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22 Jan, 2020, 12:15 GMT With Breakthrough $161 Million Series B Funding Round, Leading Cell-Based Meat Company Memphis Meats Aims To Bring Products To Consumers For the First Time

The leading cell-based meat, poultry and seafood company Memphis Meats has announced the close of a $161 million funding round. This breakthrough...


22 Jan, 2020, 11:00 GMT Liberis Raises £32 Million to Accelerate Ambitious Growth Plans in US and Europe

Liberis, the fintech on a mission to reshape small business finance for good, has successfully closed a £32 million funding round in in its largest...


21 Jan, 2020, 19:29 GMT Techleap.nl Presents Action Plan to Make the Netherlands Europe's Best Ecosystem for Leaders in Tech

Today Techleap.nl launched the Techleap.nl action plan in The Hague in the presence of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and State Secretary for...


20 Jan, 2020, 15:37 GMT European Commission Launches the 2020 European Social Innovation Competition with €150,000 for Three Innovations in Sustainable Fashion

The European Commission is today announcing the launch of the 2020 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition. Under the theme Reimagine...


20 Jan, 2020, 14:04 GMT Revenue Growth AI company Samya.AI Raises $6M in Seed Funding led by Sequoia India

Samya.AI, an enterprise Revenue Growth AI SaaS company, announced today that it has raised $6 million in seed round funding led by Sequoia India....


20 Jan, 2020, 12:02 GMT Janngo Pledges €60 Million at Davos to Back African Startups Leveraging Technology to Achieve the SDGs

On the eve of its participation to the 50th World Economic Forum, Janngo pledges 60€ million to back technology startups with a double bottom line...


20 Jan, 2020, 09:00 GMT Coniq Raises £6.4 Million to Accelerate Business Growth

Coniq today announced it has secured £6.4 million of growth equity to meet the growing demand for its award-winning CRM and loyalty platform used by...


20 Jan, 2020, 08:03 GMT Milk without the cow: TurtleTree Labs, world's first company producing milk from cells, secures pre-seed funding

TurtleTree Labs, the Singapore-based company working with biotechnology to create the full nutritional content of milk, today announced today that it ...


15 Jan, 2020, 13:41 GMT BCAP invests in Turkish rideshare company Scotty

BCAP Partners ("BCAP"), a global investment management and advisory firm, announced today that it has completed an investment into Turkish...


15 Jan, 2020, 10:02 GMT Rafaèle Tordjman Launches JEITO CAPITAL, a New Private Equity Company Dedicated to Biotech-biopharmaceuticals, and Announces the Closing of JEITO I at €200 Million

Rafaèle Tordjman launches JEITO CAPITAL, a new French and independent investment investor dedicated to biotech and biopharma. The launch is completed ...


15 Jan, 2020, 10:00 GMT Califia Farms Completes Landmark $225 Million Financing with Diverse Group of Global Investors

Califia Farms®, a leading independently owned plant-based food and beverage company founded by natural product visionary Greg Steltenpohl, announces...


14 Jan, 2020, 18:12 GMT EQT Sets Target Fund Size for EQT IX at EUR 14.75 billion

EQT has today set the target size for the EQT IX fund at EUR 14.75 billion. The actual fund size is dependent on the outcome of the fundraising...


14 Jan, 2020, 14:05 GMT Lemongrass Secures $10 Million Series C Financing Round Led by Blue Lagoon Capital

Lemongrass Consulting, the leading professional and managed service provider of SAP enterprise applications running on AWS hyperscale cloud...


10 Jan, 2020, 14:05 GMT OrthoSensor and McLaren Applied Announce A New Business Venture

OrthoSensor, Inc. and McLaren Applied are pleased to announce the creation of EnMovi Ltd, a new venture with offices in Glasgow and London. EnMovi...


10 Jan, 2020, 07:10 GMT Indonesia's Leading Social Commerce Startup, Evermos, Secures US$8.25m in Series A Funding

Evermos, a social commerce company focusing on enabling resellers sell everyday products which are Halal/Sharia compliant across Indonesia, announced ...


09 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT Ori Biotech Announces a $9.4M Seed Round to Advance Innovation in Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing

Ori Biotech Ltd (Ori), an innovator in Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT) manufacturing, today announced that they successfully closed a $9.4M (£7M) seed...


08 Jan, 2020, 07:00 GMT Merieux Equity Partners Successfully Completes the Fundraising of Merieux Participations 3

Mérieux Equity Partners announces the closing of the fundraising for Mérieux Participations 3, new investment fund dedicated to Growth Capital and...


08 Jan, 2020, 00:01 GMT KCOM Announces Further £100m Full Fibre Broadband Investment

Hull-based broadband and communications provider KCOM Group Limited has announced plans to invest approximately £100 million to expand its full fibre ...


07 Jan, 2020, 18:45 GMT Canadian Space Technology Startup SkyWatch Raises $7.5M USD ($10M CAD) to Make Satellite Data Easily Accessible

SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. ("SkyWatch"), a Waterloo-based space technology startup, announced it has completed a $7.5M USD ($10M CAD) Series A...


06 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT Novo Holdings REPAIR Impact Fund Invests USD 12 Million in Mutabilis and IBT Vaccines and Provides Strategic Update

Today, the Novo Holdings REPAIR Impact Fund announced a EUR 7 million investment in Mutabilis, a company developing novel antibacterials against...


02 Jan, 2020, 08:00 GMT CF PharmTech Closes US$ 90 Million Financing Round to Accelerate Global Development of Respiratory Drugs

CF PharmTech, Inc., a pharmaceutical company with a vision to provide quality and affordable respiratory drug products globally, announced it has...


26 Dec, 2019, 17:20 GMT HyperPay, the Leading Payment Processing Company in MENA, Closes an Investment Round Led by Mad'a Investment Company

HyperPay, an award-winning payment service provider in the MENA region, announced today the closing of an 8-digit investment round, led by Mad'a...


24 Dec, 2019, 14:34 GMT C5 Capital Investment Shape Security, a Leading Online Fraud Prevention Platform, Agrees $1 Billion Sale to F5 Networks, the Nasdaq-listed Application Services and Delivery Company

Shape Security, a portfolio company of C5 Capital, the specialist venture capital firm focused on cyber security, cloud infrastructure and applied...


20 Dec, 2019, 10:00 GMT myWorld Solutions: The 360 Innovation Lab's Accelerator Program Enters Its Third Round

After Graz and Warsaw, the London venue attracted one of the biggest start-up batches in the world. The famous magician, author and inventor, Adam...


19 Dec, 2019, 10:51 GMT Anywhere365 Announces Strategic Growth Investment From Bregal Milestone

Anywhere365, a leading Contact Center and Enterprise Dialogue Management solution provider, today announced that it has received a strategic...