Category Archives: UK-Startups

Mobile ticketing platform DICE raises $6 million to fuel the expansion in Europe and North America

DICE, the London-based live music discovery and mobile ticketing platform that allows users to search for, browse and buy tickets with no booking fees, announced today it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The financing round was led by … Continue reading

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Access to the EU and soon the single digital market is critical for the UK tech community – an interview with Brent Hoberman

We just had the chance to interview one of the brightest stars in the European startup universe. Brent Hoberman is a serial entrepreneur and investor who cofounded lastminute.com, Founders Forum, Made.com, mydeco, Smartup and Grip. Brent also cofounded the VC firm PROfounders … Continue reading

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Work management solution Scoro secures €1.7M in funding and intends to become the “single source of truth” for its customers

Scoro – the work management software solution for professional and creative services – has closed a € 1.7 million seed funding round from SmartCap, Inventure, and Alchemist Accelerator. The startup will use the funding to accelerate the development of its … Continue reading

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Former Top Gear hosts raise $5.5 million to launch their media startup DRIVETRIBE

DRIVETRIBE, a digital media platform dedicated to motoring and adventure, announced it has completed a $5.5. million Series A funding round led by Breyer Capital with additional participation by Atomico and other individual investors. DRIVETRIBE, which expects to officially launch … Continue reading

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German fintech companies secured 80% more funding than their UK-based counterparts in Q2 2016

Bad news for the UK and Europe’s largest fintech hub London. According to CB Insights and KMPG’s The Pulse of FinTech Q2 2016 report, German fintech companies received about 80% more funding than their UK-based counterparts in Q2 2016. The report also … Continue reading

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Fintech startup GoHenry breaks record raising £4 million on Crowdcube equity crowdfunding platform

The UK-based fintech startup goHenry recently raised £3.99 million through a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign, making it one of the world’s largest equity crowdfunding rounds till date. Equity cowdfunding is becoming a viable alternative to traditional institutions (VCs, etc.) for Series A … Continue reading

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10 European pet startups to watch in 2016 and beyond

With many hundreds of million pet owners globally, it is clear that the “pet economy” can be seen as a very big and potentially lucrative market for young companies. Just think about how much time and money you or your … Continue reading

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Laundrapp secures further €5.9 million investment to expand its on-demand laundry service internationally

Laundrapp, a London-based startup we’ve mentioned as a British startup to look out for in 2016, today announced it had closed a further €5.9 million fundraising round to fuel continued growth in the already popular ‘Uber for Laundry’ style service. The … Continue reading

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European digital investment manager Scalable Capital launches in the UK

Scalable Capital, the European digital investment manager, is now fully live in the UK market. The German startup has completed the onboarding of clients from its UK waiting list, and is now open to the general public. Scalable Capital announced … Continue reading

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Sleepio creator Big Health raises $12M to help millions with digital medicine

Digital health company Big Health today announced a new funding round of $12 million led by Octopus Ventures with Kaiser Permanente Ventures, returning investor Index Ventures, as well as Sean Duffy (CEO, Omada Health) and JamJar Investments. They join existing investors Esther Dyson and Peter Read. … Continue reading

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