Belgian startup Sensolus gets €3.5 million to expand IoT throughout the supply chain with stick-on sensors

Belgian industrial IoT startup Sensolus has raised €3.5 million to develop and expand its logistics system, which helps companies track non-powered assets (or devices and equipment that aren’t ‘smart’) in supply chains and industrial manufacturing. The investment came from btov Partners, Annie Vereecken, Capricorn ICT Arkiv and Quest for Growth. The latter two investors led […]

Yosuke Kurihara, CEO of Uhuru UK: “To achieve sustainable society, data is key — and we need to deliver this data to the people”

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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 […]