Slite raises $4.4 million to make better team collaboration tools

Slite, which develops a collaboration software platform, has raised $4.4 million in funding led by Index Ventures. The Paris-based company launched via the eFounders startup programme last year and recently participated in Y Combinator. The startup said it is developing an alternative to Google Docs and Evernote that’s targeted at teams for collaborating on content, […]

French fintech startup Spendesk raises €8 million in Series A round

Spend management startup Spendesk has secured a Series A round of €8 million led by Index Ventures to further its product development and expand into more markets. Other participants in the round included a number of business angels that have previously invested in the company: Michael Benabou (cofounder of Vente Privée), Louis Jonckheere and Pieterjan […]

DIY computer maker Kano raises $28 million Series B round

London’s Kano, makers of children’s DIY computers, has raised $28 million. Thames Trust and Breyer Capital led the Series B round with participation from Index Ventures, Stanford Engineering Venture Fund, LocalGlobe, Marc Benioff, John Makinson, Collaborative Fund, Triple Point Capital, and Barclays. Kano manufactures DIY computer kits for children to learn how to build their […]

Mobile gaming studio Supersolid raises $4 million from Index Ventures

UK mobile games developer Supersolid has raised $4 million led by Index Ventures with participation from a number of other unnamed investors. The company, founded in 2012, has amassed 50 million downloads and launched its latest game Home Street. The new funds will be used to add new features to the game, grow its London-based […]