Category Archives: UK-Startups

Monese, a banking app for immigrants and expats across Europe, raises $1.8m

The European acceleration fund Seedcamp today announced that Monese has raised $1.8 million and joined the Seedcamp family. Monese is a London-based fintech startup that allows you to open up a UK bank account in less than 3 mins on … Continue reading

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Pocket concierge GuestU receives $1.1m seed funding from Portugal Ventures

Founded in the beginning of this year by Euclides Major, London-based GuestU provides apps with personalisation algorithms to help hotels/hostels, guesthouses and short term rentals create their own concierge service. Today, the young company announced it has raised $1.1 million … Continue reading

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Internet security solution ZenMate achieved milestone of 12 million registered users

Internet security solution ZenMate, which ensures privacy and security on the Internet for consumers, has today announced record user numbers, two years after being founded. ZenMate, one of our 5 German startups to look out for in 2015, has now reached more … Continue reading

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Podcasting platform Acast secures Series A funding to boost its growth and expasion plans

Acast, the Stockholm and London-based full service podcast platform that allows users to discover and share on-demand audio content enhanced with videos, images and links, announced today the closing of its Series A funding round. This includes an investment of … Continue reading

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Doc booking platform Zesty secures $7.2M to expand across Europe

Zesty, a leading platform in the UK for consumer healthcare, today announced the successful completion of its $7.2 million Series A financing. As if we knew it: In January 2014 we introduced you to Zesty as one of 5 UK-based … Continue reading

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Neteven and B2C Europe sign a global partnership

Neteven, the leading marketplaces management solution, and B2C Europe, Europe’s number one in cross-border logistics, signed an international partnership today with an objective to provide enterprises with a complete e-commerce platform including distribution and return solutions. Neteven, founded in 2005 … Continue reading

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Fintech start-up Ormsby Street launches new Insight Engine to give small businesses true insight for dealing with late payment

Fintech start-up Ormsby Street has launched a new Insight Engine for its free online tool CreditHQ, which will now provide straightforward, actionable insight to small businesses who check the financial health of customers, suppliers and partners. The Insight Engine launch … Continue reading

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London-based brain training app Peak closes $7M Series A Round

Peak, the fast-growing mobile-first brain training company, today announced the closing of a $7 million Series A funding round led by early investors of Spotify Creandum, alongside existing investors DN Capital, London Venture Partners (LVP) and Qualcomm Ventures. As Apple’s … Continue reading

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Signal Raises $1.8m To Launch Next Generation Market Intelligence Platform

London-based market intelligence and information discovery platform Signal today announced a seed funding round of $1.8m from top tier investors. The funding, led by Frontline Ventures, will be used to grow Signal’s team of data scientists, and further develop the … Continue reading

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Techstars backed Barclays Accelerator enroll second cohort

Ten companies will begin the intensive thirteen-week Barclays Accelerator programme in London this week. Aimed at fintech companies, the programme will consist of mentoring, networking and development. ​The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, received applications from over 60 countries worldwide. … Continue reading

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