Spanish location data visualisation startup CartoDB scores $23m in growth funding from Accel, Salesforce and others

CartoDB, the Madrid/New York-based startup that specialises in location data analysis and visualisation software, has secured $23 million in Series B funding to support its international growth. The round was led by new investor Accel Partners, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and prior backers Earlybird Ventures and Kibo Ventures, and brings the total capital raised […]

European e-commerce company Lengow secures €10 million in Series B funding, plans acquisitions

French e-commerce software company Lengow has closed a €10 million Series B round of financing to take its international expansion beyond the 45 countries it’s already active in. Founded in 2009, the company is particularly eyeing the UK, Germany, Asia and United States for growth, considering ‘strategic acquisitions’ in those regions. The funding comes from […]

Berlin startup behind viral ‘selfie video’ app Dubsmash raises $5.5 million from Index, Chris Sacca, Sunstone and others

Berlin-based startup Dubsmash has scored $5.5 million in funding from Index Ventures, well-known American tech investor Chris Sacca, King co-founder and CEO Riccardo Zacconi and Copenhagen-based VC firm Sunstone Capital, reports FT’s Murad Ahmed. Dubsmash offers a free mobile app for iOS and Android that lets people take and share short videos of themselves lip-syncing […]