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.

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07:00 BST Open Banking Pioneer Deposit Solutions Closes New Investment Round of USD 100m Led by Vitruvian Partners and Sees Valuation Exceed USD 500m

- Vitruvian Partners, Kinnevik and existing shareholders invest USD 100m at a valuation of USD 500m - Additional funding cements...


15 Aug, 2018, 20:25 BST Canson Capital Partners Closes First Co-Investment Fund

We are pleased to announce that Canson Capital Partners (York) Co-Investment, SCSp (the "Fund") held its final closing on 13 August 2018 with...


14 Aug, 2018, 07:12 BST China's co-working Unicorn ucommune completes US$43.5mn funding, led by Prosperity Holdings

China's largest co-working space provider ucommune announced today to have raised 300mn RMB (US$43.5mn) in a new round funding, prompting the...


10 Aug, 2018, 07:10 BST Artios Pharma Announces $84 Million (£65 Million) Series B Financing

Financing Round Led by New Investors Andera Partners and LSP Artios Pharma Limited (Artios), a leading DNA Damage Response (DDR) company...


06 Aug, 2018, 18:59 BST MOV.AI Raises $3M in Seed Funding From Viola Ventures and NFX

MOV.AI is developing the first industry-grade Operating System for autonomous intelligent collaborative robots for large-scale commercial...


06 Aug, 2018, 07:00 BST Centrica and Ombu Invest in Israeli Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Software Provider, Driivz

- Charging management platform to support new EV charging offer for UK businesses Centrica plc has today (Monday) announced a...


03 Aug, 2018, 12:00 BST Peloton Announces $550M In Series F Funding Led By TCV

Funding Round Will Bolster Fitness Company's International Expansion, Product Innovation and Retail Footprint Peloton, the global fitness...


02 Aug, 2018, 13:23 BST World's Most Popular Beauty Booking Platform Shedul.com Raises $5 Million Round, Led by Target Global, and Launches Marketplace

Shedul.com, the world's most popular booking platform for salons and spas, announced today an investment of $5 million, led by Target Global, an...


02 Aug, 2018, 13:00 BST CALCIVIS Raises £3.15 Million to Fund PMA Approval of the CALCIVIS® Imaging System Ahead of a Planned US Launch in 2019

Proceeds will also be used to drive sales and optimise the commercial model for this novel imaging system in the UK CALCIVIS, a medical devices...


31 Jul, 2018, 17:19 BST Saudi Billionaires Invest in Vertex ICO Startup

Vertex, an ICO startup, is luring Arab investors who are looking to invest in early blockchain start-ups where they can put their money behind...


31 Jul, 2018, 07:00 BST Virtualstock Holdings Limited ("Virtualstock" or "The Company") Appointment of René Schuster as Chairman and Completion of EIS Fundraising

Virtualstock, the provider of technology solutions for 6 of the top 10 UK retailers and a number of leading NHS Trusts, today announces the...


30 Jul, 2018, 14:56 BST NFX Invests in Crypto Exchange DX.Exchange

Silicon Valley-based NFX partners with DX.Exchange to build the world's leading regulated crypto exchange DX. Exchange just announced they've...


26 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST Scandit Raises $30M in Series B Led by GV to Bring the Internet of Things to Everyday Objects Through Computer Vision and Augmented Reality

Scandit, the leading enterprise technology platform for mobile computer vision, barcode scanning, and augmented reality, today announced that it...


24 Jul, 2018, 18:00 BST Cazena Closes Strategic Financing Round to Accelerate Go-To-Market for First Fully-Managed Big Data as a Service

Deepens partnership with Persistent Systems for new Self-Service Data Lake Cazena announced it has closed a $10M financing round to further...


24 Jul, 2018, 14:02 BST Rescale Secures $32 Million for Enterprise Innovation Platform

Funding will accelerate development of Platform as a Service to meet increased demand for fast, secure product development Rescale, the...


24 Jul, 2018, 06:00 BST Jabbar Announces the Launch of New Fintech Company Kambio Ventures

Kambio's blockchain-enabled, fully-regulated platform will be a next-generation exchange dedicated to start-ups. Jabbar, the renowned investor...


23 Jul, 2018, 11:49 BST Bauer Media Invests in Leading Regional Broadcaster Mad Men Media

Bauer Media Sweden, broadcaster of leading brand Mix Megapol, strengthens its position as leading commercial radio provider in Sweden by...


23 Jul, 2018, 07:30 BST AGORA Images Closes 2 Million Euro Financing Round

- The Spanish start-up closed its second financing round with more than 2 Million euros, exceeding its original 1.5M target - The app is...


19 Jul, 2018, 10:00 BST Titanium + Deuterium, Shaken, Not Stirred: Deneum Reveals Its Power Station to Revolutionize Global Energy Market, Gears Up for $89M ICO

Deneum Breakthrough in Particle Physics Allows its Power Stations to Generate 95% Cheaper Electricity, Autonomously, at Any Conditions Deneum...


19 Jul, 2018, 08:30 BST Belron Hosts AI and Insurtech Startups at the Drive Demo Day

Drive with Belron, powered by investor and innovation partner L Marks, is hosting their Demo Day for the three startups chosen to take part in...


17 Jul, 2018, 08:00 BST Mosa Meat Raises €7.5M to Commercialise Cultured Meat

Series A fundraising sees first investment in the field by the corporate venture capital of a leading science and technology company, and funding...


16 Jul, 2018, 14:00 BST Blockchain Startup Gamedex Raises $800,000 Seed Round to Build Platform for Digital Collectible Card Games like Pokemon

Gamedex just raised $800,000 in a seed round led by Invictus Capital in order to build a Steam-like platform for blockchain-powered digital...


13 Jul, 2018, 16:00 BST Bo Shen to Play a Strategic Role on Plair's Advisory Board after Fenbushi Capital's Participation in Plair's Token Sale

Plair is pleased to announce that Fenbushi Capital has participated in the Plair Foundation's token pre-sale. Bo Shen, founder of Fenbushi Capital...


13 Jul, 2018, 14:43 BST GomSpace Secures External Financing of up to SEK 300 Million

GomSpace Group AB (publ) (the "Company" or "GomSpace") has signed an agreement relating to an investment in several optional tranches of up to SEK...


11 Jul, 2018, 15:14 BST Gold-backed Jinbi Token Launch Reaches $10Million ICO Milestone

Jinbi Token (https://jinbitoken.io/), a UK and Belarus-based gold-backed blockchain business, has now raised in excess of $10Million during the...