Tag Archives: London

Balderton Capital raises $305m to invest in European startups

Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s largest venture capital investors, has announced the closing of its 5th European fund, raising a further $305 million and bringing its total funds to $2.2 billion to invest in European tech startups. The new fund, … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Startups in general, The EU and Europe | Tagged , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Funding, Greece-Startups, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

5 UK-based startups to look out for in 2014

Startups are springing up everywhere in Europe at an increasing rate. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at some major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to … Continue reading

Posted in UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

London-based MyOptique Group secures £8 million

MyOptique Group, on of Europe’s leading online optical retailers selling prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses, today announced it has secured £8 million in funding to bolster its aggressive international expansion plans and potential acquisitions. The round was led by … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Recipe box delivery: Gousto secures $2m in a round led by MMC

Following their angel round a few months ago, Gousto – the London-based recipe box delivery startup, has now closed a $2 million investment round led by MMC Ventures. The funding will be used to build up Gousto’s team of chefs and … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Relocation helper MOVE Guides receives $1.8m in seed funding

MOVE Guides announced today that it has closed a $1.8 million seed funding round from Notion Capital, NEA and a number of angel investors bringing its total funding to $2.4 million. The mission of the London-based startup is to transform the $40bn employee … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, UK-Startups | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off