In conjunction with the raise of $1B to continue to invest in tech companies globally, Nino Marakovic – CEO and Managing Director, responsible for the overall investment strategy, execution, operations and performance of Sapphire Ventures – answered our questions about the firm’s activity and its next steps.
A new program to grow startups working in the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence space across Asia has just been launched.
Grabr, a platform for people to have international goods delivered, has just raised $3.5M in funding. In conjunction with the announcement, Daria Rebenok, CEO and co-founder, answewd our questions about herself, the company, the product and future plans.
One of the hottest insurtech companies in Europe, Clark, has just announced the close of a $13.2m Series A funding round.
In-App customer support company Helpshift has just announced its $23M Series B Funding round. In conjunction with the announcement, Abinash Tripathy, CEO and co-founder, answered our questions about himself, the product, the company, the funding and future plans.
Last week, in Vienna, Austria, Pleo, a Copenhagen-based provider of smart payment cards for employees, won the Piooners Festival startup competion, which has seen about 3,000 companies from 93 countries applying in 2016. In conjunction with the victory, Jeppe Rindom, who co-founded the company along with Niccolò Perra in 2015, answered our questions about himself, Pleo, the solution and its […]
In a recent post we highlighted the surge of robo-advisors in the wealth management industry. In this arena, a new player – Scalable Capital – came into the fintech limelight in April 2016 with a €7m funding round. Following the fundraise, Manuela (Ella) Rabener, CMO & Co-Founder UK at Scalable Capital, answered our questions about […]
Newark Venture Partners has just closed $23M of its $50M fund and launched NVP Labs, an accelerator aiming to invest in high growth companies in Newark (NJ). In conjunction with the double announcement, Tom Wisniewski, NVP Managing Partner, answered our questions about these initiatives, their targets and future plans.
As a syndicate of “angels” based in London, Wild Blue Cohort focuses on investing in early stage food, fintech, B2B and B2C enterprise, media, real estate, healthcare and education companies led by experienced managers and targeting big market opportunities. Serial entrepreneur and investor, David Barrie, the Founder and CEO of WBC, answered our questions about himself, the […]
Irish entrepreneur Illann Power (@illannpower) has just partnered with Pat Phelan (@patphelan), the founder of Trustev, recently acquired by TransUnion, to launch Nohovation, a NYC-based €25m super angel investment fund dedicated to supporting Irish startups going global. In this interview, Illann answered our questions about the the firm, its strategy and targets, among a lot […]
Payment tech company Zooz has just raised 24m in funding. In conjunction with the announcement, Oren Levy, CEO of the Israeli fintech company, answered our questions about the product, the funding and future plans.
Zero Zero Robotics, the maker of a consumer friendly smart flying camera called Hover Camera, raised $25m in venture capital funding. In conjunction with the funding, CEO and founder Meng Qiu Wang answered our questions about the company, the product and future plans.
Insurtech company Trōv has just announced its $25.5m Series C funding round. In conjunction with it, CEO Scott Walchek answered our questions about the San Francisco, CA-based company, their product, funding, and future plans, and shared with us some thoughts on which approach can work better in order to disrupt the insurance industry.
San Francisco-based stealth mode startup Preempt Security, a developer of enterprise security software, has just raised $8m in Series A funding. In conjunction with the close, CEO and founder Ajit Sancheti answered our questions about the company, the product, the funding and future plans.
San Francisco-based crowdsourced security testing platform provider Bugcrowd has just raised $15m in a Series B funding round. In conjunction with the close, we interviewed Casey Ellis, the CEO and founder, who spoke about the product, the company, the funding and future plans.