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FinTech startup Neyber closes £7.5m Series B
posted on April 12, 2017

FinTech startup Neyber, which allows employers to offer access to ‘affordable’ loans, has raised £7.5m in Series B funding.

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TravelTech startup Triptease closes $9m Series B to open Singapore office
posted on April 6, 2017

TravelTech startup Triptease has closed a $9m Series B round led by BGF Ventures.

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London-based biotech company Pulmocide raises $30.4m Series B
posted on March 20, 2017

Pulmocide, a biotech firm run by former GlaxoSmithKline scientists, has closed a $30.4m Series B.

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IoT firm Evrythng closes $24.8m Series B led by Sway Ventures
posted on March 14, 2017

Smart device management platform Evrythng has announced the closure of $24.8m Series B funding round led by San Francisco-based investor Sway Ventures.

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

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Edinburgh’s pureLiFi closes Series B, brings total raised to over $10m
posted on July 15, 2016

PureLiFi has announced the closure of an undisclosed Series B funding round, bringing its cumulative funding raised to date to more than $10m. The startup, which spun out of the University of Edinburgh, uses visible light spectrum – instead of radio frequencies – to deliver high-speed data communication and Internet access. According to a statement, the…

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Festival booking site Festicket closes $6.3m Series B
posted on June 30, 2016

Festicket, an online platform for music festival experiences, has raised $6.3m in Series B funding. The round drew support by Lepe Partners and existing investors pan-European VC firms Wellington Partners, PROfounders and Playfair Capital. The news comes after the startup raised $2.7m in Series A funding in September 2014 and $680,000 in seed funding back in 2013. Zack…

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What3Words lands $8.5m in Series B funding
posted on June 29, 2016

Addressing platform What3words has closed a $8.5m Series B funding round led by Aramex, a logistics giant. The round also drew support from existing investors Intel Capital and funds Force Over Mass Capital and Mustard Seed. Chris Sheldrick, CEO and co-founder of what3words, said: “We are on a mission to change the way people communicate…

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Drayson Technologies lands £8m in Series B funding
posted on May 11, 2016

Drayson Technologies, the company founded by Lord Paul Drayson, has raised £8m in Series B funding. The round, led by existing investors Lansdowne Partners and Woodford Investment Management, brings the company’s cumulative funding to date to £26m. Lord Drayson, chairman and CEO, Drayson Technologies, said: “Since the launch of our Freevolt technology last year we…

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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…

Roland Lamb

Music tech firm Roli scores $27m in Series B funding
posted on May 4, 2016

Music technology company Roli has closed a $27m Series B funding round led by Foundry Group. The round also drew support from London-based BGF Ventures and San Francisco-based Founders Fund, who joined the round alongside previous investors; Balderton Capital, FirstMark Capital, Index Ventures, Horizons Ventures and Universal Music Group. A statement said the newly procured funds will…

Onfido

Onfido gets $25m in funding to continue developing machine-learning technology
posted on April 14, 2016

Onfido, an identity verification and background checking provider, has closed a $25m Series B funding round. The round drew support from Idinvest Partners, Wellington Partners Venture Capital and Crunchfund. Husayn Kassai, CEO and co-founder, said: “Background checking isn’t new – what has changed is business. Legacy background checks – manual and dependent on a face-to-face meeting…

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