In a new, combined Tech.eu report, we break down and analyse in-depth all of the European tech exit and funding deals we tracked and vetted during Q1 2017.
Highland Europe’s Scaling Businesses questionnaire invites European tech companies to share the challenges of scaling a business.
UK-based Repositive, which has created a portal for accessing human genomic research data, has closed a Series A funding round of £2.5 million. The round was led by Ananda Social Venture Fund and Force Over Mass Capital. Amadeus Capital Partners and Jonathan Milner have increased their investments, having previously participated in a seed round. Repositive has now raised £3.3 million to date.
ResearchGate, the social network for scientists and researchers, has raised $52.6 million from several investors including Wellcome Trust, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, and Four Rivers Group. Other participants in the round included Ashton Kutcher, Groupe Arnault, Xavier Niel, and existing investors Bill Gates, Tenaya Capital, Benchmark, and Founders Fund. The German company, founded in 2008, […]
Lobbying is fast becoming a “core competency” for entrepreneurs and VCs, according to professor Elizabeth Pollman of the Loyola Law School. What gives, Europe?
Paris-based Agricool has raised $4.3 million (€4 million) in funding from VC firm Daphni as well as Parrot founder Henri Seydoux and the co-founder of Captain Train (now owned by Trainline), Jean-Daniel Guyot. Agricool’s mission is a unique one: to grow fruits and vegetables inside of shipping containers in order to bring more fresh, local food to big cities.
We’ve analysed the tech exits data tracked for the third quarter of 2016, and found that it was a stellar one in terms of volume – but mostly thanks to a single, big deal.