Belgian translation startup TextMaster acquired by Technicis for undisclosed amount

TextMaster, a Brussels and Paris-based translation startup, has been acquired by French translation agency Technicis. No terms for the deal have been disclosed. TextMaster, which has raised more than $8 million in funding, was founded through the eFounders startup programme in Brussels and Paris; this marks the programme’s first major exit. The platform connects companies […]

Userlane raises €4 million for its software navigational tools

German software training startup Userlane has raised €4 million in a Series A round led by Capnamic Ventures with participation from High Tech Gründerfonds and Follow the Rabbit Ventures. The Munich startup develops navigational training systems for software programs that teach users how to operate a program without formal training. Its customers include Deutsche Telekom, […]

Belgian firm PieSync raises €2.8 million for its data syncing platform

Belgium’s PieSync, a data syncing service for businesses, has raised €2.8 million led by Fortino Capital with participation from Ark Angels Activator Fund, PMV, and investor Dirk Vermunicht. PieSync is a SaaS service aimed as businesses for managing contact information through the cloud regardless of application. According to the company, it fills a gap in […]

UK SaaS company Science Warehouse acquired by Advanced for £16 million

Science Warehouse, a UK-based SaaS company, has been acquired by enterprise software firm Advanced for £16 million. Science Warehouse, founded in 2000, develops spend and procurement management software used in the private and public sector, including the NHS and universities. “Public sector budgets are subject to incredible scrutiny and hence nearly all organisations rely on […]

Peakon raises $22 million for its people analytics software tools

Employment engagement platform Peakon has raised $22 million led by Balderton Capital with participation from EQT Ventures, IDInvest Partners, and Sunstone Capital. Launched two years ago, Peakon is a “people analytics” SaaS platform that collects and analyses employee feedback data using machine learning to make sense of the feedback, employees’ problems, and potential solutions. Its […]

Supermood raises €2.5 million for its employee feedback analytics

French startup Supermood has raised €2.5 million in a Series A round led by Alven Capital with participation from 50 Partners and Blablacar CTO Francis Nappez. Supermood develops an automated “People Analytics” solution for collecting employee feedback, through micro surveys, for HR departments to act effectively on this data and remedy any problems or challenges. […]