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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19:49 BST Space in Africa Closes Investment Round; Expands Staff to Eleven People Across Five African Nations

Space in Africa, the authority on news, data, and market analysis for the African space industry, has successfully completed its seed funding round....


16:29 BST Filterlex Medical Raised $3M in Series A Financing

Filterlex Medical is a medical device start-up company, developing an innovative embolic protection device (CAPTIS) for reducing the risk of stroke...


09:00 BST Xolo Secures $6.8m in Series A Funding, Launches "A Virtual Company" Service for Modern Freelancers

Xolo (formerly known as LeapIN), the online platform for launching and running one-person businesses anywhere in the world has announced the...


11 Jul, 2019, 15:18 BST LuxFLAG Environment Label for ThomasLloyd SICAV - Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF)

The ThomasLloyd SICAV – Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF) announced today that it has been granted the Environment Label by LuxFLAG, the...


11 Jul, 2019, 08:30 BST vasopharm Closes €9.5 Million Financing Round

vasopharm GmbH, a private biopharmaceutical company developing a novel treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI), today announced the successful...


09 Jul, 2019, 14:00 BST Meet The Best Tech Companies From Central & Eastern Europe

CEE Scaleup Challenge organized by Vestbee (www.vestbee.com), the leading platform connecting global VC funds, corporates, accelerators and business...


09 Jul, 2019, 10:00 BST Black Female Tech Entrepreneur Launches AfroAvenue -- A Hybrid Social Media E-commerce Platform With 7 Figure First Round Fund Raise to Join Internet Giants

AfroAvenue is pleased to announce the launch of its App for its award winning platform www.afroavenue.com. Founder & CEO Caroline Wilson, the...


08 Jul, 2019, 17:00 BST Executives from Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks and Seagate Named as Strategic Investors in DriveNets' $117M Series A Funding Round

DriveNets, the networking software company, today announced the high profile strategic investors who have joined their $117M Series A round: Steve...


05 Jul, 2019, 08:00 BST A Mobile Psychic Services Search App Seance Has Raised $1M at the Pre-seed Stage

Seance, an app for seeking out spiritual advisors, has announced raising the amount of $1M at the pre-Seed stage of the project. The Seance...


03 Jul, 2019, 12:56 BST Emerging Travel Group Raises $10M in Investments From a Consortium of Investors Led by LVL1 Group

Emerging Travel Group (further – "the Company"), an international online travel group that operates in over 100 source markets with brands RateHawk,...


02 Jul, 2019, 20:09 BST Overcoming Financial Shortfalls Between Paydays: FlexxPay Completes Substantial Fund-raising Round to Offer a Unique Employee Benefit Platform to Companies Across UAE, With KSA to Follow

Dubai-based social impact startup FlexxPay.com has raised funding from a group of individual and corporate investors to rollout its financial...


01 Jul, 2019, 15:29 BST Liquid Wind, a Swedish Alternative Fuel Company Raises over 2 MSEK via Crowdfunding

Liquid Wind and their expert consortium will produce a climate neutral alternative to fossil fuels. Over five weeks, 150 people invested 2.4 MSEK...


01 Jul, 2019, 14:16 BST South China's Guangxi rolls out big data investment project package to boost digital sector

South China-situated Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region announced a package of 119 big data projects to attract investment for sharpening the local...


28 Jun, 2019, 12:34 BST Cross-border e-commerce shipping startup Buyandship raises US$2.2M

Buyandship, a cross-border e-commerce shipping services company based in Hong Kong, has secured US$2.2 million in pre-Series B funding round led by...


27 Jun, 2019, 21:30 BST Venture Global LNG Raises $675 Million of Additional Capital

Venture Global LNG, Inc. announces that it has raised $675 million of additional capital from world-class institutional investors. The capital will...


27 Jun, 2019, 14:00 BST Aera Raises $80 Million Series C Financing Round Led by DFJ Growth

Today, Aera Technology announced an $80 million Series C financing round bringing total investment in the company to $170 million. Led by DFJ Growth, ...


26 Jun, 2019, 15:15 BST Bleckwen Raises $10m and Appoints David Christie as CEO

Bleckwen, a provider of real-time analytics software for fraud detection & prevention in payments, has come out of stealth to announce a $10 million...


26 Jun, 2019, 13:01 BST A-Labs Closes a CAD 7.5 million Round of Finance for ELSE Nutrition on the Toronto Stock Exchange Ventures

A-Labs Advisory & Finance Ltd. ("A-Labs") announce today the successful closing of the round of finance in collaboration with Canaccord Genuity Inc....


26 Jun, 2019, 00:01 BST Energy and Data From Footsteps Pioneers Pavegen to Close Crowdcube Funding Round in 24-hours, Having Doubled Target and Closed Major Contracts in Asia and the US

Pavegen, the award-winning energy and data from footsteps firm will today conclude its raise on Crowdcube at midnight, having doubled its initial...


25 Jun, 2019, 08:00 BST Vesalius Biocapital III Announces Final Close of EUR 120 Million Fund

Vesalius Biocapital III ('Vesalius'), the specialist life sciences venture capital investor, announces the final close of the VBC III fund securing...


24 Jun, 2019, 06:26 BST Creandum Raises Creandum V, a EUR 265m Venture Fund Focusing on Early-stage Opportunities Across Europe

Today Creandum announced the successful first and final close of Creandum V, a EUR 265 million early-stage venture fund focused on high-potential...


20 Jun, 2019, 17:00 BST Streamanity Video Service on Bitcoin SV [BSV] Secures Investment from Calvin Ayre

Streamanity, the video platform built on Bitcoin SV [BSV], announces an investment from entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Ayre Group and CoinGeek. ...


18 Jun, 2019, 14:00 BST Optimizely Announces Series D Funding Led by Goldman Sachs, Catapulting Digital Experience Optimization Into the Mainstream

Today, Optimizely, the world's leader in digital experience optimization, announced it has closed US$105 million in financing, including US$50...


18 Jun, 2019, 13:04 BST Sistema_VC Announced as the Best Russian Corporate VC Fund at the 7th Annual Russia Venture Capital Awards

The Russia Venture Capital Awards ceremony is held annually since 2013. The best Russian VC funds, teams, consultants, investments and exit deals of...


18 Jun, 2019, 13:00 BST Cendyn announces strategic follow on equity investment from Accel-KKR

Cendyn, the leading provider of hotel CRM and hotel sales platforms for the hospitality industry today, announces a strategic follow on investment...