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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24 Apr, 2020, 09:00 BST Rainmaking Pioneers New Approach to De-risk Corporate Innovation

Rainmaking, a corporate innovation and venture development firm, today launches Compass, a new approach designed to provide corporates with insight...


22 Apr, 2020, 08:30 BST FoRx Therapeutics AG Raises EUR 10 Million Seed Round and Becomes First Company to Develop a Pipeline of Drugs Targeting DNA Replication Stress for Cancer

FoRx Therapeutics AG (FoRx), the biotechnology company developing a new generation of cancer drugs focusing on novel DNA Replication Stress (DRS)...


21 Apr, 2020, 13:05 BST Audiens Bolsters Its Innovative Customer Data Platform with $8M Strategic Investment from Tech Giant NHN

Audiens, a global independent customer data platform and audience management tool, has received an $8M (£6.5 M) cash investment from South Korea's...


21 Apr, 2020, 11:00 BST Oyster™ Closes $4.2M Seed Funding to Remedy the Global Talent Shortage & Disrupt Cross-Border Hiring

Oyster™, a startup dedicated to fixing the broken international hiring model, today announced $4.2M in seed financing. Leading the round is...


21 Apr, 2020, 07:30 BST Vestiaire Collective Raises €59 Million to Support Its Community in Changing the Fashion Industry for a Better Tomorrow

The new round brings on board Korelya Capital, funds managed by Fidelity International, Vaultier7 and Cuir Invest Existing shareholders Eurazeo...


20 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Pi-Cardia Closes a $27 Million Financing led by Sofinnova Partners to Continue Clinical Trials With Its Leaflex™ Aortic Valve Technology

Pi-Cardia Ltd., a global leader in the development of non-implant catheter-based solutions for treating heart valve calcification, announced today it ...


17 Apr, 2020, 17:00 BST BibliU Raises $10 Million to Empower Remote Learning for Students in the U.K. and the U.S.

BibliU, a digital learning platform that makes textbooks and reading materials more accessible than ever before, has secured $10 million in a Series...


16 Apr, 2020, 08:00 BST Avectas Completes Significant Series C Funding Bringing Total Invested Equity to Over $40 Million

Avectas, an Irish based cell engineering technology business, has completed a significant new Series C equity funding of approximately $20 million,...


15 Apr, 2020, 15:02 BST Aker Solutions and Cognite Secure Digital Offshore Wind Energy Technology Grant

Aker Solutions and Cognite have been awarded a USD 2 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a project called NextWind Real...


15 Apr, 2020, 02:00 BST Thai Startup Receives $40,000 in No-Strings Funding from Chivas Venture Competition

Leading blended Scotch whisky, Chivas, has announced today that due to the current global COVID-19 outbreak, this year's Chivas Venture $1 million...


14 Apr, 2020, 23:00 BST Australian Startup Receives $40,000 in No-Strings Funding from Chivas Venture Competition

Leading blended Scotch whisky, Chivas, has announced today that due to the current global COVID-19 outbreak, this year's Chivas Venture $1 million...


13 Apr, 2020, 14:38 BST Ayre Ventures Is Looking to Invest in Gaming Industry Blockchain Tech

The gambling industry is a paradox. The entire gambling industry was built on risk; be it risk on a sports team or a dealer drawing a five-card 21 to ...


09 Apr, 2020, 16:43 BST Stamus Networks Closes on $1.5 Million Seed Investment to Accelerate Growth

Stamus Networks, a fast-growing cybersecurity software company, today announced it has secured critical seed financing in an oversubscribed $1.5...


09 Apr, 2020, 09:02 BST OK Group Announces Investment in Wuhan CocoBull Technology on the First Day of Wuhan "Restart"

On April 8, the day when the 76-day coronavirus lockdown finally ended in Wuhan, OK Group announced its latest multi million dollar investment with...


08 Apr, 2020, 03:33 BST Neat, a FinTech Alternative to Banks, Raises USD11M to Fuel International Expansion

Neat, a Hong Kong-based FinTech company offering modern financial solutions to SMEs and startups, today announced raising a USD11 million Series A...


07 Apr, 2020, 14:00 BST Cato Networks Secures $77 Million Investment in Largest Funding Round Yet

Cato Networks, provider of the world's first SASE platform, announced today an investment of $77M led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with the...


07 Apr, 2020, 08:00 BST Amphista Therapeutics Raises $7.5m Series A Round to Advance Targeted Protein Degradation Assets in Cancer

Amphista Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company creating first-in-class cancer therapeutics that harness the body's natural processes to...


07 Apr, 2020, 07:00 BST DriveNets and Tellence to Double Bucharest R&D Team

DriveNets, the webscale networking software company today announced that based on the success of their current Bucharest based team, they will double ...


02 Apr, 2020, 12:00 BST Collibra Raises $112.5M to Help Businesses Make Data-Driven Decisions

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced $112.5 million in funding at a post-money valuation of $2.3 billion, bringing the company's...


02 Apr, 2020, 03:00 BST MedGenome, the Leading South Asian Genetic Diagnostics, Research and Data Company Announces USD 55m Investment Led by LeapFrog

MedGenome, the leading genetic diagnostics, research and data company focused on expanding access for populations in South Asia and other emerging...


01 Apr, 2020, 11:49 BST Points Technology Raised Multi-million Dollar Series A from K2VC

Recently, Points Technology, a blockchain and AI startup announced multi-million US dollar worth Series A financing. The investment was made by K2...


31 Mar, 2020, 07:00 BST Cerebreon: Debt Support Startup Close £1.5m Seed Round to Help Save UK's Most Vulnerable

Insolvency technology startup Cerebreon close final funds in £1.5m Seed round in a bid to scale support to the UK's most vulnerable consumers to...


30 Mar, 2020, 09:00 BST Preply Raises $10 million as Online Language Learning Comes Into Its Own

Online learning platform, Preply, today announces an additional USD $10 million of funding, doubling the total raised in its' previous rounds. The...


25 Mar, 2020, 21:00 GMT Appian Offers Credit Support to Mining Companies Through Coronavirus Crisis

Message from Appian Capital Advisory LLP ("Appian"), the investment advisor to long-term value focused private equity funds (the "Appian Funds") that ...


25 Mar, 2020, 14:05 GMT HUMIO Raises $20M and Announces its Unlimited Ingest for the Cloud Plan

Humio, the only log management platform enabling complete observability for all streaming logs in real time, self-hosted or in the cloud, today...