Curio raises $9 milllion in Series A funding for its curated audio platform

London-based Curio, which offers a subscription-based, curated audio content platform has closed a $9 million Series A round led by Earlybird, with Draper Esprit, Cherry Ventures and Horizons Ventures chipping in. Fabian Heilemann, partner at Earlybird, will be joining Curio’s board. Curio says it plans to use the fresh cash to strengthen its position in […]

PitchMe raises $1.2 million to bolster its skills-based talent marketplace

London-based PitchMe, which offers a skills-based talent marketplace that matches candidates’ soft and professional skills with the right job opportunities, has secured $1.2 million in a seed funding round led by New York-based Starta Ventures and joined by a UK-based family office and a number of angel investors (all unnamed). Used by the likes of […]

UK startup Poplar scores $2.1 million to capitalise on AR momentum

UK startup Poplar, which provides a platform meant to significantly lower the bar for the production of 3D and AR campaigns, has secured $2.1 million in seed funding to boost growth. The round was led by Fuel Ventures, and joined by Haatch Ventures, Ascension Ventures and Super Ventures. The fledgling company was founded, and incubated […]

Compass Pathways secures $80 million Series B to boost depression clinical trial

(Editor’s Note: this is an article from Crunchbase News by Christine Hall, syndicated with permission as part of a new content and data partnership.) Compass Pathways’ work on treatment-resistant depression received a big backing from investors. The London-based mental health care company closed a funding infusion of $80 million as part of a Series B […]