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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]