Venture Capital A subcategory of financial services and investment-specific stories, this section includes news and announcements related to diversified venture capital activities and transactions.

Latest Venture Capital

15 Aug, 2017, 16:04 BST Revolutionary Learning Game Company Lightneer Lands Seed Funding at $5M

Lightneer, the Finnish learning game studio founded by Rovio (Angry Birds) alumns together with some of the world's top scientists from CERN,...


03 Aug, 2017, 12:00 BST BlueteamGlobal: Cybersecurity Firm Launches With $125 Million Round, Deep Senior Team

New company to target cyber defense for both larger enterprises and SMB customers BlueteamGlobal, a cybersecurity services firm, today...


31 Jul, 2017, 18:38 BST The Best From Around the World Meet at the Venture Capital World Summit on 4th October 2017 in London

The 'Oscars' of VC, with Influential Venture Capital Businesses Funds will attend a major International Business Finance Conference, where a...


25 Jul, 2017, 05:15 BST Iterum Gains Important Support for Development of Novel Oral Antibiotic, Sulopenem

- CARB-X selects Iterum's sulopenem to receive $1.5 million investment - Funding recognizes urgent need for new therapies against resistant...


21 Jul, 2017, 11:19 BST New AR Mobile First Person Shooter Announces ICO Token Sale as Part of its Fund Raising Campaign

Reality Gaming Group has announced Reality Clash, the world's first augmented reality combat game for iPhone and Andriod, taking mobile combat...


20 Jul, 2017, 17:15 BST Founders of DeepMind, OpenAI and Chief Scientist at Uber Back Graphcore in New $30m Funding Round Led by Atomico

Graphcore IPU products will lower the cost of accelerating AI applications, increase the performance of both training and inference by 10x to...


20 Jul, 2017, 09:00 BST Qumra Capital Announces First Closing of 2nd Growth Fund

Qumra Capital, Israel's leading late stage capital provider announced today the first closing of Qumra Capital II. With commitments of $115M,...


19 Jul, 2017, 09:00 BST Capital.com Launches Mobile Trading App

Cutting-Edge Fintech Platform Allows Users to Trade Financial Products on Smartphones Also Launches Supplementary Investmate App to Provide...


17 Jul, 2017, 17:39 BST Dubai Future Accelerators Opens Applications for the Third Program

Emirates airline joins the Dubai Future Accelerators Region's first Humanitarian Accelerator combines technology for good Program develops...


12 Jul, 2017, 18:10 BST Applitools Raises $8 Million Round Led by Sierra Ventures to Expand Its AI-Based SaaS Visual Application Testing and Monitoring Solution

Bessemer Venture Partners also joined the round and former Salesforce SVP and Slack CMO/CRO Bill Macaitis joins Advisory Board Applitools,...


05 Jul, 2017, 13:00 BST DBmaestro Raises $4.5 Million Led by Vertex Ventures to Drive Market Adoption of DevSecOps for Databases

Technology provides complete DevOps & DevSecOps solution to accelerate digital transformation DBmaestro, a leading provider of DevSecOps...


03 Jul, 2017, 12:29 BST Floreat Exits First Investment From Global Fixed Income Fund I

Global Fixed Income Fund I has successfully exited its first investment following the takeover of Reading Football Club by Chinese investors. A...


29 Jun, 2017, 07:00 BST Cytovation Announces Private Fundraising Round of NOK 20m to Progress CyPep-1 to Phase 1 Clinical Study

Cytovation AS, a privately held biotech company developing CyPep-1 for the treatment of skin disorders, announces it has raised NOK 20m in a...


27 Jun, 2017, 08:15 BST Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Company MachineVantage Launches with Financing from Unilever Ventures and IRI

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning company MachineVantage has been funded by IRI and Unilever Ventures. MachineVantage applies AI and ML...


26 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Aphea.Bio Raises 9 Million Euros in Funding

Aphea.Bio aims at leading position in next generation agricultural biologicals Aphea.Bio, spin-off of the VIB, UGent and KU Leuven, will develop...


23 Jun, 2017, 16:32 BST MC Private Equity Union Re-appoints Bjorn Monteine as Chairman For a Further Term

Monaco-based entrepreneur Bjorn Monteine has been reappointed as Chairman for MC Private Equity Union for a term of two years. Mr Monteine brings...


21 Jun, 2017, 16:52 BST Celtra secures $15 million financing to lead creative transformation in digital advertising, providing Brands a Cloud-based Creative Operating System

Celtra, the creative management platform for digital advertising, today announced a $15 million investment led by Unilever Ventures and WPP....


21 Jun, 2017, 16:07 BST Wayne Le Page - Making Waves in the Mobile Gaming Industry

Based in a prestigious address in the newly-redeveloped London borough of Paddington, Wayne Le Page is making waves in the mobile gaming...


20 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST OBN (UK) and Eurasanté (FR) Announce the Launch of BioSeed®

A New European Equity Investment Event to Support Early-Stage Companies in Life Sciences OBN (UK) and Eurasanté (FR) are delighted to announce...


19 Jun, 2017, 14:40 BST 50 of the Most Innovative Nordic Companies - These are the Finalists in Serendipity Challenge 2017

The 50 companies competing in the Nordic entrepreneurship competition Serendipity Challenge are now official. Two of them will be awarded the...


15 Jun, 2017, 12:00 BST Culture Amp announces new funding to empower companies everywhere to put culture first

HR Tech World: Culture Amp announced yesterday that it has raised a Series C round of $20 Million led by Sapphire Ventures. Previous investors,...


12 Jun, 2017, 18:00 BST CrowdFlower raises $20M to accelerate the adoption of AI within the enterprise

Industry Ventures and Salesforce Ventures invest in human-in-the-loop AI category leader CrowdFlower, an essential human-in-the-loop AI...


09 Jun, 2017, 12:43 BST Fast-growing Beauty and Wellness Platform Shedul.com Raises $6 Million

Getting a ride, ordering a meal, or booking a flight has never been easier. Booking a haircut, on the other hand, could use some...


07 Jun, 2017, 18:13 BST Humaniq Opens New US Office in Silicon Valley

Humaniq has launched an office in Silicon Valley, CA. Humaniq https://humaniq.co/, the Ethereum-based blockchain banking app offering financial...


05 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST Direct Line Group Invest in Vet Startup PawSquad

Home Visit Vet Service PawSquad has received strategic investment from Direct Line Group, and PawSquad's Video and Text Consultations are now a...