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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11 Oct, 2018, 16:21 BST Alliance Ventures Invests in Data Ecosystem for Shared Transport Services

Alliance Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world's largest automotive group by unit sales, today...


10 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST World's Fastest Tripod: Lumapod Launches Kickstarter Campaign

This ultra-compact tripod sets up in only four seconds Already raised more than $ 400,000 on Kickstarter, 100% funded in 90 minutes. Quick, smooth...


10 Oct, 2018, 00:01 BST World's Fastest Tripod: Lumapod Launches Kickstarter Campaign

This ultra-compact tripod sets up in only four seconds Already raised more than $ 400,000 on Kickstarter, 100% funded in 90 minutes. Quick, smooth...


09 Oct, 2018, 09:00 BST CDPQ and Generation Investment Management Launch Unique Long-Term Sustainable Equity Partnership

USD$3bn available to invest in sustainable, resilient businesses Strategy built on CDPQ and Generation's shared commitment to long term investing The ...


09 Oct, 2018, 00:01 BST eBay.co.uk Launches First Ever 24-hour Charity 'Give Day' with Money-can't-buy Celebrity Items up for Grabs

- 5p for every purchase on ebay.co.uk on 9th October will be donated to The Prince's Trust - Phillip Schofield, Emma Wills and Tim Henman auction off ...


04 Oct, 2018, 12:30 BST JFrog Secures $165 Million Investment to Lead Universal DevOps in the Enterprise

Funding follows the launch of JFrog Enterprise Plus, a first-of-its-kind, universal DevOps platform for end-to-end binaries management and...


04 Oct, 2018, 11:00 BST SKALE Labs Raises $9.65M to Launch the SKALE Network, Accelerate dApp Performance With New Blockchain Infrastructure

SKALE Labs, Inc., a leading innovator in blockchain scalability infrastructure, today announced that it has raised $9.65 million in funding,...


03 Oct, 2018, 18:55 BST Dream Island: A New Hope for the Artistic Community

The most characteristic feature of humanity is its creativity. Whether it's art or technology, people feel a constant urge to create. Unfortunately,...


01 Oct, 2018, 14:30 BST DrumG Technologies raises $6.5mm Series A from ConsenSys AG to build next generation enterprise blockchain-based business networks for global financial services

DrumG Technologies, a financial technology company focused on building and operating next generation enterprise distributed ledger-based applications ...


29 Sep, 2018, 09:50 BST Funding Awarded to Ieso Digital Health by Innovate UK Will Advance Research to Transform Patient Outcomes in Mental Healthcare

Ieso Digital Health, the UK's flagship provider of digitally-enabled mental healthcare, is leading a project to dramatically improve mental...


27 Sep, 2018, 16:00 BST Plug and Play Announces 158 Startups Accepted Into Their Final Batches Of The Year

Plug and Play has selected 158 startups to participate in their Winter 2018 batches. Startups will take part in one of the following programs: Energy ...


27 Sep, 2018, 07:03 BST Goals101 Receives $3.5M Funding From Nexus Partners in Pre-series A Round

Nexus also picks up significant minority stake Goals101, a fin-tech and big data analytics company, has announced that it had received a Pre-series A ...


26 Sep, 2018, 22:53 BST Public Investment Fund Unveils Amaala, a New Global Leading Destination for Wellness Tourism

The Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, announced the launch of Amaala, which will become an uber-luxury destination on the north-western...


26 Sep, 2018, 16:24 BST Tinubu Square Reaffirms its Commitment and Consolidates its International Market Presence

To support its technological and business development, Tinubu Square, a leading provider of Credit Insurance, Surety and Trade Finance solutions,...


25 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST Veganism Boom Leads to $1.2 Million Seed Funding Growth for High-Tech Garden Startup Natufia Labs

Luxury smart home appliance brand to deliver their first units in Europe and the US in 2018 Natufia Labs, Estonian-born startup developing...


25 Sep, 2018, 07:25 BST Holmusk Raises US$9.75 Million in Pre-Series A Financing

Holmusk, a Singapore-headquartered digital health and data analytics company with a global presence, today announced closing of US$9.75 million in...


24 Sep, 2018, 19:15 BST Envolve Award USA: Applications for up to $25k in Startup Funding Extended an Additional Month Through October

Winners of the Envolve Award USA competition will receive interest-free funding, mentoring and business support services Following the great response ...


21 Sep, 2018, 22:56 BST ORGANO Enters Into Agreement With Digital SkyNet, Limited ("DSL") To Form A Strategic Joint Venture Company, Bringing ORGANO Into The Block Chain Economy

ORGANO today announced it has entered into a definitive strategic joint venture agreement with Digital SkyNet Limited for the purpose of pursuing...


20 Sep, 2018, 19:07 BST Virgo Investment Group Partners with ex-CIT Aerospace Executives to Expand its Aviation Business

Virgo Investment Group ("Virgo") announced today that it is expanding its aviation business via Zephyrus Aviation Capital ("Zephyrus" or the...


20 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST MeMed Raises Over $70 Million to Advance Pioneering Point-Of-Care Platform and Immune-Based Test for Distinguishing Bacterial Versus Viral Infections

Round includes leading international investors, further solidifying MeMed's leadership in host-based diagnostics MeMed today announced the completion ...


20 Sep, 2018, 14:00 BST FIBRUM Launches DESIRIUM VR Platform With $1 Million in Funding

FIBRUM announces the launch of the DESIRIUM VR platform that has a potential of changing the VR content distribution market. To view the Multimedia...


19 Sep, 2018, 07:00 BST Online Service YouDo.com Raises $17 Million in Investments

Russian online service YouDo.com has raised additional funds in a new investment round, which drew in $17 million. The lead investor of the round,...


18 Sep, 2018, 09:00 BST aescuvest and EIT Health Launch First Pan-European Equity Crowdfunding Platform for Healthcare

Pioneering project will enable start-ups to accelerate time to market for innovative health-related products and services aescuvest and EIT Health...


18 Sep, 2018, 08:38 BST Insurance and Protection-as-a-Service Innovator Setoo Closes €8 Million Series A Funding Round With AXA

Groundbreaking insurance and protection-as-a-service company, Setoo, today announced it has closed an €8 million (plus or minus $9.3 million) Series...


16 Sep, 2018, 05:04 BST Van Wagoner Ventures to present smartgrid transportation ecosystem vision at US Commerce Dept. Middle East Trade Mission

To support the US Commerce Department in their mission to broaden partnerships with Middle Eastern investors, Van Wagoner Ventures has been selected...