The Reverse Pitch: Concentric

Concentric was founded by Kjartan Rist and Denis Shafranik in 2013. The firm invests across many different industries, looking for the best opportunities that use technology to drive efficiency and empower consumers. Concentric views investment as a partnership, and the team endeavors to challenge paradigms of venture capital firms that rely too heavily on management […]

Channel 4 invests airtime in a Bristol-based holiday marketplace TravelLocal

TravelLocal, the Bristol-based B2C online marketplace for tailor-made holidays has announced that Channel 4, the British TV broadcaster, has just invested in the company, via its Commercial Growth Fund. Channel 4 joins existing investment funds, Active Partners and Gresham House Ventures, in backing the business.  Founded in 2016 by Tom Stapleton, Huw Owen, and Mark […]

Israeli startup TriEye scores $19 million in Series A funding and a strategic investor in Porsche

TriEye, whose Short-Wave-Infra-Red (SWIR) sensing technology enables vision in adverse weather and night-time conditions, has expanded its Series A round, led by Intel Capital, to $19 million with an investment from the German car manufacturer Porsche. The additional funding will be used for ongoing product development and operations, as well as team growth. Founded in […]