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

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...


01 Jun, 2017, 08:00 BST Aria Wins Innovation Funding and Industry Award

Aria wins UK innovation funding and industry recognition for vision of AI-powered telecom operations Bath-based tech startup Aria Networks has...


31 May, 2017, 12:00 BST Evolute Gathers Speed With New Capital: 6 Million Swiss francs Series A Round Completed in Just Days

- Inclusion in Growth Accelerator Program The Zurich-based FinTech start-up, Evolute has successfully completed its first round of external...


30 May, 2017, 16:16 BST JPI Announces Close of Financing for Second Phase of Jefferson Stadium Park

A class A multifamily community breaking ground in Anaheim's Platinum Triangle JPI, a leader in the development of Class A multi-family...


30 May, 2017, 10:00 BST Sports Start-ups Join the Shoot Out at HYPE Foundation's SPIN Final, Marking the UEFA Final in Cardiff

10 companies will pitch their business at the Sports Innovation Final at Cardiff University on Friday, 2 June Just in time for the UEFA...


30 May, 2017, 08:00 BST AB Tasty secures $17 million in Series B round

Funds will support increased innovation across European territories as well as the company's expansion into the United States AB Tasty, a...


29 May, 2017, 07:00 BST OrphoMed Secures $39 Million Series A Financing Round

Company to accelerate clinical development of peripherally acting dimer ORP-101 for treatment of IBS-D OrphoMed, Inc., a clinical stage...


23 May, 2017, 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....