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

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...


11 Jul, 2018, 14:05 BST Penrose Studios Raises $10M in Series A Funding

San Francisco-based Virtual and Augmented Reality Startup Continues to Climb with Prominent Investors While Working with Swedish Actress, Alicia...


11 Jul, 2018, 14:05 BST Penrose Studios Raises $10M in Series A Funding

San Francisco-based Virtual and Augmented Reality Startup Continues to Climb with Prominent Investors Penrose Studios, the creator of...


11 Jul, 2018, 12:06 BST Venclose Completes Series B Financing and Announces the Appointment of Jeffrey G. Carr, MD as Chief Medical Officer and Gregory J. Vislocky to its Board of Directors

Venclose, Inc., a privately-held Silicon Valley medical technology company developing next-generation solutions for the treatment of venous reflux...


11 Jul, 2018, 12:00 BST Trigo Vision Unveils Advanced Retail Automation Platform; Announces $7 Million Seed Funding

World-class algorithmics experts take on Amazon Go, Microsoft and other tech giants in the frictionless checkout race Trigo Vision, a computer...


09 Jul, 2018, 11:00 BST Oasis Labs Raises $45 Million to Launch Privacy-first Cloud Computing on Blockchain

a16zcrypto, Accel, Binance and more invest in an experienced team of academic leaders to bring cutting-edge privacy, security and performance to...


02 Jul, 2018, 00:01 BST Trax Closes US$125 Million Investment Round Led by Boyu Capital

Trax, the leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, announced today it has completed its largest investment round to...


28 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST The Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator Launches Search for Safetytech Innovators

- The Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator innovation challenges offers trial funding and partnerships with leading marine and energy experts: Kotug...


26 Jun, 2018, 12:31 BST Skyhawk Therapeutics Announces $40 Million Equity Investment Round

Alongside its recently announced strategic collaboration, the Company has closed a new $40 million all-common stock equity investment by its...


26 Jun, 2018, 12:30 BST Skyhawk Therapeutics Announces Strategic Collaboration with Celgene to Discover and Develop Novel mRNA Splicing Modifiers using Skyhawk's STAR* Technology Platform

Skyhawk and Celgene enter into a five-year strategic collaboration. Celgene to receive exclusive options to license a number of Skyhawk's product...


22 Jun, 2018, 07:58 BST Nordic Sneaker Brand ARKK Copenhagen Secures Multi-Million Dollar Investment to Accelerate Global Expansion

Series A round will stimulate ARKK Copenhagen's influence over the global lifestyle footwear category Nordic sneaker brand ARKK Copenhagen...


21 Jun, 2018, 13:20 BST Michelin GenerationS Launches a Corporate Accelerator for Russian Start-ups

RVC and Michelin, a global leader in production of car tires, have joined efforts to launch a corporate start-up accelerator. It is for the...


18 Jun, 2018, 15:27 BST World's First Robotic Heat Exchanger Cleaning Technology from Tube Tech International Receives EU Funding to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Fouling removal specialist, Tube Tech International, has received Horizon 2020 SME Instruments funding to develop the next generation of its...


18 Jun, 2018, 00:01 BST Tessian Raises $13m to Make Enterprise Email Safe With Machine Learning

- Series A round led by Balderton Capital and Accel - Annual revenues up by 400 per cent year-on-year - Clients include...


14 Jun, 2018, 17:48 BST Introducing the Latest FinTech Companies Selected for Our Award-Winning Barclays Accelerator, Powered by Techstars

We are delighted to announce and welcome the next 11 companies to the 2018 Tel Aviv Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The programme,...


13 Jun, 2018, 14:40 BST Liquidweb: 2.5 Million Euro to the Italian Innovative SME which has Developed BrainControl, a Brain-computer Interface Based Device that Allows Locked-in Patients to Communicate via Brainwaves

RedSeed Ventures financially supports the innovative SME with 2.5 million Euro. New partners are joining Pasquale Fedele, the inventor of...


13 Jun, 2018, 13:03 BST Shifamed Announces $15.5M Series A Financing

Supira Medical, Newly Formed Portfolio Company, Focuses On Next Generation pVAD Shifamed, LLC announced today the $15.5M financing of Supira...


13 Jun, 2018, 09:38 BST ZenMate Launches a Crowdfunding Campaign on CrowdCube

- Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images (http://www.apimages.com) - ZenMate (https://www.zenmate.com), the leading VPN service...


13 Jun, 2018, 08:00 BST ZenMate Launches a Crowdfunding Campaign on CrowdCube

ZenMate (https://www.zenmate.com), the leading VPN service provider owned by the internet security and privacy company ZenGuard GmbH, launched an...


07 Jun, 2018, 10:16 BST ‘Machines Can See’ Summit on Computer Vision and Machine Learning to Take Place in Moscow

On June 8, the international summit 'Machines Can See', dedicated to the latest trends in the fields of computer vision and machine learning,...


06 Jun, 2018, 11:42 BST CognitionX Secures Over $3 Million in Funding for Its New AI Advice Platform

Platform that connects organisations to AI experts and accelerate adoption is backed by a group of leading Angels including Brent Hoberman,...