The program is open to IoT startups developing products with NarrowBand-IoT technology
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 […]
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, […]
Orange Digital Ventures, the early stage investment fund of French telco giant Orange, is launching a new €50 million Africa-focused investment program for startups. The investment division, which will be led by a team in Dakar to be set up in September, is dedicated to verticals like fintech, IoT, energy, and e-health. It will invest […]
French connected cosmetics startup, Feeligreen, has raised €3.5 million from undisclosed investors. The company had previously raised €1 million in 2014 from Innovacom and SEB Alliance.
The French workspace management startup Connected Space Management (CSM) has raised €2 million from Bpifrance and private investors.
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.