YCombinator alum VertoFX raises $2.1 million in seed money to scale into Africa

In a seed round led by Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV), London-based VertoFX has raised $2.1 million to build tech enabled FX and international payments solutions for businesses in emerging markets. The startup was part of the latest YCombinator cohort (winter 2019).  Founded in 2017 by Nigerian-born, British ex-bankers Anthony Oduwole and Ola Oyetayo, VertoFX is […]

Dutch startup Dashmote gets €2.5 million in funding from American and Chinese investors to analyse the web with AI

Dashmote, the AI Insight platform has secured $2.8 million in funding from SP Investment Associates (SPIA), Three Curve Capital (TCC), and Gaomei Yunjing Investments. The funding will be used to introduce the startup’s data and image analytics solutions to larger venues and enterprises and accelerate Dashmote’s global growth. With its SaaS solution, Dashmote is already […]

Marseille-based Traxens closes €20 million Series C to launch its IoT tracking solutions at scale

Traxens, a French company providing logistics asset data and services for the supply chain industry, has closed a Series C funding round at €20 million ($22.7 million) today. The financing from Itochu Corporation, Bpifrance, and Supernova Invest will go to scale up the startup’s smart containers and rail freight businesses and propel its international expansion. […]