Swiss-founded healthtech startup RetinAI raises €2 million

Bern-based health data analysis startup RetinAI has landed CHF 2.3 million in a funding round led by btov Partners, with participation of Swiss-based investor network investiere and a consortium of private investors. The startup plans to use the money to hire more people and accelerate certification of its solutions. Founded in 2016, RatinAI has developed […]

UK-based GuestReady acquires French Airbnb management company BnbLord

London-headquartered GuestReady has acquired France’s BnbLord and claims to be the largest Airbnb management company in Europe with more than 2,000 properties. It has also announced the creation of a holding company, GuestReady Group based in Switzerland. Since its launch in 2016, GuestReady has acquired three Airbnb management companies. The other two were Oporto City […]

Swiss crypto fintech startup Amun AG raises $4 million

Swiss fintech startup Amun, which aims at making investments in crypto-assets as easy as buying share in public companies, has landed $4 million in funding from several investors, including Adam Draper, founder of Boost VC; Graham Tuckwell, founder of ETFS Capital; Greg Kidd, co-founder of Hard Yaka; and four family offices. Amun has created HODL, […]

Swiss fintech startup Loanboox raises €20 million

Zurich-based startup Loanboox has landed a €20 million Series B funding round at a valuation of €110 million from several investors, including Deutsche Kreditbank AG and the LGT Group. Loanboox has developed a platform for mediation of financing and investments for public corporations, banks, large companies and institutional investors. The company claims to have processed […]

Swiss logistics startup Nexiot raises €13 million

Zurich-founded logistics digitisation startup Nexiot has raised €13 million in a Series B funding round from a group of investors including the venture arm of Credit Suisse and Mobiliar Versicherungen, a Swiss insurance company. Nexiot, a spin-off company from ETH Zurich founded in 2015, is building a hardware and software solution for the logistics industry […]

Swiss-headquartered data management company Veeam raises a whopping $500 million from Insight VP

Swiss-headquartered Veeam, a provider of data backup solutions for enterprise customers, has raised a monster of a round of $500 million led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). This is the first publicly announced capital injection for the 12-year-old company. According to the company’s numbers, it has more […]

US-based DXC acquires Russian-founded software development company Luxoft for $2 billion

US-based IT services company DXC Technology has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Luxoft, a custom software development company founded in Russia and currently headquartered in Switzerland, for $2 billion in an all-cash deal. “Luxoft and DXC are highly complementary, and our shared vision of digital transformation makes this strategic combination a great fit for both […]