Marketing automator Postoplan raises $1.5 million, sets sights squarely on the US

Tallinn’s Postoplan is an automated marketing platform for social media and messengers. According to the startup, its algorithms help drive 70% more traffic and subscribers on social media, while reducing a social media manager’s workload by 40%. The startup has raised $1.5 million in new round with the majority of the funding slated to strengthen […]

Dawn Capital closes second later-stage growth fund at $120 million

London’s B2B software specialist Dawn Capital has announced the close of its second later-stage growth fund at $120 million. The follow on investment fund is slated to issue tickets of up to $30 million in Series C or higher rounds. In combination with its flagship fund, Dawn Capital has raised over $520 million in the […]

Smart energy trader Open Energi acquired by bp

London-based based Open Energi has been acquired by bp. The company uses an artificial intelligence-powered platform to automate and optimise a network of distributed energy resources ranging from battery storage to hydrogen electrolysers and solar farms. With the acquisition, bp is aiming to rapidly scale the company via its Launchpad programme. By joining the Launchpad […]

Female wellness brand her1 raises €5.5 million, eyes further European expansion

Built upon the premise that true health and beauty comes from within, Berlin-based female wellness startup her1 has raised €5.5 million. The company creates a line of ingestible products that are aimed at supporting women’s wellbeing by focusing on gut health. With a portion of the new funding, her1 is anticipating the further development of […]

Business financials management platform Soldo closes $180 million round led by Temasek

Not to be outdone by Paris-based Spendesk’s announcement this morning, across the channel, London’s pay and spend automation fintech Soldo has closed a $180 million Series C round. The startup provides businesses with real-time visibility and cost control of company expenditures. With the new funding, the company is expecting to accelerate international expansion, as well […]

Open banking infrastructure provider Yapily raises $51 million

In a market that’s seemingly hotter than pan-fried catfish, London-based open banking infrastructure startup Yapily, has reeled in $51 million in a first close of a Series B funding round. The funding is slated to be put towards further development of the company’s open banking infrastructure technologies and expand across Europe with the aim of […]