Channel 4 invests airtime in a Bristol-based holiday marketplace TravelLocal

TravelLocal, the Bristol-based B2C online marketplace for tailor-made holidays has announced that Channel 4, the British TV broadcaster, has just invested in the company, via its Commercial Growth Fund. Channel 4 joins existing investment funds, Active Partners and Gresham House Ventures, in backing the business.  Founded in 2016 by Tom Stapleton, Huw Owen, and Mark […]

France-based DataHawk raises €1.2 million in seed round for its platform that optimises the Amazon selling experience

DataHawk Technologies, a French tech company that develops a self-service software solution to help brands and retailers increase their sales and margins on Amazon, has raised €1.2 million in seed financing led by Axeleo Capital, with the participation of business angels. This financing round will give DataHawk enough resources to accelerate its growth, expand the […]

Israeli startup TriEye scores $19 million in Series A funding and a strategic investor in Porsche

TriEye, whose Short-Wave-Infra-Red (SWIR) sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its Series A round, led by Intel Capital, to $19 million with an investment from the German car manufacturer Porsche. The additional funding will be used for ongoing product development and operations, as well as team growth. Founded in […]

Berlin-based Mister Spex scores €65 million in funding; has eyes on new channels and markets

Mister Spex, Europe’s online optician has closed a €65 million financing round led by The Büll Family Office with the participation of existing investors (including Grazia Equity, Stephan Schambach, and Ehssan Dariani). The company plans on using the fresh capital for further store expansion and internationalisation. “With the current round of financing, we will continue […]