Category Archives: UK-Startups

Sweden’s iZettle acquires the UK-based point of sale startup intelligentpos

iZettle, one of the fastest growing fintech startups in Europe, today announces it has acquired intelligentpos, one of the UK’s leading cloud based point of sale solutions for shops, bars and restaurants. The finacial terms of this deal were not … Continue reading

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PayPal alternative Divido achieved significant growth and closes seed round

Payment alternative Divido lets customers spread the cost of any purchase over a period of time while the retailer gets paid in full right away. The London-based company has just closed a € 2.2 million seed round led by Mangrove Capital … Continue reading

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London-based Ve Interactive acquires video advertising startup Optomaton for €5.13 million

Ve Interactive, a leading data-driven technology company specialising in conversion enhancing and digital advertising, has acquired the German video advertising startup Optomaton for €5.13 million, in a deal comprised of cash and shares. Optomaton is a digital advertising technology and … Continue reading

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App Launch: London-based Moneybox aims to help Millennials save and invest their spare change

After raising £3.4 million of pre-launch funding earlier this year, the London-based startup Moneybox today launches its “digital piggybank” app in the App Store. Moneybox enables its UK-based users to round up their everyday card purchases to the nearest pound … Continue reading

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Velocity, the booking platform for premium dining experiences, secures $22.5 million to expand to 29 cities worldwide by 2020

Velocity, the world’s leading discovery and instant booking platform for premium dining experiences, announced today the closing of a $22.5 million Series B funding round led by DIG Investments. Other participants in the round include high-profile hospitality names such as … Continue reading

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Indoor positioning service sensewhere secures €1.64 million from Scottish Enterprise to support research and development

sensewhere is a Scottish startup that provides indoor positioning solutions. The Edinburgh-based company has been awarded with €1.64 million by Scottish Enterprise to create jobs and further develop its disruptive location software. sensewhere was founded in 2009. Jim Watson, Director … Continue reading

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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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