Usher and Robert Downey Jr. join a list of investors to help fund online learning platform MasterClass in its Series B round. In total, the round raised $15 million as the company plan to further expand its area of subjects as well as adding new instructors.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of London Stock Exchange said that startup companies in United Kingdom need support to scale up. In order to make a leap from SME into a large cap business.
London-based Qubit received a Series C funding of $40 million. Goldman Sachs was leading the funding for the big data analytic platform which was announced on Monday.
Black Bear Diner had secured an investment from private equity fund PWP Growth Equity. The financial backing will be allocated to expand growth and coverage in new and existing markets. The restaurant plans to add new locations and grow to 155 restaurants in the U.S while retaining its unique concept.
Saban Ventures Fund is a newly launched fund aiming to offer investment to the selective business startups in Israel. The venture fund has been launched by Israeli-American media magnate Haim Saban. He is also familiar as one of the major financial contributors to the Hilary Clinton’s election campaign fund.
Asia has been a growing market for startup companies and venture capital deal. However, as U.S. venture capital faces a slowdown and overblown valuation, will Asia also experience the same?
It was confirmed on Monday that Israeli company Ravello was acquired by Oracle for $500 million. Ravello joins Oracle's cloud business with high hopes to take on giant tech companies like IBM, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon.
2015 appears as the most successful business year ever from RES context. It has touched several milestones while being acknowledged as the Best of VMworld 2015 Europe. The browser extension provider has received $10 million from ORIX Ventures to accelerate its penetration into the emerging market.
Indian businessman Ajay Piramal has entered into venture capital (VC) space by establishing a new VC funding entity 'Montane Ventures.' The new VC fund focuses on early-stage funding requirements. Piramal has infused $50 million into Montane Ventures will mobiles $150 million additionally from external resources.
Silicon Valley-based private co-investment platform F50 has the launched beta version of co-investment Syndication Platform. F50 facilitates both the online and offline transactions for investors and startups. It doesn't charge a transaction fee to founders.
Mobile startup Jana has a new influx of cash and an old industry hand as a new adviser. It recently nabbed a $57 million funding from Verizon Ventures for expansion in developing countries.
Indian retail pharmacy sales have been expected to cross $11.5 billion in 2015. Many startups have appeared in the market of online medicine and CareOnGo takes a leading position among them in online pharmacy market. It has raised $300,000 for its seed fund round which will be used for its expansion in different major cities of India.
San Fransisco-based biotech accelerator IndieBio is determined to help biotech startups the way other accelerators have done for IT startups. The firm believes that biotech is a highly important sector to boost the quality of humanity and economy, and is convincing other investors to have the same vision.
The micro venture capital (VC) funding space in India is witnessing a robust activity. A rising new breed of venture capital investors is keen on early-stage investment in startups. About 12 micro venture capital funds are operational in India.
A startup offering online eye tests received a $6 million funding in a Series A round to help expand the coverage of its service as well as acquiring more advanced technologies. The company claims that their services are clinically proven and accurate, in addition to being more convenient and affordable.
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