Deal News

Venture Capital Funding

AppyParking raises an additional £2.25m in funding from Aviva Ventures

Parking app, AppyParking raised a further £2.25 million in funding from major investor Aviva Ventures and from new shareholder, Breed Reply.

Alternative Finance for Business

Usain Bolt endorsed insole start-up, Enertor raised £1m on Crowdcube

Usain Bolt-endorsed insole maker, Enertor, secured £1.03 million on Crowdcube, exceeded its funding target of £750,000.

Venture Capital Funding

University Cribs secures £450K in seed funding from angel investors‎

Cardiff-based University Cribs secured £450,000 in seed funding from entrepreneurs-turned investors in related industries.

Venture Capital Funding

Furhat Robotics’ socially intelligent robot tech raises $2.5m

Furhat Robotics, the start-up that is developing socially intelligent robots, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding from Balderton Capital and LocalGlobe.

Venture Capital Funding

Heist Studios raises $2.6m from Net-a-Porter’s Natalie Massenet and top fashion VCs

Heist Studio raises $2.6 million from big names in fashion and e-commerce, and is on track to become a leading London-based luxury brand.

Venture Capital Funding

InfoSum adds $5m to seed round with support from LocalGlobe

Infosum secures further seed funding to build out its data software ahead of GDPR coming into effect.

Venture Capital Funding

Edinburgh edtech start-up Gecko Labs secures £1m

Edinburgh-based Gecko Labs has secured £1 million to roll out its live chat system for universities internationally.

Venture Capital Funding

Recruitment platform Syft secures £6.1m from high profile investors

Temp recruitment platform, Syft, raises £6.1 million in a series A round of investment.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Social dining goes global: Parisian start-up VizEat acquires EatWith

VizEat acquires EatWith, joining forces to create the largest social dining platform in the world.

Venture Capital Funding

Mark Cuban and Mark Pincus join forces with Factmata to wage war on fake news

London start-up Factmata uses artificial intelligence to tackle fake news, and has now raised seed funding from Mark Cuban. 

Venture Capital Funding

StoryStream raises further £1.2m funding to introduce artificial intelligence

StoryStream raises further funding to add artificial intelligence into the mix.

Venture Capital Funding

Prodigy Finance secures $240m series C fundraising round

London fintech start-up, Prodigy Finance, has raised $240 million (£186 million) in debt and equity funding to grow the team and break further into the American market.