Category Archives: UK-Startups

London-based The Currency Cloud secures $10m in funding

The Currency Cloud, an international payments engine, has raised $10 million in a Series B funding round. The fresh capital, which follows the A round ($9m) of 2012, came from existing investors like Atlas Venture, Anthemis Group, Notion Capital and … Continue reading

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The 5 fastest growing startups in 7 European countries

A few weeks ago The Next Web and global payments technology provider Adyen partnered to launch a new kind of competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing startups: the European Tech5. After receiving the submissions and screening over a hundred … Continue reading

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Takeaway acquires Lieferando and raises €73 million

After the rumours of last week it is now official: Takeaway.com acquires the Berlin-based food ordering startup Lieferando. But that’s. Takeaway also announced today that it raised € 73 million in additional funding from Prime Ventures, Macquarie Capital and the founders … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Red Badger and Zesty

Be part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space – this week with a focus on London. For a complete overview, make … Continue reading

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Nujira raises $20m to track the power envelope of smartphones

Nujira Ltd, the UK-based world leader in Envelope Tracking (ET) technology, has closed a new funding round, raising $20 million to support production ramp of its Coolteq chips, and to fund continued development of the company’s long term product roadmap. … Continue reading

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Facebook VoD platform Screenburn secures 500K

Screenburn, the London-based video-on-demand platform, today announced a $500k angel investment. Andrew Weisz of Lean Investments LP led the funding round, which also saw many senior angels joining the raise. The board of the young company will be joined by … Continue reading

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Online HR startup Workable secures $1.5m from Greylock

Workable, on of the startups we’ve just mentioned in our list of 5 Greek Startups to look out for in 2014, has secured $1.5m in a funding round led by Greylock IL. After 12 months of operation hundreds of companies … Continue reading

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DueDil raises $17m to organise private company data

DueDil, the London-based business discovery platform, today announced it has completed its Series B financing round, led by Oak Investment Partners and supported by Notion Capital and Passion Capital. This latest funding follows the startup’s Series A financing in April … Continue reading

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London-based eCommera secures $41m to reconfigure retail

eCommera, a global SaaS and big data company that was started to help retailers profit from the move to omni-channel commerce, has announced a $41 million Series C funding round. Dawn Capital led the round together with investors West Coast … Continue reading

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EDITD secures $4.4M from Index Ventures and Frog Capital

EDITD, the world leader in real-time market data and analytics for the fashion and apparel industry, announced today it has raised $4.4 million from Index Ventures and new investor Frog Capital. Other existing investors also participated in the round. The London-based … Continue reading

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