 2012, Preact had raised around €10 million in funding to date, from Atlas Venture, Launchpad LA, Bee Partners and other investors. “Finding the trends and behavior patterns in our data […]