Category Archives: UK-Startups

London-based money transfer network Azimo raises $15 million to expand across Asia

Azimo, one of the world’s largest digital money transfer networks, announced today that it secured $15 million of new investment, led by the Japanese e-commerce and fintech services company Rakuten. Existing investors eVentures, Frog Capital, Greycroft, Accion and MCI Capital … Continue reading

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Accomable, the Airbnb for disabled people, raises £300K in seed funding

The London-based travel tech startup Accomable just announced the closing of a seed round worth £300,000. Accomable was founded in 2015 and helps disabled and elderly people find adapted hotels and holiday rentals. The fresh capital, which comes from undisclosed … Continue reading

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Luxury fashion marketplace Farfetch raises $110 million in a Series F funding round

Farfetch, the curated marketplace for luxury fashion, today announced the closing of its’ largest funding round, $110 million on top of the March ’15 $86 million. This round led by Singapore State backed fund Temasek and followed by Chinese fund IDG … Continue reading

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People.io secures a six figure investment from Wayra Munich and plans to launch in Germany in Q3 2016

people.io, a new service that allows consumers to dynamically license their data and attention to brands and be rewarded for it, today announced a major strategic partnership with Wayra Munich, the Telefónica backed accelerator programme. The deal, which combines a … Continue reading

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Music startup Musikki secures $1 million in funding and launches Exclusiph

Musikki, the music startup providing B2C and B2B music services including the Musikki Music API, has successfully closed a new round of funding securing $ 1 million from Portugal Ventures, the biggest venture capital fund in Portugal. This continues Musikki’s successful … Continue reading

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How to re-engage your mobile audience (Sponsored)

Mobile app growth rates are still rising but app developers are finding greater growth from current users rather than from newcomers. There are a number of reasons for this: increased competition across categories, less available real estate on cluttered smart … Continue reading

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Real estate investment platform BrickVest already raised over £1 million for its investment opportunities in Europe

BrickVest, the pan-European online real estate investment platform, today announced it has raised more than £1 million for its listed real estate projects, closing two oversubscribed investments two months after launch. The platform has already attracted more than 1,120 international … Continue reading

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Invenias, a UK-based recruitment software provider, secures $2.8 million in funding to accelerate its US expansion

Invenias, the cloud-based software for executive search and strategic recruitment, has closed a further round of investment led by MMC Ventures. The round is made up of $1.1 million of equity funding from MMC and $1.7 million of debt from Clydesdale … Continue reading

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Demo Day: The EuropeanPioneers accelerator celebrated its second startup batch

Last Thursday, the startup accelerator EuropeanPioneers celebrated its second batch of startups at an exciting Demo Day in Berlin. “It’s maybe the most attractive accelerator in Berlin, which I know right now”, stated Thomas Hessler, the founder of Zanox who … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Menlo Media, Converge and Find A Venue

Week after week, we’re introducing you to exciting career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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