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

21 Mar, 2018, 16:24 GMT eToro Raises $100m to Support Global Expansion and the Development of Blockchain-Backed Technologies

Fundraise follows a period of significant growth for the business which now has 9 million users worldwide eToro, the world's leading social...


19 Mar, 2018, 08:00 GMT Forendo Pharma Receives €3 Million Loan from Business Finland to Develop Novel Treatments for Endometriosis

Forendo Pharma, a drug development company developing novel oral treatments for endometriosis patients, today announces that it has been granted a...


09 Mar, 2018, 18:27 GMT Revolutionary New Project Value Ticket Coin Launches ICO for Blockchain Payment Solution

Value Ticket is a disruptive technology for the Online Sports Betting and Gambling Industry. Value Ticket Coin VTT is a Cryptocurrency payment...


09 Mar, 2018, 14:00 GMT Mars Petcare Ushers in Future of Pet Care Industry with New Accelerator and $100 Million Venture Fund

World's Largest Pet Care Company Will Cultivate Startups, Fast-Tracking Innovation to Improve Lives of Pets, Pet Owners, and Vets Mars...


07 Mar, 2018, 16:00 GMT Envolve, a new Global Entrepreneurship Support Organization, Seeks to Cultivate the Next Generation of Business Leaders Through Education, Resources, and Regional Awards

New non-profit organization integrates Hellenic and American Entrepreneurship Awards and promises to reach wider international communities in...


07 Mar, 2018, 13:00 GMT Israeli Serial Entrepreneur Alon Melchner Establishes New Mixed Reality Start-up

Israeli serial entrepreneur Alon Melchner, who founded WakingApp, an Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) company, has founded a new...


07 Mar, 2018, 12:00 GMT CleanEquity® Monaco 2018 - Presenting Companies and New Collaborations

This year CleanEquity Monaco, 8th & 9th March, will host over 170 delegates and 27 young companies from across the sustainable technologies...


06 Mar, 2018, 07:00 GMT Former Head of Cisco Investment International Joins Seraphim Capital, the Leading Space Tech VC

Frédéric Rombaut, former Managing Director of Cisco Investment International and founder of Qualcomm Ventures Europe, is joining the London-based...


01 Mar, 2018, 15:00 GMT DriveTag From Sycada - New Weapon Against Climate Crisis Released into Hands of Drivers

Saving the environment and saving money, using a chip and a smartphone. A brand new innovation, launched today by Sycada, makes this...


01 Mar, 2018, 14:41 GMT Exogenesis Corporation Appoints Dmitry Shashkov as President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Exogenesis Corporation (www.exogenesis.us) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dmitry Shashkov, Ph.D. as President...


01 Mar, 2018, 13:00 GMT Connecticut's $5 Million Global Venture Challenge Opens Applications to Early-Stage Companies

VentureClash 2018 attracts digital health, fintech, insurtech and Internet of Things companies to Connecticut Connecticut Innovations (CI),...


01 Mar, 2018, 08:47 GMT Technology Investment Firm Susquehanna International Group Invests $5 Million in TigerWit Group

Fintech firm TigerWit is pleased to announce that it has secured a USD 5 million investment from US technology investment firm Susquehanna...


28 Feb, 2018, 17:36 GMT Viewly's Presale Sells Out, Raises Nearly $8 Million With New and Notable Creators On-board

Viewly plans on introducing its new alpha and Chrome extension during its public token sale window Viewly raised nearly $8 million in the...


28 Feb, 2018, 14:00 GMT Mérieux Développement and Paladin Capital Group Co-lead $55.5 Million Series C Financing Into Inscripta, a Leading Company in the Field of Gene Editing, in Preparation for Platform Expansion and Commercial Launch

Investment will accelerate development and commercialization of gene-editing tools including enzymes, reagents, instrumentation, and...


27 Feb, 2018, 14:00 GMT New Home Device for Everyone: ShineOn - A Smart LED Lamp with Home Assistant Integrated

Bending Colors is launching a new handmade stylish led lamp with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa integrated on crowdfunding platform...


23 Feb, 2018, 13:00 GMT OpenAirlines Raises 1 Million Euros from Alter Equity3P and Bpifrance to Support SkyBreathe® Eco-flying Software

OpenAirlines crosses a new stage in its development with a second fundraising of €1 million, signed equally by its historic shareholder, the...


22 Feb, 2018, 15:14 GMT Cambridge-Based GeoSpock Secures an Additional $6.6M in Closing Its Series A Funding From Investors

Unique architecture system powers the analysis of trillions of data points in seconds GeoSpock® - the extreme-scale data integration platform...


22 Feb, 2018, 12:44 GMT World's Most Advanced and Hygienic Toothbrush Dentii Launches on Kickstarter

The world's first truly hygienic toothbrush that collects data providing feedback for better technique and connects users to their dentists...


21 Feb, 2018, 15:41 GMT SyndicateRoom Reports the Value of Start-Up Investments Rises by 30% per Year Over Seven-Year Period

- Collective value of over 500 start-ups rises more than six times between 2011 and 2017. This equates to 30% compound annual growth...


21 Feb, 2018, 07:00 GMT Yield Lab Targets AgTech Start-Ups With €800,000 Investment Opportunity

Yield Lab Europe, the region's leading AgTech accelerator programme has opened for applications from start-up companies for its 2018 programme....


19 Feb, 2018, 12:43 GMT Blockchain Based Medical Device from NnBU Set to Raise €15million in ICO

New Neonatal Birth Unit is a World First to Improve Health Outcomes of Babies Born by C-Section Today, Monday February 19 2018, NnBU Holdings...


17 Feb, 2018, 18:59 GMT Trade/Project Financier, Bachmann & Welser To Launch USD 2 billion Project Finance Fund

Global Trade/Project Financier, Bachmann & Welser will launch a USD 2 billion Project finance fund in March 2018 with funds that will be...


15 Feb, 2018, 14:43 GMT Reflektive Raises $60 Million to Reimagine People Management

TPG Growth leads round for company powering the future of real-time performance management, talent and leadership development Reflektive, the...


15 Feb, 2018, 14:00 GMT Loyakk Ltd. receives Venture Capital investment ahead of its much-awaited Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

Ai8 Ventures joins leading business and technology leaders in their support of Loyakk's (www.loyakk.io) vision for blockchain-powered decentralized...


14 Feb, 2018, 10:59 GMT A24Media Dedicates 1,000,000 USD Investment Fund for Disruptive & Innovative Media Technology Developers

A24Media, Africa's leader in content creation and aggregation, is proud to announce a 1 Million USD Media Technology Investment Fund. This is to...