Category Archives: UK-Startups

Andreessen Horowitz backs London start-up TransferWise with $58m

Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm created by Netscape and Opsware founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has led a Series C $58m round in Europe’s leading financial tech start-up TransferWise.

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5 British startups to look out for in 2015

In the beginning of this year, we took a look at major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to watch out for in 2015. In the case of the Great Britain, … Continue reading

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Estate agency disruptor secures £1.5m funding

Episode 1 the London VC firm led the recent funding round supporting the innovative online estate agency eMoov. Reversing the traditional status quo of estate agency and saving £11.5 million in estate agency fees, eMoov is definitely one platform to … Continue reading

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Snaptrip raises $1m to become the UK’s leading brand for last minute holiday rental

Snaptrip, the UK’s biggest last-minute self catering provider, has announced the raising of a late seed round that takes total investment in the company beyond $1 million in less than 12 months.

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Legal marketplace Lexoo secured $400k to help you lower your legal fees

The recent seed round was secured from startup catalyst Forward Partners and Jonathan McKay (Chairman of Just Giving). The London-based startup lets businesses get multiple fixed price quotes from hand-picked lawyers, saving businesses an average of 46% on legal fees. … Continue reading

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Elsevier acquires London-based startup Newsflo

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of Newsflo, a London based company that helps researchers and academic institutions to measure the wider impact of their work by tracking and … Continue reading

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VC Fiedler Capital and UK’s Oxygen Accelerator exclusive programme for CEE startups Announced

For the first time ever, Fiedler Capital, a Central and Eastern European VC and Oxygen Accelerator in the UK have partnered to make an entire cohort exclusively of Eastern European and Baltic startups. Oxygen, based in in Birmingham UK, and the … Continue reading

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London fintech start-up iwoca launches in Spain to meet demand for small business financing

Venture-backed fintech start-up iwoca has started offering credit to the two million small businesses in Spain, further expanding its international reach. iwoca is transforming business lending throughout Europe by offering fast and flexible access to credit to the millions of … Continue reading

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Bookmate continues international expansion with StarHub partnership

Bookmate, the leading social ebook reading service, is available in Singapore. Boasting a comprehensive library of over 500,000 ebooks from 600 publishers, Bookmate empowers reading fans to search, discover, interact and read as much

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Huddle raises $51 million Series D round to accelerate growth and bring secure external collaboration to enterprises worldwide

Huddle, the enterprise cloud collaboration service, today announced that it has secured a $51 million Series D round of funding. The capital will be used to expand Huddle’s leadership in secure external collaboration; transforming the way global teams work together … Continue reading

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