UK-based SaaS startup Blaize scores £2.5 million in funding to help publishers scale up subscriptions

London-based Blaize has raised £2.5 million in a seed financing round led by Spain-born Nauta Capital to help publisher customers like NewsCorp and brands to gain more subscribers through its digital identity and paywall technology. As per usual, the cash influx will serve the further development of the SaaS startup’s platform and technology, international expansion […]

Salesforce Ventures has invested in 50+ European tech companies since 2015, and it’s ramping things up with a new $125 million fund

Salesforce Ventures, the CRM software juggernaut’s corporate investment group, is today announcing that it has closed a $125 million fund to continue backing enterprise cloud startups across Europe. To wit, Salesforce Ventures says it has already backed more than 50 startups active in a variety of industries, across 13 European countries, including the likes of […]

Glofox lands $10 million Series A round for its gym management software

Glofox, the Irish-founded startup behind the eponymous fitness and gym management platform, have raised $10 million in a new financing round led by London-based Octopus Ventures. Partech, Notion Capital and Tribal VC also participated in the round. Founded in 2014, Glofox provides software services to boutique gym and fitness center owners, enabling them to more […]

London-based idea management startup Wazoku raises £2.5 million

The UK-founded SaaS idea management startup Wazoku has secured £2.5 million in a funding round led by Calculus Capital with participation from existing investors. This round brings the total amount raised by the company to £6.1 million. Wazoku’s main product is Idea Spotlight, an idea management platform used by enterprise clients including the UK Ministry […]

Icelandic startup GRID raises $3.5 million to “free the spreadsheet”

GRID, a Reykjavik-based SaaS startup that translates spreadsheets into web reports, has landed a $3.5 million funding round led by BlueYard Capital, with participation from strategic investors such as Slack Fund, Acequia Capital, and angel investor Charlie Songhurst. There isn’t much public information about GRID’s product, but the main idea that powers it is to […]