OpenOcean VC: Funding the future of European data companies

Big data, has been called by some to be the “new oil“. While others challenge that association, it is abundantly clear that innovations that harness the power of big data have an incredible opportunity to build some of the most exciting technologies of tomorrow. OpenOcean VC is a European investor working to propel companies in […]

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The Reverse Pitch: Outlier Ventures

Choosing the right type of investment is one of the most integral decisions one will make as an early-stage founder. If that decision involves taking on external funding, identifying the right firm to come along on your startup journey is critical. Here, we’re asking European investors to share a little bit about themselves, to make choosing […]

Israeli open source security company WhiteSource secures $35 million

Israeli-founded open source security management company WhiteSource has raised $35 million in a funding round led by Susquehanna Growth Equity, with participation by existing investors 83North and M12 (formerly known as Microsoft Ventures). This capital injection brings the total amount attracted by the company to $46 million. WhiteSource works with enterprise customers to monitor and […]

The UK-based startup Snyk raises $22 million to automatically protect open-source software from vulnerabilities

London-headquartered startup Snyk has raised a $22 million Series B round of funding led by Accel, with participation from GV and existing investors Boldstart Ventures, Heavybit, and others. The startup claims to have reached a fivefold revenue growth over the past nine months with over 200 paying customers, including ASOS, Digital Ocean, and Skyscanner. The […]

Snyk raises $7 million to secure open source libraries

Snyk, a security solution for open source software, has raised $7 million in Series A funding led by Boldstart Ventures and Canaan Partners with participation from Heavybit, FundFire, and Peter McKay, CEO of Swiss IT firm Veeam. UK-based Snyk builds security solutions that secure open source libraries used by developers. It currently supports 20 languages […]

German open source software firm Open-Xchange raises €21 million

Open source software firm Open-Xchange has raised €21 million from Iris Capital and eCapital to boost its growth. The new funds will be invested in building Open-Xchange’s development, engineering, and technical support teams to focus on its DNS and email services and expand its partner and customer network globally. The Nuremberg company’s clients include GoDaddy, […]