An amazing year is coming to an end, an amazing year is coming to light. And, as usual, we are ready to (re)start.
In the latest months, many experts have predicted specialized portals and social network as the main InsurTech trends driving growth in 2017.
Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., a Boston, MA-based biopharmaceutical company, secured an additional $206M in the second close of the Series EE equity financing.
Core Innovation Capital, a Los Angeles and San Francisco-based fintech focused venture capital firm, raised approx. $71.5m for its second fund.
Embark Ventures, L.P., a Los Angeles, CA-based new venture capital firm, launches its first fund.
Kapilendo, a Berlin, Germany-based funding marketplace for entrepreneurs, raised $7m in Series B funding.
HealthifyMe, a Bengalaru, India-based provider of a mobile fitness app, raised US$1m in funding.
Univercells, a Gosselies – Belgium-based developer of a vaccine manufacturing platform, received a $12m grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Venture capital firm Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) made eight new investments during 2016.
Adabra, an Arezzo, Italy-based marketing automation platform, raised €1.1m in funding.
Italia Venture I, the Italian co-investment fund managed by Invitalia Ventures SGR, has closed its first year of activity with 11 investments.
Pep Gomez, Chairman of NUMA Barcelona, a growth acceleration program for tech startups, has made some tech predictions ahead of the new year.
Health Catalyst Capital Management, a NYC-based venture capital firm investing in US-based healthcare IT businesses, held the first close of its maiden fund at $64m.
L’Oréal has made a strategic investment in Partech International Venture VII, an early stage fund managed by Paris, France-based Partech Ventures.
Ray Leach, CEO of Cleveland venture development organization JumpStart Inc., has been named to the board of VentureOhio, a statewide organization dedicated to ensuring adequate capital for startups and facilitating strong collaboration across Ohio.