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Airbnb management platform Airsorted raises £1.5m
posted on February 7, 2017

London-based AirBnb management platform Airsorted has closed a £1.5m funding round led by Concentric and with support from 500 Startups and Pi Labs.


Facebook chatbot Plum raises $500,000 Seed
posted on October 10, 2016

Plum, an AI powered personal savings chatbot, has raised $500,000 in a Seed round led by 500 Startups’ microfund.


PropTech firm Settled closes £1m in funding
posted on July 15, 2016

Settled, a London-based property tech startup, has closed a £1m seed funding round to expand operations and disrupt the real estate sector, thought to be worth £3.5bn. The round was led by 500 Startups, a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley. Matthew Lerner, partner at 500 Startups, said: “Across our…


Rock Pamper Scissors gets £1.2m to strengthen its tech team
posted on May 23, 2016

London-based Rock Pamper Scissors, has received £1.2m in funding from investors including 500 Startups and Seedcamp. The funding round also drew support from a group of angel investors including Tom Singh OBE, New Look’s founder. Founded by Just Eat‘s former CMO, Mat Braddy, Rock Pamper Scissors allows users to make hairdresser appointments through its app. Speaking about…

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Startups from across EMEA to line up in ICONS Festival pitch competition
posted on September 9, 2015

Up to 100 of the most innovative and forward-thinking startups that the tech scene has to offer are set to battle it out at this month’s ICONS Festival for a chance to join the prestigious 500 Startups accelerator programme. The pitch competition is part of the four day tech, music and screen festival which will be…

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Smart home security startup Cocoon raises £2.46m on Crowdcube
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ContentCal closes £400,000 Seed, brings total to £580,000
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Tech for good accelerator Bethnal Green Ventures raises £1.3m to invest in startups
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Tech in Newcastle: Tackling the skills and office shortage
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