Swedish Telia buys public transit startup FältCom

Swedish company Telia has purchased FältCom, a Umeå-based startup. FältCom has been active in the Nordic market for online public transport. It is the market leader in Scandinavia for mobile platforms on buses, and all speed cameras in Sweden are equipped with FältCom technology. The company has about 40 employees and had sales in 2016 of €8.8 million.

Waylay raises €1.2 million to boost its “IoT orchestration” platform

Belgium’s Waylay, a platform for connecting IoT devices with enterprise IT systems and the cloud, has raised €1.2 million to invest into growth and sales and marketing. The funding round was led by PMV and Ark Angels Activator Fund (AAAF). Ghent-based Waylay’s “IoT orchestration” service, which is SIGFOX-certified, integrates IoT applications with existing IT systems […]

UK-based Audio Analytic raises $5.5 million for sound recognition software

UK-based Audio Analytic, which uses AI to develop sound recognition technology, announced the closing of a $5.5 million Series A round. The round was led by Cambridge Innovation Capital, with participation from IQ Capital, Rockspring, Cambridge Angels and Martlet. This Series A funding follows previous rounds in 2014 and 2015, bringing the company’s total money raised to $8 million.