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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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...


14 Mar, 2019, 11:00 GMT New York-Based Hellman Electric Earns Major Investment from Electra USA, Subsidiary of Trusted Global Contracting Company

Electra USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electra Group (TASE: ELTR), has made a major investment in Hellman Electric, a full-service contractor of...


14 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT HandEX Raises Seed Round to Revolutionise the Inefficient Export Finance Market

Fully integrated lending and insurance process for small-ticket finance, including the Euler Hermes Guarantee, issued on behalf of the German...


13 Mar, 2019, 12:00 GMT Cymulate's Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) Platform Raises Series A Funding Led by Vertex Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital

Cymulate, a leading SaaS-based BAS platform, today announced an A funding round of $7.5M led by Vertex Ventures and Dell Technologies Capital, the...


12 Mar, 2019, 15:13 GMT EQT Closes Fourth Infrastructure Fund at EUR 9 Billion - Strengthens Position as a Leading Global Infrastructure Investor

EQT today announced that EQT Infrastructure IV (the "Fund") held its first and final close at its hard cap of EUR 9 billion on March 12, 2019, after...


11 Mar, 2019, 12:00 GMT Lear Invests in Israel-Based Maniv Mobility Venture Capital Fund

Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, today announced it has invested in an Israel-based...


08 Mar, 2019, 12:55 GMT METRO's Commitment to Business Owners Continues Unabated: On International Women's Day METRO Cash & Carry Romania is Supporting Girls Born in Bucharest with Starting Capital

According to the study commissioned by METRO in Romania, 64% of women want to open their own business, but only 6% have confidence that they put this ...


07 Mar, 2019, 16:55 GMT U First Capital to Explore New Growth Technologies for DuPont Electronics & Imaging Business

U First Capital (www.UFirstCapital.com) today announced it is working with the DuPont Electronics & Imaging business to identify cutting-edge...


07 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT Investoo Group Announces Debt for Equity Conversion

Investoo Group has completed the conversion into equity of all amounts outstanding under its £7.5 million credit line. It is one of several new...


04 Mar, 2019, 17:00 GMT Seraphim Capital Appoints Candace Johnson as New Venture Partner and Chair of Advisory Board

The world's leading space-dedicated venture firm Seraphim Capital has today announced that serial space entrepreneur Candace Johnson will join as...


04 Mar, 2019, 13:00 GMT eSentire Raises $47 Million to Provide AI-Powered Managed Detection and Response

eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced it has raised an additional USD $47 million in funding led ...


04 Mar, 2019, 04:00 GMT Fintech P2P SME Lending Platform, Beehive, Raises Further $4m Investment as Part of a Series B Round

Riyad TAQNIA Fund provide follow on investment Investment will drive GCC and SE Asia expansion Approaching $100 million financed on Beehive since...


01 Mar, 2019, 11:00 GMT KnowBe4 to Receive Significant Investment from KKR

KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that it has entered into an ...


26 Feb, 2019, 14:00 GMT Curv Launches Revolutionary Cryptography for Blockchain to Keep Digital Assets Secure; Eliminates Private Keys

Curv, the cryptography pioneer securing the digital economy, today unveils the industry's first Institutional Digital Asset Wallet Service to give...


26 Feb, 2019, 09:32 GMT Centrica and HAX Launch £200,000 Startup Challenge to Develop Smart Solutions for the World's Ageing Population

Centrica and HAX, the leading US and China-based startup accelerator program, have announced a partnership to find and develop new smart solutions...


25 Feb, 2019, 10:00 GMT Funnel Receives $8M Growth Equity Investment, Led by Oxx

Oxx, the growth capital firm focussed on B2B software companies, is pleased to announce that it has led an $8m growth equity investment in...


21 Feb, 2019, 18:33 GMT Zappi Announces $8 Million Growth Round Led by New Investor Cipio Partners

Zappi announces a US$8M growth round led by new investor Cipio Partners alongside existing investor Prime Ventures. Zappi is the leading provider of...


20 Feb, 2019, 14:00 GMT Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) Closes $220M Fund

Leading Israeli VC firm, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), today announced the close of its latest fund, JVP VIII, with $220 million in commitments....


20 Feb, 2019, 10:00 GMT VRtuoso Secures $650,000 to Extend VR Enterprise Training to All Companies

VRtuoso.io, an innovative virtual reality (VR) presentation platform that enables enterprises to cut training costs and boost sales enablement, today ...


20 Feb, 2019, 07:00 GMT SWEAGLE, the Software Eagle, Drives the Digital Future of Enterprise Applications and Lands $3.0M in Funding

SWEAGLE, SaaS platform provider for Configuration Data Management of enterprise applications, announced an investment of $3.0M led by XAnge with...


19 Feb, 2019, 16:44 GMT Almond, the Economic Framework for Sustainable Consumers, Announces Partnership with TokenMarket

Almond, a groundbreaking economic framework that aims to tackle the world of sustainable consumer goods, has today announced it will be partnering...


19 Feb, 2019, 13:00 GMT Coalition of Partners Announces the Titan Generator - a Dynamic Start-up Micro Accelerator Powered by National Social Movements to Support Entrepreneurs of Color

Generation Titans, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Google, Envolve Entrepreneurship, and the Soze Agency are proud to launch the inaugural Titan...


19 Feb, 2019, 12:00 GMT Nuweba Unveils Ultra Fast, Highly Secure Platform and Announces Seed Funding to Enable Serverless Technology for Mainstream Adoption

Nuweba, the first platform to solve the three main challenges facing serverless technology, today emerged from stealth, opened its beta program and...


19 Feb, 2019, 12:00 GMT Inovia Capital Raises $600 Million in Venture Funds, Expands Reach and Capabilities as Full-Stack Firm

Today Inovia Capital, Canada's premier venture firm, announced that it has accelerated its leadership position by raising a fourth early-stage fund...


18 Feb, 2019, 11:00 GMT Portag3 Ventures Increases Stake in Hellas Direct

Hellas Direct, a Cyprus-based online insurance company, is pleased to announce that Portag3 Ventures ("Portag3") has increased its equity stake in...