Category Archives: UK-Startups

DN Capital raises its third VC fund worth $200 million

DN Capital LLP, one of the UK’s leading venture and growth investors, today announces the raising of $200 million (€144 million) for its third venture capital fund, GVC III, a three time increase on its previous fund.

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EatFirst delivers honest food – Rocket Internet Launches New Food Delivery Service

EatFirst, Rocket Internet’s new food delivery service, launches today in the City of London. Combining high-quality food with lightning-speed delivery, the new business goes far and beyond traditional Services. The service will be available in the City of London, starting … Continue reading

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Tastebuds To Acquire Dating Startup moosify

Tastebuds Media Ltd announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire moosify. The transaction will create the largest music-based dating service worldwide. After acquisition, moosify will continue to operate under the leadership of moosify’s CEO in the … Continue reading

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London-based tech accessories brand Knomo secures £1M investment

Knomo, a lifestyle-tech accessories brand out of London, today announced a £1m investment round led by Hattington Capital, with participation from angel investor Martin Braddock, to bolster the company’s e-commerce platform and accelerate the development of new tech-friendly products. Knomo … Continue reading

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OpenRent announces multimillion pound partnership with Northern & Shell

OpenRent, UK’s online letting service which let more than 15,000 properties last year, has announced a multimillion pound media-for-equity partnership with Northern & Shell Ventures. Northern & Shell, as it is known, are part of the independently owned UK media … Continue reading

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Coffee startup Pact Coffee secures £2m in a round led by MMC

Pact Coffee, a London-based subscription coffee startup, has today announced a £2 million Series A funding round, led by MMC Ventures. This funding round sees MMC join existing investors Connect Ventures, as well as angel investors Ian Hogarth (founder of Songkick), … Continue reading

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Key technology startup LOCK8 sells its 1st 1,000 devices at the international trade show EUROBIKE

The smart bike lock of LOCK8 is ready for production – just in time for the international trade show EUROBIKE. The Berlin- and London-based startup will sell its first 1,000 devices at the event to business customers who want to test … Continue reading

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In-venue marketing platform SwipeStation raises £300K

SwipeStation, a tech startup located in Hertfordshire (UK), has secured more than £300,000 in funding from two angel investors (Neil Sikka and Adrian Grumi), valuing the company at £1.25 million. The startup was launched in 2012 by Sam Fresco and Syd … Continue reading

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Social ad platform Glow Digital Media secures $7 million

Glow Digital Media, the social ad platform used by large mobile advertisers around the world, today announced that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital and White Star Capital. Existing investors Project A Ventures and … Continue reading

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Online furniture startup Swoon Editions secures £4 million

Swoon Editions, a London-based ‘new design every day’ online furniture startup, today announced a £4 million Series A funding round to expand its business in the UK. Octopus Investments led the round with additional investment from Index Ventures. The transaction … Continue reading

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