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INTERVIEW: “Companies you wouldn't associate with tech are pumping in money” - Talks Digital Transformation

More than ever traditional industries are undergoing severe disruption from startups. Incumbent players know they need to get involved to stay ahead of game and VC firms are proving an effective ticket into the startup scene. Here partner Luis...

Read More08 Jul 16
All Def Digital Nabs USD10m For Web Video Platform

All Def Digital (ADD), a Los Angeles-based web video platform and media firm, has nabbed USD10m in Series B funding led by Third Wave Digital Partners, as well as WPP Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Nu Horizons, Greycroft Partners, eVentures and Advancit...

Read More30 Jun 16
Challenger Banks Need To Move Quickly To Succeed

Building a bank from scratch is hard. Yet this is exactly what the challenger banks are trying to do. Tandem is one of several based in the UK and it’s just raised GBP22m (USD32m) at a GBP65m (USD94m) valuation. Investors included eBay founder Pierre...

Read More13 May 16
Tandem Bank Swipes In USD31.78m For Digital Retail Banking

Tandem Bank, a London-based digital retail bank, has swiped in USD31.78m in series B VC funding round from Route 66 Ventures, eVentures and Omidyar Network. Tandem Bank plans to launch operations in late 2016. 

Read More13 May 16
FarFetch Secures USD6m For Japanese E-Commerce Venture

FarFetch has raised USD6m in a funding round led by Infinity Venture Partners, joined by eVentures and Greycroft. The UK-founded company provides an e-commerce site that aims to bring a boutique shopping experience online. The funds will be used to fund...

Read More19 Dec 14
Lastline Pockets USD10m For Anti-Malware Platform

Lastline has pocketed USD10m for its anti-malware platform. The Series C investors were Dell Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Redpoint Ventures and eVentures. Lastline’s cloud-centric anti-malware platform protects enterprises by analysing URLs,...

Read More22 Aug 14
Social travel planner Trippy reels in USD3.5m

Trippy, a social travel planning company, has raised USD3.5m. The funding round was lead by eVentures, while True Ventures and Sequoia Capital also participated. Trippy is shifting away from its stagnant original friends-only model to a Q&A model. This...

Read More30 Apr 14
Money transfer tool Azimo snatches USD10m

Social money transfer service Azimo has pocketed a large investment from a handful of backers. The UK-based payment processor allows capital to be exchanged internationally via the web and mobile devices. Greycroft Partners led the USD10m Series A round,...

Read More12 Mar 14
Azimo raises USD1m for money transfers

Azimo, the UK-based social money transfer service, founded in 2012, has raised just over USD1m in seed funding from the European arm of VC firm eVentures. Existing angel investors also participated in the round, including CapitalOne founder Matt Cooper,...

Read More30 Sep 13