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Weengs Raises USD2.68m For Logistics Services

Weengs, a UK-based startup that collects, packs and ships items from small businesses and online sellers, has raised USD2.68m in seed funding from Seedcamp, Cherry Ventures and LocalGlobe. Weengs intends to use the funds to expand beyond London.

Read More27 Oct 16
Tide Raises USD2m For Mobile Banking Service

Tide, a mobile-first banking service for small businesses firm raised USD2m in a round led by Passion Capital (with Passion partner Eileen Burbidge joining as Chairman), LocalGlobe, Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman, William Reeve (co-founder from...

Read More25 Jul 16
Echobox Rakes In USD3.4m For Publishing Industry

Echobox, a London-based AI startup targeting the publishing industry, has raked in USD3.4m in funding from Mangrove Capital Partners and LocalGlobe. Echobox will use the capital to better its AI technology, and expand its sales and marketing efforts. 

Read More04 Jul 16
TravelPerk Bags USD7m For Business Travel Platform

Spain-based business travel platform TravelPerk has bagged USD7m in Series A funding led by Spark Capital with participation from Sunstone Capital, LocalGlobe and others.  TravelPerk plans to use the funds to increase its team, further develop its...

Read More10 Jun 16
Hibob Hooks In USD7.5m For HR Management Software

UK-based Hibob, which develops human resources (HR) management software, has hooked in USD7.5m in funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners, along with LocalGlobe and several angel investors. Hibob will use the proceeds to build new tools and bring more...

Read More07 Jun 16
Goodlord Grabs USD2.89m For Rental Platform

UK cloud-based rental platform Goodlord has grabbed USD2.89m in funding from LocalGlobe Capital and Global Founders Capital. Goodlord plans to use the funds to hire more people and continue to build out its software by adding new features like insurance...

Read More19 May 16
Lending Club CEO Resigns & Facebook Denies Censorship Accusations

From the resignation of Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplance to Facebook's censorship argument, here are today's top stories in tech.  1. Lending Club CEO Resigns Renaud Laplanche, the founder and CEO of online lender Lending Club, has resigned following...

Read More10 May 16
Jobbatical Reels In USD2m For Jobs Marketplace

Jobbatical, an online platform that connects job seekers to short-term employment opportunities, has reeled in USD2m funding led by Union Square Ventures, with contribution from LocalGlobe and existing investor Smartcap. Jobbatical will use the money to...

Read More07 Mar 16