Cognism, an end-to-end sales acceleration platform that is using patented AI technology to streamline prospecting for B2B sales teams has raised $10 million in Series B. The round was led by New York-based PeakSpan Capital. Its recent financing brings the startup’s total funding to over $16.5 million and will be used to expand to new […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about the new, tighter rules regarding facial recognition in Europe, the standoff between France and the UK and the big tech companies, the future of data flows between Europe and the US, and much more. We’ve also prepared interviews with Lubomila Jordanova of PlanA and Tim Schumacher, co-fonder of Eyeo, Sedo, and SaaS.group.
IQ Capital, a venture capital firm focused on deep tech investments, has just announced the launch of its new $125 million Growth Opportunities Fund which will provide later-stage capital to outperforming companies in their existing venture portfolio. Along the launch comes the closing of IQ Capital’s third venture fund at $175 million. Together it brings […]
Oxford-based Optellum, which offers AI software for early lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, has just raised £1 million from Luminous Ventures, as part of a seed follow-on round of £3.25 million. Optellum’s software is said to be the first predictive machine learning solution applied to lung cancer, which is the most common form of cancer. […]
London-based fashion software company Unmade has scored £4.75 million in seed funding in a round led by Octopus Ventures and joined by MMC Ventures, Felix Capital and prior backers. Unmade previously raised $4 million in August 2018. Unmade was founded by Hal Watts, Kirsty Emery and Ben Alun-Jones in 2014 in an effort to completely […]
Landbay, a UK-based specialist marketplace lending platform for residential buy-to-let mortgages, has signed a £1 billion (€1.1 billion) funding agreement with a large, unnamed institutional investor (via UKTN). The deal to finance mortgages on its platform will help the property-focused fintech company to significantly grow its buy-to-let lending over the next two years, Landbay says. […]
French-founded on-demand logistics startup Cubyn has landed €12 million in a funding round led by DN Capital with participation from Partech Ventures, 360 Capital Partners, BNP Paribas Developpement, and BPI France. Founded in 2015, Cubyn has developed a third-party logistics and fulfilment system that supposedly costs 30 percent less than the average industry rates. Dubbed […]