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

14:00 BST Frontier Car Group Secures $22 Million in Funding; On Road to Revolutionize Used Automotive Sales in Global Emerging Markets

Led by Balderton Capital, the Series A Round Will Grow Existing Businesses in Chile, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey Frontier Car Group...


22 May, 2017, 12:30 BST SkyX Announces $5m Investment From Kuang-Chi

- Leading Chinese technology group providing investment and support to SkyX to capture multi-billion dollar pipeline monitoring market - Drones...


22 May, 2017, 10:07 BST Zeno Ventures Backs Tizeti to Bring Unlimited Wifi to Africa

Venture capital firm, Zeno Ventures, has closed an investment in Tizeti Inc., a Menlo Park, CA and Lagos, Nigeria based startup that participated...


11 May, 2017, 13:27 BST Macrophage Pharma Appoints Development Director

Dr Joanne Bedwell-Garner joins management team Macrophage Pharma Limited ('MPL') the immuno-oncology development company, announced today that it...


09 May, 2017, 07:00 BST BC Platforms Closes USD $10 Million Series B Financing led by Debiopharm and Tesi to Accelerate Knowledge Platform Development

Leading Big Data company developing platform with clinical and genomic data from 5 million subjects, to transform drug development and bring...


08 May, 2017, 09:00 BST Lamellar Biomedical Raises £5.75 Million in Series C Fund Raising led by Invesco

Lamellar Biomedical, a biotechnology company developing a range of patent-protected medical and pharmaceutical products, based on LAMELLASOME™...


04 May, 2017, 14:02 BST RTX Raises £6M Growth Capital from BOOST&Co

RTX, a leading telecoms service provider, received an initial investment of £6M Growth Capital from BOOST&Co with further committed funding of...


04 May, 2017, 07:00 BST Vivet Therapeutics Raises €37.5 Million in Series A Financing Round to Advance Novel Gene Therapies for Treating Inherited Metabolic Diseases

Vivet Therapeutics ('Vivet'), an emerging biotechnology company developing novel gene therapies for rare, inherited metabolic diseases, announced...


26 Apr, 2017, 09:00 BST Social Discovery Ventures Invests in Live Broadcast Platform BeLive.tv

Social Discovery Ventures (SDVentures) has invested in BeLive.tv (BeLive), platform allowing users to create engaging Facebook Live broadcasts....


25 Apr, 2017, 13:00 BST Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals Receives $10 Million Investment from Pfizer and AbbVie to Research Breakthrough Approach to Neurodegenerative Disease

Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals, a privately held biotechnology company focused on RNA binding proteins for neurodegenerative disease, announced today...


24 Apr, 2017, 12:39 BST BBC's The Apprentice Winner Tim Campbell MBE Joins the Board of $4M ICO Blockchain Tech Start Up Humaniq

Former winner of Lord Alan Sugar's BBC TV Show The Apprentice joins the advisory board of new tech startup Humaniq, which has already raised $4M...


21 Apr, 2017, 00:17 BST Blockchain Technology Startup Humaniq Raises $3.8M and Signs Contract With Deloitte

Blockchain technology startup Humaniq and global auditing firm Deloitte join forces. Humaniq is on a mission to provide financial inclusion...


20 Apr, 2017, 16:49 BST MP Management Invests in Modellink Partnership and Acquires Elite Stockholm Modelling Agency

MP Management, the international talent and modelling network, today announces that it is investing in a strategic partnership with Modellink and...


11 Apr, 2017, 13:34 BST Fashion Sock Startup From Sweden Reaches Full Kickstarter Funding in Less Than 48 Hours

The Swedish fashion sock startup William & Sterling launched its first collection of functional No-Show socks on the crowdfunding platform...


11 Apr, 2017, 13:04 BST Lucid Secures an Impressive $60 Million in Financing

Audience platform, Lucid Holdings, LLC, today announced a $60 million minority investment led by North Bridge Growth Equity, a Boston area based...


07 Apr, 2017, 13:01 BST KONUX Final Close Brings Series A to $16M

Further investment from leading Silicon Valley VC - Internal round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) - Funds will be used for...


06 Apr, 2017, 11:35 BST dapulse Raises $25 Million to Continue Rapid Growth of Workplace Management Tool

Series B Round Led by Insight Venture Partners and Existing Investors Genesis and Entree Capital Today, dapulse, a people-centric SaaS tool...


06 Apr, 2017, 09:00 BST MGB Biopharma Closes $1 million Financing Round to Finance Manufacturing of MGB-BP-3 for Phase II Study in Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease (CDAD)

MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a novel class of anti-infectives to address the major global problem of antibiotic...


05 Apr, 2017, 16:14 BST Aeriandi Raises £1.5m Growth Capital Loan From BOOST&Co

Aeriandi, a leading supplier of voice security solutions, received an investment of £1.5M Growth Capital from BOOST&Co. Aeriandi secure voice...


05 Apr, 2017, 08:30 BST 'Panama Papers' group among initiatives to benefit from Omidyar Network's $100M commitment to address trust deficit

- Philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network increases support for independent media, tackling misinformation and hate speech, and helping...


05 Apr, 2017, 07:35 BST Heptares To Receive US$12 Million Milestone Payment From AstraZeneca

- AZD4635 (HTL-1071), a novel adenosine A2A receptor antagonist, reverses adenosine-mediated T-cell suppression and enhances anti-tumour immunity...


29 Mar, 2017, 12:30 BST Icertis Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding

Latest Round Caps Year of Hyper-Growth Solidifying Leadership Position in Enterprise Contract Management; Funds to Accelerate R&D, Global...


29 Mar, 2017, 10:00 BST London-based Tech Startup Juggle.Jobs Launches Their Public Crowd Funding Campaign With Focus on Gender Equality

International Women's Day this month highlighted again the issue of gender inequality and how much there is still to do. Romanie Thomas...


28 Mar, 2017, 15:52 BST Sugru Invites Public to Invest Ahead of New Product Launch for all the Family

Global glue company launches a second round of crowdfunding on Crowdcube to support rapid expansion overseas and a new product that can be used...


27 Mar, 2017, 12:00 BST Phoenix Venture Partners LLC Raises 2nd Fund, PVP II LP

Phoenix Venture Partners LLC (PVP) announced today that it has officially closed its new flagship venture capital fund, PVP II LP. The Fund's...