Artios Pharma, a Cambridge, UK-based DNA Damage Response (DDR) company developing innovative treatments for cancer, completed a $84m (£65m) Series B financing.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND), a San Diego, CA-based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing or acquiring technologies that help pharmaceutical companies discover and develop medicines, is to acquire Vernalis plc (LSE: VER), a structure-based drug discovery biotechnology company with a broad pipeline of partnered programs and ongoing collaborations.
AllBright, a London, UK-based members’ clubs and digital academy that connects working women, raised £9m in funding.
Unmade, a London, UK-based fashion software startup, raised $4m in funding.
tribeOS, a Hamilton, Bermuda-based, blockchain-based digital advertising marketplace, raised $3m in seed funding.
FloodFlash, a London, UK-based insurtech startup that offers a new way for customers to insure flood risk, raised £1.9m in seed funding.
PBD Biotech, a Thurston, UK-based agtech startup, raised £400k in funding.
Zopa, a London, UK-based peer-to-peer lending platform, raised £44m in the first stage of its latest funding round.
FeedStock, a London, UK-based provider of business engagement analytics, completed an undisclosed round of funding.
Arm, a Cambridge, UK-based computing company, acquired Treasure Data, a Mountain View, CA-based enterprise data management company.
HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) is acquiring Apogee Corporation, a Maidstone, Kent, U.K. based office equipment dealer (OED) and a large independent provider of print, outsourced services, and document and process technology.
Smartr365, a London, UK-based mortgage technology platform, secured £3m.
Miss Group, a Manchester, UK-based web hosting company, secured a £6.4m in funding.
Quantexa, a London, UK-based Big Data and Enterprise Intelligence company, raised US$20m (£15.2m) in Series B funding.
Calcivis, an Edinburgh, Scotland, UK-based medical devices company focused on the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, closed a £3.15m equity funding.