Smart city operator Connexin banks £80 million to keep up with UK demand

Connexin, a London-based smart city operator, has secured £80 million in funding to keep up with demand in the UK. Whitehelm Capital, an Australia-based independent infrastructure manager, bought a large minority stake in the company and says it has “earmarked further capital for investment through the partnership.” “This investment isn’t just about Connexin. It affects […]


Dublin-based VRAI raises €1.2 million to expand VR simulation training for enterprise

VRAI, a Dublin-based startup that creates VR simulation training for hazardous work environments, has secured €1.2 million in seed funding from existing private investors and the Irish state economic development agency, Enterprise Ireland.  The Irish company combines virtual reality, AI and IoT technology to create more authentic and measurable simulation training for work environments, building […]


Swiss manufacturer SkyCell raises $62 million for smart containers that protect pharmaceutical supply chain

SkyCell, the Zürich-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled smart containers for the pharmaceutical industry, has raised $62 million to expand through the US and Asia. The growth funding round was led by MVM Partners, along with a consortium of family offices and an unnamed Swiss insurance company. Existing investors such as the Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, managed by […]


Truphone secures £30 million in funding at a £410 million valuation

Truphone, the London-based global mobile network provider, has raised £30 million from existing investors to further develop its eSIM software and expand business in North America and Asia Pacific. The company’s valuation now sits at £410 million. Among other products, the telecommunications company offers an eSIM technology stack for mobile operators, device makers and chip […]

Push Technologies

UK company Push Technology secures £10 million Series A to expand API management platform

London-based Push Technology has announced a £10 million Series A round led by Glasgow-based Maven Capital Partners, with support from Guinness Asset Management and Stephen Capital. The UK company’s main product, Diffusion, is an API management platform that “combines pub/sub, request response, and time series in a single unified SDK.” Basically the platform securely streams […]