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Olio gets $2.2m from investors including Accel and Mustard Seed
posted on January 11, 2017

London-based startup Olio has announced the closure of a $2.2m pre-Series A round.

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OpenGamma raises $13.3m in Series D funding
posted on October 5, 2016

SaaS provider OpenGamma has announced the closure of a $13.3m Series D funding round.

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Weaveworks gets $15m in Series B funding
posted on May 11, 2016

Weaveworks, the makers of the Weave network for Docker, has closed a $15m Series B funding round led by new backer GV (formerly Google Ventures). The round, which also drew support from existing investor Accel, comes after the company announced a $5m Series A round in December 2014. According to a statement the company, founded…

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Accel launches $500m fund, Innovate Finance Global Summit, Facebook bots & more in your Week in Tech
posted on April 15, 2016

This week, we’re bringing your Week in Tech video from Campus London. Investments Data technology firm Blis has raised $25m in Series B funding from Endeit Capital, Beringea US and Unilever Ventures. Opun has secured $4.3m in investment from Aviva Ventures. The PropTech company was founded in 2015 and helps consumers with their home improvement…

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VC firm Accel launches $500m investment fund to boost UK tech
posted on April 12, 2016

Venture capital firm Accel has announced the launch of Accel V, a $500m fund which will seek to support tech entrepreneurs in the UK. Accel, which opened its first London office 16 years ago, said that although the UK market would continue to be a priority for investment, this fund would also look further afield…

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London-based startup Qubit gets $40m in Series C round led by Goldman Sachs
posted on February 22, 2016

London-based startup Qubit has closed a $40m Series C round led by Goldman Sachs. The startup, founded in 2010 by four former Google employees, also drew support from Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures and Accel. With approximately $76m of funding raised to date, Qubit has developed a big-data analytics platform which it says could facilitate online selling….

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Vinted closes $27m Series C round
posted on December 10, 2015

Pre-loved fashion and lifestyle marketplace Vinted has closed a $27m Series C funding round led by Hubert Burda Media with participation from Accel and Insight Venture Partners. Vinted allows members to buy, sell or give away pre-loved clothes, shoes and accessories through its iOS and Android apps. The funding will be used to expand its…

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Deliveroo expands with Series D funding
posted on November 24, 2015

Deliveroo, the on-demand delivery service for high-quality restaurant meals, has announced its launch in five new cities – Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney. The company has also raised a $100m Series D investment round led by DST Global and Greenoaks Capital, with participation from existing investors Accel, Hummingbird Ventures and Index Ventures. The new cities…

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Deliveroo grabs $25m to expand high-end takeaway service
posted on January 29, 2015

Food delivery service Deliveroo has announced a $25m Series B round led by Accel Partners. The London-based startup delivers food from high-quality independent and chain restaurants (including Nando’s and GBK), and will use the investment to drive international and UK expansion. The service will launch in Manchester this week, a move described as “the first…

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Funding Circle raise $65m to fuel international growth
posted on July 17, 2014

London-based Funding Circle have announced an enormous $65m Series D funding round as they look to expand internationally. The investment was led by Index Ventures and existing investors Accel, Union Square and Ribbit Capital also participated in the round. It brings the total Funding Circle have raised to $123m and is one of the biggest funding…

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The top 5 trends cloud-focused VCs are most excited about
posted on August 19, 2013

Top 5 cloud trends you need to know about Cloud computing is one of the hottest areas of venture capital. Investors see it as a rapidly growing sector with massive opportunities and the long-term potential for huge returns. The theme of VentureBeat’s upcoming CloudBeat 2013 conference is “the cloud grows up.” As the sector evolves, so do…

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Win a free exhibition space at Web Summit Dublin
posted on June 19, 2013

Free exhibition space? That’s Summit to think about The Web Summit is offering an opportunity for some of the hottest startups in the world to exhibit for free. Save thousands A stand at Europe’s largest startup event will cost larger tech companies upwards of €10,000. Startups chosen for the Summit’s Alpha program will exhibit for…

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posted on April 21, 2017

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Meet our FinTech Startup of the Year: Divido
posted on April 21, 2017