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Perkbox Grabs USD4.88m For Digital Employee Engagement

Perkbox, a UK-based digital employee engagement startup, has grabbed USD4.88m in funding from VC Draper Esprit. Perkbox provides a cloud-based digital engagement platform that enables companies to incentivise, motivate its staff.

Read More27 Oct 16
Lifesum Nabs USD10m For Health App

Lifesum, a Sweden-based digital health company, has nabbed USD10m in funding led by Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), with participation from Draper Esprit, Bauer Media Group and SparkLabs Global Ventures. Lifesum will use the funds to hire across various...

Read More19 Jul 16
Finnish M-Files Takes USD36.65m

Finnish software company M-Files has taken USD36.65m investment from French Partech Ventures, Finnish Industry Investment and British Draper Esprit. M-Files offers enterprise information management solutions to help companies find, share and secure...

Read More17 Mar 16
London’s Ad Tech Firm Grapeshot Reels In USD8.5m

London-based ad tech firm, Grapeshot has reeled in USD8.5m in funding from IQ Capital, Draper Esprit and Albion Ventures. The firm has raised a total of USD14.25m till date. Grapeshot provides hyper-speed keyword targeting for companies to bid for ad...

Read More03 Feb 16
PushDoctor Grabs USD8.2m For GP Marketplace

UK GP marketplace PushDoctor has raised USD8.2m in its Series A round. The round was jointly led by Oxford Capital and Draper Espirit with Partech Ventures also contributing.

Read More11 Jan 16
SportPursuit Picks Up USD9.5m For Flash Sportswear Sales

Sports gear retail site SportPursuit has landed USD9.5m in Series C funding. Scottish Equity Partners, Grafton Capital and Draper Esprit invested in the London-based firm. SportPursuit works on a flash sales model, where subscribers get access to...

Read More23 Nov 15
Conversocial Pulls In USD11m For Social Media Customer Care

Conversocial, a New York-based company providing social media customer care solutions, has raised USD11m in a new round of funding. The investment was led by Dawn Capital With existing backers Octopus Ventures and Draper Esprit also participating. 

Read More26 Oct 15
Tesla, Skype Investor Doubles Down On Europe, Hunting For Unicorns

Days after 500 Startups announced plans to set up an accelerator in London, another Silicon Valley giant is also upping its game in Europe, though this one has been active in the region for more a decade. DFJ Esprit, the 2006-founded London-based...

Read More01 Jul 15