IoT data analytics platform Sentiance raises €8 million

Belgium’s Sentiance has raised €8 million in a Series C round. The investment was led by Volta Ventures and KPN Ventures with participation from previous investors including Samsung Catalyst Fund, Qbic, and Pamica. The new funds will be invested in the company’s global growth and development of its service. Sentiance’s platform employs machine learning and […]

Iris Capital closes its €250 million European investment fund IrisNext

Paris VC firm Iris Capital has announced the close of its new €250 million IrisNext fund for investing in European companies from seed to growth stages. Investors in IrisNext include Orange, Publicis, Valeo, and state-backed investment bank Bpifrance. The fund will invest between €1 million and €30 million in startups, mostly in France and Germany, […]

French IoT solutions company Actility raises a $75 million Series D round

French Actility, which provides Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) for the internet of Things (IoT), has completed a $75 million Series D funding round. Creadev, Bosch and Inmarsat are among the new investors in the round, with existing investors also participating including Idinvest, Bpifrance, Ginko Ventures, KPN, Orange Digital Ventures, Swisscom and Foxconn.