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. […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talked about fresh funding for e-scooter companies and the competition landscape in Europe, (the lack of) news from Atomico’s Angel Programme, the future of podcasts and paywalls, and much more. In addition to that, there’s an interview with Sara Usinger who’s been busy building up startup ecosystems in Iran and Albania over the past few years.
A group of leading car manufacturers, suppliers, tech and transportation companies have joined a consortium of investors backing Tel Aviv, Israel-based Maniv for the closing of a mobility innovation-focused fund. Maniv announced today that it has closed its second venture fund with $100 million in commitments from the likes of Alliance Ventures (the strategic investment […]
E.ventures, a globally active venture firm started in Germany, has closed a new fund to the tune of €355 million ($400 million), with the European Investment Fund and German industry behemoths such as Otto Group, Lidl, Kärcher, Dr. Ing. Oetker, KfW, Jägermeister and Porsche participating in the fundraising. The biggest chunk of the money will […]
The UK-based VC Talis Capital, which has invested in Darktrace and iwoca among others, has raised $100 million to invest in startups from late seed stage to Series C. The closing brings the total amount of transactions in 10 years to $600 million. The firm raises money from its LP base every year, as well […]
42CAP, a Munich-based VC firm, has closed its second €50 million seed fund. The investors in the fund include the European Investment Fund (EIF), the German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW Capital), Isomer Capital, as well as other private investors and business angels. Closing of the new fund will allow the firm to “lead seed investments […]
GP Bullhound, the technology advisory and investment firm born (and still very active) in Europe, has announced the final close of its latest tech fund at 113 million euros to continue backing companies with traction in the software, marketplace, fintech and entertainment sectors. The firm, which was founded back in 1999 and has invested in […]