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08:00 BST Guardian of Social Startups: Zoe Saldana Announced as Judge of Chivas Venture 2019

Actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Zoe Saldana, has been announced as a judge of the Chivas Venture - a global competition that gives away $1...


20 Apr, 2019, 10:00 BST MENA Dojo's Third Edition Under Way in Kuwait

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) – part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation (QF RDI) – in partnership with global venture ...


17 Apr, 2019, 12:14 BST Centbee, SA Based Bitcoin Wallet and Merchant Payment Ecosystem Raises £1 million from Ayre Ventures

South African-based Bitcoin company, Centbee, announced today that it has closed its Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of...


17 Apr, 2019, 10:00 BST Healthcare Technology Company Lyfegen Successfully Raises CHF 750'000 in Seed Capital

Lyfegen HealthTech AG successfully closes its seed financing round, raising a total of CHF 750'000. The funding was led by Swiss private investors....


12 Apr, 2019, 08:18 BST Talentuno Receives 4 Million Euro Investment

Investors have given a vote of confidence to another unicorn-to-be Hungarian start-up. Talentuno – a highly-disruptive, HR Tech firm - has reached an ...


11 Apr, 2019, 09:23 BST World's Fastest Growing Beauty Booking Platform Shedul.com Raises $20 million Series B, Valuing the Company at $105 Million

Shedul.com, the world's fastest growing booking platform for salons and spas, announced today a Series B investment of $20 million, valuing the...


11 Apr, 2019, 02:00 BST HK Fintech Startup Going Global

gini, the Hong Kong based smart spending-tracker announced today that it has successfully closed its seed round with a $1.6 million investment from...


11 Apr, 2019, 01:00 BST CleverTap Announces $26 Million Funding Led by Sequoia India with New Investment from Tiger Global Management to Drive Innovation in Customer Lifecycle Management Technology

Customer lifecycle management platform, CleverTap, today announced a $26 million Series B funding round, led by Sequoia India with participation from ...


09 Apr, 2019, 17:25 BST UBiqube proceeds with a Series B funding round led by NTT COMWARE to further accelerate its global expansion

UBiqube, the leading infrastructure Automation and Orchestration vendor, welcomes NTT COMWARE (NTT's system integration arm) as the lead investor in...


09 Apr, 2019, 15:21 BST Avectas Raises $10 Million in Equity Finance

Cell engineering technology business Avectas has completed a US$10 million equity financing with a group of experienced biotechnology investors. The...


08 Apr, 2019, 23:35 BST Pluggable PON Solution Provider Tibit Communications Announces $20 Million in Series B Funding Led by Intel Capital

Tibit Communications, Inc., a Petaluma, CA based start-up developing next-generation access devices for Passive Optical Networking [PON], announced...


08 Apr, 2019, 09:00 BST Attest Raises $16 Million to Take the Guesswork Out of Growth for Consumer Businesses

Attest, the London-based technology startup launched to enable every business to be consumer-focussed, today announced a $16 million Series-A...


04 Apr, 2019, 16:00 BST Plug and Play Selects 150 Startups For Their Summer Batches

Plug and Play announced today the 150 startups participating in their Summer 2019 accelerator batches. Entrepreneurs from each startup will take part ...


04 Apr, 2019, 11:05 BST Tioga Medical, A Shifamed Portfolio Company, Closes $15M In Series A Financing

Tioga Medical, a newly formed Shifamed portfolio company, announced today the closing of its Series A preferred stock financing, raising a total of...


04 Apr, 2019, 08:00 BST Digital Horizon Invests in Israeli Startup, Market Beyond, the Supplier of Market Intelligence to eBay and Walmart

Digital Horizon international venture fund has participated in the seed investment round of high-tech startup Market Beyond. This round totalled $4...


03 Apr, 2019, 05:38 BST Liquid.com announces first close of ongoing Series C funding, hits tech unicorn status

Global cryptocurrency platform Liquid.com ("Liquid") today announced the first close of an ongoing Series C funding that puts the company valuation...


29 Mar, 2019, 21:09 GMT Moberg Pharma Completes the Divestment of the OTC-business for USD 155 million

Moberg Pharma AB (publ) ("Moberg Pharma" or the "Company") has today completed the divestment of its OTC-business (over-the-counter) to RoundTable...


29 Mar, 2019, 18:00 GMT Developers Not Using Data and Missing Out on Higher Returns According to Movebubble

In the latest analysis by proptech company Movebubble, they highlight that developers in the rental sector are missing out on higher income and...


26 Mar, 2019, 15:04 GMT Viola Fintech Leads $12 Million Round for Rewire and Its Innovative Cross-border International Banking Platform for Migrants

Rewire, a leading innovative fintech company which has developed an international banking platform for migrants in close partnership with leading...


26 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT Abingworth Appoints Bali Muralidhar as Partner

Abingworth, the international investment group dedicated to life sciences, today announced the appointment of Bali Muralidhar as a Partner based in...


25 Mar, 2019, 23:23 GMT International Payments Fintech Start-up Airwallex has Raised $100m USD in Series C Round Led by DST Global

Airwallex confirms unicorn status following a successful Series C fundraising round of $100m USD, valuing the company at over $1bn USD. Airwallex's...


21 Mar, 2019, 10:00 GMT Property Management Platform Guesty Raises $35M in Series C Funding, Solidifying Leadership Position as the End-To-End Solution for Short-Term Rentals

Guesty, the property management platform that simplifies the complex operational needs accompanying short-term rental management, today announced it...


20 Mar, 2019, 10:00 GMT United Utilities Launches Innovation Lab 2.0 with L Marks

United Utilities has launched its second accelerator programme to help innovative businesses grow and develop their solutions through a collaborative ...


18 Mar, 2019, 14:06 GMT F45 Training Secures a Growth Equity Investment from the Mark Wahlberg Investment Group

F45 Training, the fastest-growing fitness franchise in the world, announced today that an investment group led by Mark Wahlberg and FOD Capital has...


15 Mar, 2019, 17:53 GMT Blockchain-powered Start-up Nodal Labs Secures Significant Series A Funding

Nodal Labs, the world's first blockchain-powered freelance marketplace, has secured a large Series A funding from ABH Management LLP, a Hampshire...