Funding History
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US$141.2m Not Disclosed 12 Apr 2016
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The Digital Revolution In The Workplace

The predominant rising force in workplace technology is automation. With machine learning and artificial intelligence beginning to make its way into more professional use cases, business software is increasingly automating once laborious processes from...

Read More14 Oct 16
Outfittery Announces USD22m For Curated Shopping Platform

Outfittery, a Germany-based curated shopping startup, has announced USD22m in funding led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from U-Start Club, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Northzone Capital, and Mangrove Capital Partners....

Read More16 Aug 16
Big Health Scores USD12m For Digital Healthcare

Big Health, a UK-based digital healthcare company, has scored USD12m in funding led by Octopus Ventures with participation from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Index Ventures, and angels. Big Health intends to use the finance to extend reach and expand into...

Read More28 Jul 16
eve Sleep Raises USD9.09m For Online Mattress Retailing

eve Sleep, a UK-based online premium mattress retailer,  has raised USD9.09m in Series B funding from Octopus Ventures, DN Capital,  and Commercial Growth Fund. eve Sleep intends to use the funds to expand its marketing efforts across the UK. 

Read More21 Jul 16
Chronext Scores USD12.39m For Luxury Watch Marketplace

Chronext, a Switzerland-based online luxury watch marketplace, has scored USD12.39m in Series C funding led by Partech Ventures with participation from Octopus Ventures, Capnamic Ventures, NRW.BANK and InVenture Partners. Chronext intends to use the...

Read More15 Jun 16
Stratajet Completes USD8m For Private Charter Booking Platform

UK-based private jet charter booking platform Stratajet has completed USD8m in additional funding from Octopus Ventures, with support from existing backers Playfair Capital and JamJar Investments. Stratajet has previously raised a total of USD6m. 

Read More25 May 16
Octopus Ventures Lands USD141.2m For VC Fund

London-based VC firm Octopus Ventures has landed USD141.2m investment fund. Octopus Ventures plans to invest more than USD105.9m in early stage startups in 2016. Octopus Ventures has raised a total of USD564.8m till date. 

Read More12 Apr 16
Cambridge-Based Origami Energy Completes USD15.6m

Origami Energy, a Cambridge-based tech company, has completed USD15.6m Series A funding round from Cambridge Innovation Capital, Octopus Ventures and two angels. Origami Energy will use the finance to fuel its next phase of growth to scalable deployment...

Read More06 Apr 16
INTERVIEW: “Most Businesses Can Still Approach It Relatively Slowly” - Octopus Ventures On AI’s Slow Disruption

After investing in predictive keyboard SwiftKey, which recently sold to Microsoft for USD250m, UK-based Octopus Ventures is on the lookout for more potential winners in the artificial intelligence (AI) space. Here the VC’s investment manager and AI...

Read More06 Apr 16
Marketers Need To Get Ready For Artificial Intelligence’s Disruption

Sci-fi movies that feature artificial intelligence (AI) gone rogue are attracting more references than they have in quite some time as more companies from Facebook to Microsoft experiment with the technology.  Earlier this month Google DeepMind’s...

Read More30 Mar 16