Dutch secure communication startup ZIVVER raises $12 million

Amsterdam-based communication platform with advanced security features ZIVVER has landed $12 million in a funding round led by Dawn Capital with participation from DN Capital and the existing investor henQ Capital Partners. The company is going to use the money to fuel its international expansion, with new offices opening soon in Belgium and Germany. Similarly […]

Finnish healthtech startup Noona acquired by the US-based Varian

The US-based medical hardware and software company Varian has acquired the Finnish startup Noona, which has developed a cloud-based a communications platform for cancer patients and health centres. Described in the medical language, Noona is a platform that captures patient-reported outcomes (PROs), which is basically information on how the patient is feeling given by the […]

London-based healthcare messaging app Forward Health raises $3.9 million

You know that a topic is hot when two similar startups both secure a few million in funding within a week. Looks like instant messaging for health professionals is one. British messaging app for doctors and other healthcare professionals Forward Health has raised $3.9 million led by Stride.VC, with additional backing from Albion Capital. The news […]

Dutch startup Siilo lands €4.5 million in funding for its secure messaging platform for doctors

Amsterdam-based messaging platform Siilo that targets healthcare specialists has raised €4.5 million in a funding round led by EQT Ventures, with participation from existing investors. The startup plans to use the capital injection for further European expansion with a focus on the UK and Germany. Co-founded by a former surgery resident Joost Bruggeman in 2016, […]

From smart learning to active citizenship, here are the winning projects for the 2018 European Youth Award

The winners of the 2018 European Youth Award (EYA) have been announced in Graz, Austria, and we’d be remiss if we didn’t share the list with you. The European Youth Award is a pan-European contest encouraging young people, social entrepreneurs, and startups to develop digital solutions addressing today’s most pressing challenges. The yearly contest is […]

Luxembourg-founded medical booking startup DOCTENA secures €8 million

DOCTENA, a GP appointment booking platform headquartered in Luxembourg, has raised €8 million in funding. The company is planning to use the money to strengthen its positions in the markets it’s currently present on, namely Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. The startup’s platform aims at connecting doctors to patients, as well as […]