Funding History
Round Size Investors Date
US$100m Not Disclosed 26 Jun 2015

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What's Changing Social Media In 2016

The latest changes by social media and messaging firms are all about cementing their dominance in their users’ everyday lives. From Facebook’s push into bots to Twitter’s deal to stream NFL games to Snapchat’s discovery channels these services...

Read More30 Sep 16
Qwikcilver Bags USD10m For Gift Card Solutions

Qwikcilver, an Amazon backed gift card solutions provider has bagged USD10m from Sistema Asia Fund, the proprietary fund of Russian conglomerate Sistema. Amazon Asia-Pacific, Accel India and Helion Venture Partners also participated in the funding....

Read More25 Jul 16
First Stop For Voice Recognition Is E-Commerce

Voice recognition software is now a standard feature on mobile devices and personal computers, but only recently has the technology powering it developed to a standard that makes it useful. Where once upon a time the likes of Siri or Cortana were seen as...

Read More14 Jun 16
Ionic Security Pockets USD45m For Data Protection

Data protection provider Ionic Security has pocketed USD45m in funding from, Goldman Sachs and Hayman Capital, along with existing investors GV, Icon Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners and Tech Operators. 

Read More02 Jun 16
Consolidation Is Coming In E-Commerce

With e-commerce spending growing faster in the UK in April than in the previous 16 months there is a continuing opportunity for online retailers as consumers increasingly shift spending away from the high street. This is in part a change driven by...

Read More17 May 16
Amazon Branded Snacks & Competition For Silicon Valley

From what Google should address at its upcoming event to Mark Zuckerberg's meeting with top conservatives, here are the stories you need to know. 1. Google I/O Google’s big annual event is coming up soon. Here are some the questions it needs to...

Read More16 May 16
Amazon Takes On YouTube & USD27bn Lost To Ad Blockers

The true scale of ad blocking, Facebook's biases and how Amazon is taking on YouTube -these are the stories shaping tech today. 1. Publishers’ USD27bn Ad Blocker Problem Concerns about the impact of ad blocking continue to grow, with Juniper Research...

Read More11 May 16
Subscription Economy Lessons From Music’s Transition To Digital

Warner Music Group revenues are up and it’s all thanks to streaming. The music label’s quarterly revenues grew 10% year on year to USD745m in Q1 2016 as a result of growth in music streaming, which for the first time was its largest source of...

Read More09 May 16
Biometrics May Do More Good Than Harm

Biometrics, the science of recognising and analysing human behaviour from biological indicators, is going to transform the way we interact with machines. From fingerprint scanners, facial recognition software to tracking online behaviour, it’s a...

Read More06 May 16
3 Ways The Internet Of Things Is Making Urban Transport Smart

The dream of a truly smart automated city is still a long way off. Yet little by little, cities are becoming smarter. It’s a slow gradual process full of simple steps. Transport is one of the many areas that are changing and Passport Inc. is very much...

Read More05 May 16