Israeli augmented reality (AR) lens maker Lumus has closed a $6 million round from the Chinese Alibaba Group. This investment follows a $30 million Series C in December 2016 from HTC and Quanta Computer. It raised $15 million in a Series B round in June 2016. This brings the company’s total amount raised to $57 million.
French-based workspace booking company Jooxter has raised €1 million in funding from the investors at Newfund.
French startup Foxintelligence announced that it has raised one million euros. The investors included Daphni, Partech Ventures, Kima Ventures, The Studio, Founders Global Capital, Capital Iron and business angels.
London-based cloud software company PatSnap has closed a funding round from Sequoia Capital, with Shunwei Capital and Qualgro contributing to the round. The amount of the deal was undisclosed, though a PatSnap spokeswoman said that the round was in the “tens of millions of dollars.”
London-based healthtech startup Cera, which seeks to connect patients and carers, closed a £1.3 million funding round. Investors included David Buttress, the CEO of JustEat; angel investor Arnie Sriskandarajah; Tim Jackson from Lean Investments; and Thomas Zeltner, the former vice-chair of the World Health Organisation.
The online art market is booming and it looks like the world of tech and art are inching closer towards each other. Here, we shine a light on a crop of European tech startups tackling this space…