Oddup, a Hong Kong-based provider of data-driven insights for the startup and cryptocurrency ecosystems, closed a $12.8M Series C funding round.
Backers included new investors IRO Capital, Elliot Capital and Jervois Hillier as well as existing investors Click Ventures, White Capital and The Times Group’s strategic investment arm, Brand Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its global expansion and product development capabilities, with a particular focus on crypto-assets, digital ledger technologies, blockchain and virtual currencies.
Led by James Giancotti, Co-Founder and CEO, Oddup provides global, data-driven insights for the startup and cryptocurrency ecosystems. Its technology offerings provide startup, investor, sector, and ecosystem data insights & analyses. Management consultancies, corporates, data companies, startups, and investors worldwide utilize the company’s tools daily to obtain detailed analyses to make planning for expansion, mergers and acquisitions, deal origination, sales & marketing reach outs and varied types of investment easier and efficient.
Currently, Oddup tracks entrepreneurial and investment activity across more than 300,000 companies, 63,000 investors,15 sectors and 30 territories. It is used by leading organizations including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Refintiv, Factiva and Amazon.