Remote meeting software firm LoopUp to pursue post-Brexit London tech IPO

LoopUp Group, a Shoreditch, London-based remote meeting SaaS company, today announced its intention to list its shares on AIM - a ‘junior’ market operated by London Stock Exchange - which would make it one of the first ‘local’ IPOs since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Founded in 2003, LoopUp boasts around 1,850 […]

Talent management SaaS startup Intuo raises €850,000

Belgian SaaS startup Intuo has raised €850,000 to further develop its 360-degree talent management software. The funding comes from PMV and a number of angel investors from the HR, retail, and petrochemical sectors. “We’ll use the money on two main components. One is the technology but on the other hand the expansion of the organisation […]

Denmark’s Siteimprove raises $55 million from Summit Partners for its Web governance software suite

Danish SaaS company Siteimprove hasn’t waited until after the end-of-year holidays to announce a significant capital increase. American global growth equity firm Summit Partners this morning revealed that it has taken a minority stake in the company for $55 million. Founded in Copenhagen back in 2003, Siteimprove essentially enables publishers, marketers and other Web professionals […]

Sophos beefs up on online security, acquires Dutch security software firm SurfRight for $31.8 million

Sophos, the Oxford, UK-based network security giant, has acquired SurfRight, a small Dutch company that specialises in security software for the Windows platform. Sophos coughed up $31.8 million in cash for the acquisition of SurfRight, and will retain all of its employees and the company’s office in Hengelo, The Netherlands. Founded in 2006 and self-reportedly […]