Frontity tech.eu

Madrid-based Frontity raises €1 million from Automattic, WooCommerce and Tumblr for open-source framework

Madrid-based startup Frontity, creator of an open-source framework for developing WordPress themes, has raised €1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Automattic, WordPress.com’s parent company, WooCommerce, Tumblr, and K Fund. A group of Spanish angel investors also participated. The Spanish startup has been developing an open-source JavaScript framework for WordPress, the CMS […]

Aiven tech.eu

Helsinki-based Aiven raises $40 million to build its cloud services from Boston and San Francisco

Aiven, a Helsinki-based cloud technology startup, has raised a $40 million Series B round led by the Silicon Valley-based Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), with participation from Earlybird and other investors. Founded in 2016, the Finnish company has built an automated cloud operations platform, turning open-source distributed data systems into cloud services. With the software, developers […]

SNyk tech.eu

London’s Snyk lands $150 million Series C to expand its developer-first security software

Snyk, the London-based software helping developers build security into their products, has raised a whopping $150 million Series C round, funded by Stripes, Coatue, Tiger Global, BoldStart, Trend Forward, Amity and Salesforce Ventures. “In this age of software-driven everything, DevOps and cloud, the responsibility of security needs to expand — from a siloed approach with […]

New VEctor tech.eu

New Vector to scale open-source alternative to WhatsApp and Slack, where users own their data

New Vector has announced $8.5 million in funding to scale its open-source, secure communication network, a bid to revolutionise data privacy and ownership in the messaging app space. The investments come from European VCs who specialize in enterprise tech: Notion Capital, Dawn and firstminute capital. Necessary for understanding New Vector’s business is to first understand […]