Glofox lands $10 million Series A round for its gym management software

Glofox, the Irish-founded startup behind the eponymous fitness and gym management platform, have raised $10 million in a new financing round led by London-based Octopus Ventures. Partech, Notion Capital and Tribal VC also participated in the round. Founded in 2014, Glofox provides software services to boutique gym and fitness center owners, enabling them to more […]

Polish-founded healthcare platform DocPlanner raises €80 million

Healthcare platform DocPlanner founded in Poland has raised a funding round of €80 million led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing, with participation from existing investors Piton Capital and ENERN Investments. This round brings the total amount raised by the company to some €130 million. DocPlanner’s product includes an appointment booking […]

European Investment Bank lends up to €110 million to Dräger to boost its medical technology research and development efforts

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will lend up to €110 million to Dräger, a German company specialised in medical and safety technology. Founded in Lübeck in 1889 (yes you read that right), Dräger will use the fresh financing to fund R&D projects in medical technology targeting life-saving systems such as anaesthesia devices and ventilators. Jyrki […]

Barcelona-based mental health startup Psious raises €8 million

Spain’s Psious, a VR startup that’s working on a platform for the treatment of mental health disorders, has raised €8 million in a funding round co-led by Sabadell Asabys, Caixa Capital Micro II, and Caixa Capital Tic II, with participation from Banc Sabadell and Carlos Gallardo. Psious plans to use the capital injections to complete […]

University of Zurich spin-off Vay Sports has launched its AI-powered digital fitness coach in beta

Vay Sports, a Zurich-based spin-off startup from UZH, the largest university in Switzerland, has launched a first digital fitness coach that uses computer vision and AI to provide real-time feedback on posture during workouts. Unlike conventional fitness apps, Vay Sports’ three co-founders says its solution uses computer vision technology and algorithms to create a computer […]