SmartHop, a Florida tech-enabled dispatch solution empowering small trucking companies to grow their businesses, has announced that it has closed a $4.5 Million Seed round
Polish healthtech startup Infermedica has raised $10.25 million in Series A funding with participation from existing investors Karma Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners, and DreamIT Ventures, as well as two new co-lead investors, EBRD and heal capital.
German computer vision startup Segmentive closes €2m seed round to breakthrough whole-body mobile segmentation
Deep-tech computer vision startup Segmentive closed final funds in €2m seed round in a bid to deliver whole-body video segmentation, in real-time and on mobile.
San Francisco edtech startup Springboard has raised $31 million in Series B funding led by Mark Sherman and Albert Bielinko from Telstra Ventures, Arrun Kapoor from SJF Ventures, and YB Choi from Vulcan Capital.
Minnow Technologies, a Seattle based IoT startup that has developed a contact free food delivery and pickup solution has raised $2.2 million in an oversubscribed seed round.
French startup DNA Script announced a $50 million extension to its Series B financing, bringing the total investment of this round to $89 million led by Casdin Capital.
kompany, an award winning RegTech platform for Business KYC (KYB) announced new investment of almost €6 million to accelerate growth and expand its new product lines.
Emerging smartphone brand realme, has launched in Kenya as part of its global growth and expansion strategy.
Lithuania based AdTech startup RedTrack has received $500 000 in Seed funding from Genesis Investments and Iron Wolf Capital to make ads spend more efficiently.
British startup Planet Smart City has joined forces with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat to provide digital tools, community management and social innovation to help improve lives in informal settlements in Kenya.
U.S. startup Ossia partners with Toyoda Gosei to deliver wireless power over the air in vehicle cabins
Toyoda Gosei Co, a Toyota Group company, has concluded a joint development agreement with Ossia Inc, a U.S. startup that leads the world in the field of wireless power solutions.
VC4A, in collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, and network partners AfriLabs and ABAN is calling for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1M.
Quantexa, the contextual decision intelligence software company, announced that it has raised $64.7 million in Series C funding led by Evolution Equity Partners, with major participation from existing investors.
French startup AB Tasty announced a Series C round of funding to revolutionize how companies deliver the best brand and product experiences.
Openpath, a security startup specializing in modern mobile access control for the built world, has announced it’s closed a Series C funding round of $36 million.
Italian startup TIM, United Ventures launch €150m capital fund to support investments in mature innovative enterprises
Italian startup TIM signed an agreement with United Ventures to launch UV T- Growth fund that will support investments in mature innovative enterprises and SMEs in order to develop technological projects in Italy and abroad.
Seattle based startup Polyarc announced the close of its $9 million Series B fund raise led by Hiro Capital, followed by Vulcan Capital, an existing investor, and Galaxy Interactive via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund.
EHF Marketing GmbH, Monaco startup IQONIQ partner to drive fan engagement in European club handball competitions
EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing subsidiary of the European Handball Federation, announced its partnership with IQONIQ, an innovative new fan engagement platform made for sports and entertainment.
IQONIQ, a new fan engagement platform exclusively targeting the world of sports and entertainment, announced it has entered into a €100 million capital funding agreement with the Luxembourg based investment corporation Lux Media Investments.
Advertima, an emerging computer vision platform provider, announced the close of a €15 million Series A investment round led by existing shareholder Swiss real estate company, Fortimo Group.
Kenyan agritech startup Lentera, MCFI ink deal to provide satellite based crop analysis for Mauritian farmers
The Mauritius Chemical and Fertilizer Industry (MCFI), and Lentera Africa have signed a partnership that will see Lentera provide satellite-based crop health analysis and crop modelling services for Mauritian customers of MCFI.
VC4A has launched a call for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1 million.
SAP SE investment arm, SAP.iO Fund, has backed Crosschq, a San Francisco based company that provides a platform for creating and sharing candidate references.
Evonik’s venture capital arm has invested in SmartAHC, a Chinese technology startup that enables more intelligent and healthier pig farming.
GreenTec Capital announces that Superfluid Labs was selected as the first investment for the newly launched ShEquity investment vehicle which focuses on providing smart and sustainable investments for African female entrepreneurs.
Global visual creative platform PicsArt, has acquired advanced video effects company D'efekt for an undisclosed sum.
Synaptics Incorporated has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire DisplayLink Corp., a startup in high-performance video compression technology, for $305 million.
iObeya, a leading provider of Enterprise Visual Management software, announced it has raised $17 million in a second round of funding from Red River West with participation from Atlantic Bridge Capital and Fortino Capital Partners.
London based health tech startup Closed Loop Medicine secures £250,000 Innovate UK continuity funding
Closed Loop Medicine (CLM), London based therapeutics and health tech company has secured a £250,000 COVID-19 Innovate UK Continuity Funding award to support its ongoing clinical research programme.
Following the success of its previous global calls for startups, Go Ignite, an alliance of four leading global telcos, has launched Go Ignite: 5G Open Call for Startups to engage startups or venture capital-backed companies.
OneRail, an Orlando-based final mile delivery orchestration and fulfillment platform, hass announced its acceptance into the Microsoft for Startups immersive programme.
Spanish Medtech startup QUIBIM has closed €8 million new financing in a seed funding round co-led by Amadeus Capital Partners and Adara Ventures.
Moroccan learning platform KoolSkools has raised $417,000 from Maroc Numeric Fund II an unnamed business angel.The investment will be used to finance the development of KoolSkools both in Morocco and internationally.
OnePay, a Moroccan fintech startup that operates as a distributor of means of payment and aggregator of payment and value-added services in electronic transactions announced a $417,000 investment from Maroc Numeric Fund II.
Q-CTRL, a startup that applies the principles of control engineering to accelerate the development of quantum technology, has partnered with Advanced Navigation, a leader in AI-based navigational hardware.
Deep Longevity, a biotechnology company transforming longevity R&D through AI-discovered biomarkers of aging, has come out of stealth from Insilico Medicine with financing from prominent investors worldwide.
YuPlan Limited is a Zimbabwe digital startup that allows customers to book a venue from anywhere in the world. The platform holds a selection of venues from office spaces, residential plots, gardens, school halls and sports fields among others.
Codices Interactive, a Cornish startup from the Falmouth Launchpad Incubator has closed its $800,000 seed round of funding led by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investment Fund (CIOSIF) and Haatch Ventures.
Futuregrowth has invested in SweepSouth, a disruptive online platform for booking, managing and paying for home cleaning, and now a variety of other services.
Dutch fintech startup BUX has launched its zero-commission investing app to French users, making it the first neobroker of its kind in the market.
Neurovalens, the Belfast tech company behind a headset developed to treat neurological health issues has been chosen for a major UK-wide programme.
Cevinio, a fast-growing Accounts Payable software company from Rotterdam has raised €4.5 million from Endeit Capital and CNBB Venture Partners.
Animation, gaming and AR/VR company Sea Monster announced the conclusion of a $1m investment from FirstRand’s Vumela Fund.
Voi Technology, the pan-European micro-mobility leader announced it has reached its first-ever monthly profit at group level for the month of June, less than two years since it launched the e-scooter service which now operates across 40 cities.
Ponicode, a French start-up specialising in Artificial Intelligence and data sciences has announced a €3 million fundraising led by founder-friendly European VC, Breega, alongside Kima and Plug & Play Ventures.
TOffeeAM, an Imperial College spin-out that optimizes product designs for Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has raised £1 million in seed funding.
As small businesses struggle with visibility and constrained marketing budgets, Ahlan Emirate, a startup based in United Arab Emirates has introduced a unique marketing offering that includes free SEO, increased web presence and connecting these businesses to prospective customers through its digital directory.
Booking.com and HERE have announced a partnership, that will give travelers using the Booking.com app and platform access to an additional 1.3 million vehicles in 70 cities across the US and Europe.
Basemark, Finland software company specializing in graphics and autonomous driving vehicle software, has successfully concluded a €7 million equity funding round by ETF Partners.
Vincula Holdings, domiciled in Johannesburg South Africa, is a startup connecting employers, project sponsors, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers through a platform that also seeks to provide participants with worldwide and focused exposure to grow their market share.
Nomad Homes secures $4 million financing to build digital real estate platform for Europe and the Middle East
Nomad Homes , based in Dubai, has closed a $4 million funding round that was led by Comcast Ventures and participated in by Abstract Ventures, Partech, Precursur Ventures, WndrCo and Class 5 Global.
Amsterdam-based B2B SaaS platform for building online communities Open Social has raised €1.25 million investment from Peak Capital and Nimbus Ventures.
Property technology company Goodlord will be joining forces with referencing platform Vouch, bringing the fast-growing Vouch business into the Goodlord group.
British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, announced the third commitment through its £500m Managed Funds Programme.
Eir Ventures announces first close of €76m fund to leverage untapped potential of health care innovation
Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Fund, announced a first close of its new fund of €76 million to leverage untapped potential of health care innovation.
Wazoku acquires US open innovation leader InnoCentive, raises additional £1.25m to support global growth
Wazoku, idea management software and services firm has announced a new funding round of £1.25M, led by Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist.
Pisano, a European tech company that enables businesses to listen to the voice of their customers and employees has closed its $2.5 Million investment round.
The Digital Africa seed fund off to a promising start, offers customized support for African startups
The Digital Africa seed fund for innovative entrepreneurship in Africa is off to a promising start. Just six months on from its launch, already, one third of the €15 million for technical and financial assistance has already begun to flow.
Microsoft’s 100X100X100 program is collaborating with Accenture to host the third edition of the Accenture Ventures Challenge for startups in India.
U.S. electric-vehicle startup Fisker completes $50m private financing to launch its Ocean all-electric luxury SUV in 2022
Fisker, designer and manufacturer of the world’s most emotionstirring, eco-friendly electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions announced the successful completion of a $50 million Series C financing round.
Enygma Ventures has made a $1 million investment in Zambian based micro finance startup, Lupiya. This investment, will enable Lupiya to continue to scale and roll out its services.
The Tunga Academy offers free online courses for African tech talent and is part of the company’s investment program for educational resources.
NumberEight, a contextual intelligence platform for mobile devices that predicts consumer context to deliver the right content at the right time, has closed a $2.3 million seed round led by Nauta Capital.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and NavVis signed a contract financing of €20 million to NavVis, a global market leader in digital twin technology.
eFoods Trade is an African online B2B marketplace connecting African foods to the global markets. The platform targets food importers, exporters, distributors, and manufacturers. Ian Sendagala the CEO explains.
Nigeria's First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has partnered with Passion Incubator, a Lagos-based early-stage incubator and accelerator that has invested in some Agritech startups, to launch the virtual edition of the FCMB Agritech Epic Pitch 2020.
GreenTec Capital Partners announced its investment in Pricepally, an innovative digital Nigerian wholesale platform allowing users to purchase food and other products either individually or as a part of a group.
Paris based insurtech Koala announced an investment of €1.6 million led by London based incubator and fund Insurtech Gateway alongside Playfair Capital, Techstars Ventures and private investors.
Basemark, a leading software company specialising in graphics and autonomous driving vehicle software, has successfully concluded a €7 million equity funding round by ETF Partners.
UK legaltech startup Clara secures rights to incorporate companies in the Cayman Islands and Abu Dhabi
Clara, the London-based legaltech company, has announced that it has secured the rights to incorporate companies in two of the world's most popular jurisdictions for raising venture capital
Freeline, a biotechnology company focused on developing curative gene therapies for chronic systemic diseases announced the closing of a $120 million extended Series C financing.
Ingressive Capital has doubled its investment vehicle to back high-growth, tech-enabled startups across Africa, and now operates a $10 million fund.
Capital Markets Gateway (CMG), a New York based financial technology firm modernizing the equity capital markets (ECM) announced it received a strategic investment of $25 million from several financial firms.
Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, will now accept engineers from all African countries, expanding its presence from six countries to the entire continent.
Atlanta-based privacy, security, data governance, and compliance technology company OneTrust announced its Integris Software acquisition.
Unlatch, a French pioneer in digital real estate sales, announced a $5.8 million financing round, including $4.5 million in equity from AXA Venture Partners and $1.3 million in debt.
Award-winning Belgium start-up e-peas has raised an additional €8 million worth of investment led by Partech and Airbus Ventures, with KBC Focus Fund, W.IN.G, Noshaq Ventures, LeanSquare, Nivelinvest and Vives also contributing.
Kennet Partners Limited, a European technology growth equity investor focused on bootstrapped and capital efficient companies and startups, has raised $250 million for its fifth fund, Kennet V.
Estonian identity verification startup Veriff closed a financing round of $15.5 million to ramp up global growth and sales to enterprise customers prior to a larger B-series financing round planned in the future.
East Africa fintech startup Beyonic announced that the company has been acquired by MFS Africa. MFS Africa operates Africa’s largest digital payments hub, connecting more than 200 million mobile wallets on the continent.
Dutch startup WordProof has won one million Euros in the pan-European competition ‘Blockchains for social good’ by the European Commission.
Skipr, a Belgian startup that enables companies to bring the future of mobility to their employees, has secured a seven million euro Series A round of funding.
Nigerian fintech startup Wallets Africa has raised an undisclosed amount of funding to expand its operations and continue its quest to become Africa’s foremost borderless digital payments platform.
E-mobility startup Bolt has announced the introduction of four and two-wheeled vehicles for Parisian urban commuters, who will now have the opportunity to get from A to B on a Bolt electric bike.
TIER Mobility, a European provider of micro-mobility solutions has hired two senior figures in the ride-sharing and e-mobility sector as it gears up for its UK launch - Fred Jones as General Manager U.K., and Benjamin Bell as Head of Public Policy for Northern Europe.
Lithuanian logistics platform Ziticity has closed a €2.2 million seed equity investment round led by NordicNinja VC in participation with Superhero Capital VC, Practica Capital, Superangel VC, Startup Wise Guys and business angel Maksim Golivkin.
LIVE FR8™ is a South African startup that offers cargo suppliers and transporters improved and cheaper logistics services through cloud technology. Cargo suppliers and transporters connect directly.
In Africa, the use of GIS and Remote Sensing as a tool for problem solving is still in its early stages especially for location based services.Nigeria-based NBE Consults is working to change this narrative.
Giga Technology is a South African telecommunications startup involved in the manufacture and export of a host of communication technologies across Africa and Europe.
Katlego Malatji is the CEO of ProjectOne, a South African based innovative engineering consultancy company that focuses on 4IR projects in manufacturing.
ID verification startup ubble successfully raised funds from Partech and Breega to complete its seed round, bringing its total financing to more than €10 million.
Belgium based crowdsourced cybersecurity firm Intigriti has raised €4.14 million in their Series A round, led by European based venture capital firm ETF partners.
Google for Startups Accelerator, formerly known as Launchpad, Africa Class 5 will be done remotely. This year Google says it will be hosting 20 startups instead of 12
French startup Memo Bank has become the first independent bank to emerge in France in half a century and it aims to support the growth and digital transformation of French and European small and medium-sized enterprises.
Berlin-based financial crime risk quantification agency Elucidate has raised €2.5 million investment led by Silicon Valley-based 11.2 Capital with other participants in the round including Seed X Liechtenstein, Apex Ventures, Big Start Ventures and SixThirty Ventures.
Rate My Meeting is a Dutch startup that works with professionals and companies to improve meetings, their inclusivity, effectiveness and employee satisfaction.
Spain cybersecurity startup Kymatio closes €725,000 in financing round from Sabadell and JME Ventures
Kymatio, the SaaS platform that enables the management of cyber risk for employees, has increased its first round of investment by 40% to accommodate two new partners, Banco Sabadell BStartup and the JME Ventures fund.
Amsterdam based startup Connecterra, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) leader for the dairy sector has secured €7.8 million in a Series B funding round. The round adds new AgTech and industry insiders as investors in the Company.
Cairo based real estate startup Sakneen has been backed by Y Combinator in its mission to help homebuyers digitally search for and buy homes in Egypt.
New York health startup Cedar closes $102m Series C funding and new innovation partnership with Novant Health
New York based patient engagement and financial technology leader, Cedar, announced it has closed more than $102m in Series C funding, led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Horizon Quantum Computing, a Singapore-based startup developing programming tools for quantum computers announced it has increased its seed financing to $3.23 million, a seed-plus round led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from previous investors.
British used-car startup Cazoo has joined the exclusive list of companies known as unicorns, with valuations in excess of $1 billion.
Eight technology companies in developing and emerging economies will receive investment from the UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund (CryptoFund) to solve local and global challenges.
Urbint, a New York startup dealing in in artificial intelligence for Field Risk Management, has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round.
zenloop, an integrated experience management platform based in Germany has announced a financing round of 6.1 million euros.
Suguba in partnership Mercy Corps and the French Development Agency (AFD) and Mercy Corps - is organizing their second 6-month investment readiness program in West Africa to support the 8 most promising startups.
Partnering with technical partner AWS Activate, VC4A will be hosting the exclusive ‘Venture Showcase - Series A’ in October as part of a virtual gathering of Africa-focused early-stage investors.
IQM Finland Oy, a European company for quantum computer hardware, has been awarded a €2.5 million grant and up to €15 million of equity investment from the EIC Accelerator program.
Conversa Health, a leading virtual care and communication platform that delivers personalized, automated patient engagement, has closed $12 million in a Series B funding bringing the total raised to over $26 million.
French startup Monk, an Artificial Intelligence focused on car damage detection announced a $2.4 million fundraising Seed round led by Iris Capital, alongside Plug and Play and key business angels.
Naspers announced a R100 million investment in agritech business Aerobotics, through its early-stage business funding initiative Naspers Foundry. Aerobotics is a subscription-based artificial intelligence (AI) company that provides intelligent tools for the agricultural industry to manage its crops.
RapidSOS, a New York-based emergency response technology company has raised a $21 million funding round led by Transformation Capital, a leading digital health growth equity fund.
Tech startup Abjjad, the first Arabic social network for readers, authors, and bloggers in the Middle East has benefited from the EBRD Star Venture programme in Jordan and is also an Oasis500 accelerator beneficiary.
Dutch startup Be-Addy works with media agencies and advertisers to create, optimize and automate their media plans. Anton Kooijman, Elwin Gastelaars, the founders of the online advertising company elaborate.
Solar leasing startup Sun Exchange secures $3 million investment from ARCH for African market expansion
South African solar leasing startup Sun Exchange has secured a $3 million investment from ARCH Emerging Markets Partners’ Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), marking the close of $4 million Series-A funding round.
Pan-European marketplace for short-term, property-backed loans, EstateGuru has closed a €880K funding round on investment platform Seedrs.
French healthtech startup Ambler raises €6 million to accelerate digitalization of medical transport
18 months after its first fundraising, Ambler has completed a € 6 million round of financing with Bpifrance via the Digital Venture pole, Idinvest Partners, Partech and Kima Ventures to accelerate the development of its platform for connecting carriers sanitary and health establishments.
The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator has selected six new participating startups focused on agriculture technology solutions to join the programme.
Paypal has invested €90 million in Stockholm-based fintech Tink and entered into a strategic agreement with the startup.
Wizata, the Industry 4.0 Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup from Luxembourg, has raised €2.7 million from the original founders.
London-based Plutus, a Fintech firm has announced an affiliate partnership with sports apparel giant, Nike.
Ticketing platform TripAdmit has raised €300,000 in seed funding to expand its solution aimed at tour and activity operators.
Orange Ventures launches MEA Seed Challenge to finance entrepreneurs of seed startups in Middle East and Africa
Orange Ventures launched the MEA Seed Challenge to give entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East the means to launch and develop their business.
Forestry startup Timbeter collaborates with Costa Rica government to support digitization of forest management
Estonian forestry startup Timbeter and the government of Costa Rica kicked-off a project with the goal to support the digitization of forest management, and increase competitiveness of the local forestry sector.
Start-ups across the regions where the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invests will benefit from a new partnership between the Bank and Startup Wise Guys, a leading start-up accelerator with a presence across the Baltic states.
Planet Smart City startup, the global leader in smart afordable housing, has expanded its presence in Brazil with the launch of its fourth smart project in the country- Smart City Aquiraz.
Vara, the Berlin-based company on a mission to save lives by making breast cancer screening accessible worldwide, has raised €6.5 million Series A funding round, led by OMERS Ventures.
CirrusHQ announces £400,000 investment, appointment of Alastair Mills as new Chairman to drive business growth in the UK
CirrusHQ, a leading Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting and Solution Provider partner, announced it has secured a £400,000 growth capital investment plus the appointment of Alastair Mills as the company’s new Chairman.
French HR solution startup Neobrain has together with Breega, raised €3 million to support employees in professional transformation in a rapidly changing world.
Zeleros Hyperloop startup has completed a financing round worth more than €7 million for the company to start a new and important phase in the development of its unique version of hyperloop, the fifth mode of transport.
Checkout.com has acquired Australian startup, Pin Payments. The move represents the next chapter of Checkout.com’s momentum across APAC.
PruPay, a U.S.-based payments technology company has joined forces with PayPal to launch touchless pay for customers through text messaging.
To contribute to the collective effort to fight against the new coronavirus, Guinean startup Tulip Industries has designed a tablet that is able to identify Covid-19 symptoms.
Dutch investment company CNBB Venture Partners has made a multi-million euro investment in Wyzetalk, a fast-growing digital employee engagement company.
UK startup Poplar has closed a $2.1 million investment, led by Fuel Ventures, to push its ambition to become the world’s leading augmented reality (AR) creative platform.
Global early childhood science learning provider startup Kide Science has secured €1.5m funding in a seed round led by Sparkmind.vc, with selected existing investors including Zanichelli Venture also participating.
Iceland-based Meniga has closed a €8.5 million strategic investment that will be used for continued investment in its research and development activities.
Doktor.se, one of Sweden's largest players in digital healthcare has secured approximately $50 million in a capital round where Carnegie and Handelsbanken have been advisers.
French tech startup Aircall has raised $65 million in Series C funding as it looks to bolster its cloud-based voice platform and fund its expansion.
UK startup Greyparrot raises €2 million in seed funding round to revolutionise recycling with waste recognition software
AI tech startup Greyparrot has raised €2 million to tackle the growing waste crisis by introducing digitisation and automation to recycling.
Venture Capital P101 SGR , through its second vehicle P102 and ITA500 (venture capital fund set up by Azimut Sgr Free Enterprise and managed by P101), lead a € 3.5 million investment round in AppQuality.
Swedish startup Mycorena has raised over €1.2 million to fund the scale-up expansion of the product to reach the mass market, by financing the sustainable growth of the company initiating their first small-scale industrial production plant in Falkenberg.
Irish startup Buymie has teamed-up with Co-op to offer same-day home grocery deliveries to over 200,000 households across Bristol.
Bolt raises €100m from Naya Capital to expand transport, food delivery services in Europe and Africa
Estonia-based Bolt has closed an investment round of €100m from Naya Capital Management to help the company continue to scale its product segments from ride-hailing to micro-mobility and food delivery in Europe and Africa.
Carpooling platform BlaBlaCar has chosen to extend its offer and partner with Swedish electric scooters company Voi Technology to offer BlaBla Ride Scooters.
Mesozi Group announces the close of USD 350,000 seed investment from a group of strong Kenyan angel investors through ViKtoria Business Angels Network(VBAN), alongside Growing Africa Capital and global VCs.
EADfix, a Ghana-based tech platform, connects customers with verified service providers across different industries as it seeks to meet the growing demand for convenience, reliability and speed.
Flat6Labs Tunis celebrated it’s fifth Demo Day online, with 8 innovative startups presenting their businesses to hundreds of registered attendees.
Online investing platform Freetrade, has defied the Covid-19 lockdown to raise £7 million from more than 8,000 people.
Kenya’s agritech and financial services startup Apollo Agriculture has raised $6 million in Series A financing to bolster its resolve to empower small-scale farmers to maximize their profits.
Renoon is a Dutch fashiontech startup that connects customers with innovation and the new ways to consume fashion and is is the first platform that utilizes technology to screen items for their sustainability characteristics.
Coalition, a US cyber insurance and security startup has raised $90 million in equity capital to fuel its mission to solve cyber risk, and support its rapid growth and global expansion.
London-based fintech startup Countingup has received £4milion from venture capital firm ING Ventures to bolster its mobile banking app.
Netherlands' carrier neutral datacenter operator Dataplace, has opened a sixth Tier III datacenter in Hoofddorp.
Vise, an AI-driven investment management platform built for the modern financial advisor, has secured $14.5 million in Series A funding, bringing the total capital raised since Vise's founding to over $16 million.
Innovate Now Accelerator Programme seeks African mobile solutions to assist persons with disabilities
Innovate Now, is seeking applications from innovators across the African continent who are dedicated to developing mobile based technologies designed to assist people living with disabilities.
Villgro Kenya has awarded $150,000 in grant to 12 innovative startups from East Africa with technologies and innovations that could help in testing, monitoring and managing aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Intel Capital, the global investment arm of tech giant Intel has invested $132 million in 11 technology startups.
Agicap, a French-based startup building a SaaS platform for SMBs to manage and forecast their cash flows, has raised €15 million in a round led by Partech.
Zulzi, a South Africa based on-demand delivery platform has bagged R30 million ($1.6 million) funding from an unnamed JSE-listed company, aimed to expand its operations.
Ablestate, a Ugandan startup works with businesses to point them to the right software developers while offering digital training to institutions of higher learning. In the process the startup is addresings youth unemployment in the East African nation.
Samsung Electronics have pledged support to five startups that were created by Samsung employees as part of the company’s C-Lab Inside in-house incubation program.
Fat Finger Technologies in South Africa offers an array of Information Technology services and solutions ranging from simple office networks to full cloud-hosted solutions to public facing networks with internet fail-over.
US online delivery platform for local pizza shops Slice, has raised $43 million in Series C funding from U.S. private equity firm KKR.
Lagos-based healthcare startup Helium Health has completed a $10 million Series-A funding round. Global Ventures and Africa Healthcare Masterfund (AAIC) co-led the investment round.
Imo Next is a real estate startup in Angola that is seeking to bridge the gap in property search and acquisition by providing a one stop digital shop for agents, advertisers, owners and customers.
Digital recruitment agency Zenjob has successfully completed its Series C financing round of €27 million which it is betting on to grow footprint.
Dutch e-bike tech scale-up VanMoof, has raised approximately $13.5 million from Europe’ top venture capital firms Balderton Capital and assembly partner SINBON Electronics.
Milan-based virtual reality startup inversion has successfully closed its third oversubscribed fund raising for a total amount of €3 million euros.
DispatchTrack, a provider of SaaS-based last-mile logistics solutions in San Jose California, has closed a $144 million growth transaction led by Spectrum Equity.
American Venture capital firm Madrona Venture Group has invested $8.5 million in cloud-based workforce management systems startup VNDLY.
Zoom has acquired Keybase, a secure messaging and file-sharing startup.
Swiss digital financial services company, Alpian SA, has announced a successful Series A funding round worth CHF 12.2 million, approximately €11.5 million.
Daniel Greaves is the founder and CEO of South Africa-based startup Fuel to Fly that offer boutique sales outreach services that are powered by advanced data analytics.
Global tech multinational Intel Corporation has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service, MaaS, solutions startup, for an estimated $900 million.
TBP Limited, a UK fintech startup, operates tbeep™, an electronic platform offering corporations a faster and smarter model that addressess the delays and physical interaction involved with handling money, cheques, and paperwork.
Terry Macharia is a founder and Managing Partner at Secvate Solutions, an information technology startup domiciled in Nairobi Kenya that has since 2018 been offering customized software solutions, cyber security consultancy and data analytics services to MSMEs.
Zeitgold, has announced it has raised €27 million in Series B funding as it seeks to grow its footprint in small business accounting automation business.
GraphCMS GmbH, the company behind the GraphQL-native Headless CMS GraphCMS, announces a seed extension round of 2.5M €. The round is led by Peak Capital, with GraphCMS being their first investment in the German startup ecosystem.
Libeo, France Fintech startup that simplifies the management and payment of supplier invoices for VSEs-SMEs, has announced a new round of funding of €4 million.
Rapid7, Inc., a provider of security analytics and automation, has entered into an agreement to acquire DivvyCloud Corporation, a Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company.
Route42, a Dutch Startup that has embraced smart data in assisting logistics become more efficient and save money has raised €700,000 from BOM Brabant Ventures and Peak Capital.
London-based SIP Management is a startup empowering creators, innovators and businesses from lower income communities that often fail to successfully monetize their Intellectual property due to the high costs involved and lack of supportive networks.
London-based healthcare technology company Medopad has changed its name to Huma and announced acquisition of two UK AI and wearable technology businesses, BioBeats and TLT.
US-based computer startup AI.Reverie, has completed a $5.6 million equity round of financing led by private investment firm Vulcan Capital.
Cyrus Mulinge is the CEO of Trots Technologies, a Kenyan based mobile commerce platform that allows seamless and uninterrupted interaction between businesses and their audiences.
London- based advertising technology company Nano Interactive has secured £5.5 million capital investment from Maven Capital Partners, Foresight Group, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank to scale operations which will see the company expand to United States.
Nathaniel Ndegwa is the Managing Director of Tipping Point Media, a Kenyan digital marketing startup that has now grown its clientele to 15 countries,, with a bias to SMEs and E-commerce
Dr.3pleA Company is a tech startup domiciled in Nigeria that offers a host of services among them HR Management consulting, e-learning and provision of information on investment in real estate
Dochase is a Nigerian data startup that assists businesses understand their markets, clientele with a view to boosting their sales and customer numbers. Goodnews Chibuke the CEO talked to Africa Business Communities about the startup’s business model.
PT SportSuite is a South African company whose mission is to digitally disrupt the sporting industry’s media landscape by allowing sporting organisations to operate like commercially-minded modern media houses, while building
Pan-African cloud computing and ecommerce solutions provider Addicnet is redefining cloud computing landscape in the continent through its unique offerings. Addicnet is a Pan-African Cloud computing and ecommerce solutions provider aiding African companies
Transpare is a digital platform that makes international freight transport easier. Like Booking or Trivago for tourism, we put in relationship shippers and freight forwarders. Transpare.eu is totally free, both can register themselves in a few minutes only. Then they ask a quotation
MentorLycon is a tech startup headquartered in Russia with an active presence in Egypt and expanding to other African countries. It has tapped into Artificial intelligence to provide businesses with bespoke and customer-centric IT solutions
BTN Mobile is a South African digital telecommunications network that seeks to revolutionize the telecommunications landscape in the country and beyond while bridging the digital divide by making ICT services available to the underserved at a reasonable rate
Go Ads Africa is an advertising technology company that brings efficiency and granular pricing to the advertising scene. It relies on a hybrid Ad network that serves both digital and traditional media.
Benjamin Manirafasha is the founder of Iris Hub, an incubation and innovation center that is using technology to address youth unemployment in Rwanda. It was born from the realization that Rwandan ecosystem lacked an effective platform where the university students can connect to potential employers.
Fahim Saleh founded the Lagos-based transport service app, Gokada, in February 2018. He now holds the position of co-CEO alongside Ayodeji Adewunmi. Gokada has since become an accepted and often-used means of efficient transport in the populous city.
Yvette Uwimpaye is the founder and CEO of Murukali, one of Rwanda’s pioneer e-commerce startups that has been in operation since 2015 and now boasts of a clientele spanning USA, Australia, Switzerland, Uganda and Kenya.
Buyology Co. LLC, is a Kenyan based startup that is assisting companies enhance customer experience through mystery shopping concept and training. It has over 3,500 mystery shoppers who visit clients’ businesses to audit service delivery and report back on their findings.