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22 May, 2019, 13:08 BST Taiwanese Startups Receive 4.5 Million Euros from Swiss & French Smart Health Industry at ICT Spring of Luxembourg

Following the successful visit to Viva Tech 2019 in Paris, Taiwan's Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST)'s Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) and a group of...


21 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Guardicore Raises $60 Million; Continues To Build Momentum In Cloud And Data Center Security

Guardicore, a leader in internal data center and cloud security, today announced it has raised $60 million in Series C funding, bringing the...


21 May, 2019, 09:00 BST DelSiTech Ltd Receives Significant Funding for Developing Long-Acting Injectables

DelSiTech Ltd, a Finnish drug delivery and drug development company, today announced significant grant funding to support the development of...


20 May, 2019, 08:00 BST STORM Therapeutics Extends Series A to GBP 30M (USD 38.43M) with New Investor, Seroba Life Sciences

STORM Therapeutics ("STORM"), the drug discovery company tackling disease through modulating RNA modifying enzymes, today announced that it has...


20 May, 2019, 07:00 BST Rinri Therapeutics Secures £1.4 Million Seed Funding to Advance Its Novel Regenerative Cell Therapy to Treat Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Rinri Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing a novel cell-based therapy to restore hearing, announced today that it successfully secured £1....


16 May, 2019, 14:00 BST OpenFin Raises $17 Million Series C from Wells Fargo and Barclays

OpenFin, the operating system (OS) of finance, has raised $17 million in Series C funding from major banks and leading FinTech investors. The funding ...


15 May, 2019, 16:00 BST Tealium Raises $55 Million in Series F Funding

Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, has closed $55 million in Series F funding led by Silver Lake Waterman, Silver...


15 May, 2019, 13:53 BST Hangzhou attracts RMB1.5 billion investments in bio-pharmaceutical projects in Q1

Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, has seen seven bio-pharmaceutical projects implemented in the first quarter of the year, with a...


15 May, 2019, 13:00 BST Tropicfeel Returns to Kickstarter with its Versatile Travel Shoe

Tropicfeel, creators of the ultimate travel sneaker that became the most-funded footwear in crowdfunding history, has launched its second product on...


15 May, 2019, 09:42 BST FintechOS Raises EUR 1,1M Post-seed Investment From GapMinder VC, LAUNCHub Ventures, Gecad Ventures, and Private Investors

FintechOS, a start-up specialized in accelerating the digital transformation of financial institutions worldwide, has just attracted EUR 1,1M...


14 May, 2019, 08:00 BST Brain imaging AI leader icometrix raises $18 million in new funding

icometrix, the global expert in brain imaging Artificial Intelligence solutions, has raised $18 million through a partnership led by Forestay Capital ...


13 May, 2019, 13:01 BST MGI Announces US$200 Million in First Round Fundraising

MGI, a subsidiary of BGI Group, has disclosed that its first round of fundraising exceeded US$200 million, the largest amount of capital raised in...


13 May, 2019, 12:00 BST UNISOT Secures Investor Calvin Ayre, as it Brings Supply Chain Solution to Bitcoin SV [BSV] Blockchain

UNISOT™, a Norwegian venture with a supply chain management solution on the Bitcoin SV [BSV] blockchain, has secured investment in its seed round...


13 May, 2019, 09:10 BST PremFina CEO to Speak About Launch of New Bond Product at British Insurance Brokers' Association's Fringe Session

PremFina Ltd ("PremFina" or the "Company"), the first premium finance company to offer a proprietary software as a white-label service in the U.K.,...


13 May, 2019, 09:05 BST PremFina Examines £6 Bln Private Equity Investments in UK Insurance Brokers at BIBA

PremFina Ltd ("PremFina" or the "Company"), the first venture capital backed premium finance company to offer a proprietary white-labelled solution...


10 May, 2019, 09:42 BST Avengers Star Zoe Saldana Supports Social Startups at Final of Chivas Venture and Calls For Governments to Help Drive Positive Change

Actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist Zoe Saldana was in Amsterdam to help select the winner of the 2019 Chivas Venture – a social startup...


08 May, 2019, 08:00 BST Vestbee Gives Companies Chance to Win 1M EUR in CEE Scaleup Challenge

Vestbee, the leading matching platform that connects global VC funds, corporates, accelerators and business angels with startups and scaleups from...


07 May, 2019, 19:26 BST Timothy Batchelor Named Chief Executive Officer of Convergence Film Capital

The Board of Directors of Convergence Film Capital (CFC) unanimously voted today to name Timothy Batchelor to be Chief Executive Officer of the...


07 May, 2019, 14:33 BST Vodafone Institute Launches the Next Round of F-LANE: The Global Social Impact Accelerator for Ventures Focusing on Female Empowerment

F-LANE, the first accelerator empowering women in the tech sector, initiated by the Vodafone Institute, is entering its fourth round this year after...


07 May, 2019, 12:12 BST Ulobby Raises New Round of Funding and Prepares for EU Roll Out

Today, Ulobby is announcing a new round of funding - the third in the lifetime of the startup. "We are proud that we have succeeded in raising this...


07 May, 2019, 07:00 BST Aiven Closes €8 Million Series A Round on Back of Strong Performance

Aiven has completed an €8 million Series A funding round to enhance its leading cloud data platform with more integrated solutions and to accelerate...


03 May, 2019, 01:54 BST Natura &Co recorded growth of over 70% in net income in Q1

Natura &Co posted another strong performance in the first quarter of 2019, with growth in all three brands driving consolidated sales up 8.5%,...


02 May, 2019, 12:03 BST Atia Vision, A Shifamed Portfolio Company, Closes $20M In Series D Financing

Atia Vision, Inc., a Shifamed portfolio company committed to improving patient outcomes through the development of a modular presbyopia-correcting...


01 May, 2019, 13:17 BST Kronoverse Game Company Secures Lead Investor Calvin Ayre, as it Brings CryptoFights Player Battles to Bitcoin SV [BSV] Blockchain

Kronoverse Corp., an independent game development company behind the popular CryptoFights 3D fighting game on blockchain, has secured lead investment ...


30 Apr, 2019, 15:00 BST Nimble Therapeutics Spins Out from Roche to Commercialize Novel Drug Discovery Technology with Financing from Telegraph Hill Partners

Nimble Therapeutics has begun operating as a standalone business after spinning out from F. Hoffmann La Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to...