Belfast, Ireland-based home-brewing firm Cargo bagged £82,000 in funding from Invest North Ireland (NI) for the development and marketing of its smartphone-controlled beer-making robot Brewbot.
London, UK-based idea management startup Wazoku landed £750,000 in a venture funding led by Campbridge Angels and New Model Venture Capital to fund its product development and growth efforts.
Barcelona, Spain-based online voting firm Scytl pocketed a $40 million investment from Palo Alto, US-based growth equity fund Vulcan Capital for its research and development as well as strategic acquisitions.
Ireland-based same-day hotel booking startup Hot Hotels bagged $1 million (€730,000) in funding from private investors and accelerator funds to fuel its expansion into Europe and South America.
Oklahoma, US-based anti-abortion craft store chain Hobby Lobby stirred controversy by investing $73 million in Pfizer, Bayer, and other companies that make abortive drugs and contraception.
New Delhi, India-based microfinance institution Satin Creditcare Network Limited (SCNL) bagged $4.7 million (INR28.44 crore) in a funding round led by Norway-based impact investor NMI Fund III KS (NMI) to fuel its growth and diversification.
Ontario, Canada-based non-profit research organiztion Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) invested C$1.5 million to increase the annual capacity of renewable liquid fuels producer Ensyn Technologies from 3 million liters to 13 million liters.
Bitcoin derivatives trading platform BTC.sx has secured funding from Seedcoin Fund, BTC.sx Chief Operating Officer George Samman told Reuters on Tuesday.
San Francisco, US-based venture fund Data Collective landed $125 million for its third fund that exclusively invests in big data and data science startups, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchanges Commission.
Palo Alto, US-based stealthy startup Citizen.VC raised $4 million in funding out of a reported $12-million round, based on a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
San Francisco, US-based venture capital firm Rise Capital is set to raise $146 million to back startups in Africa, South America, and other emerging markets.
Bizzby, a London, UK-based on-demand services marketplace for cleaners, plumbers, electricians, and other tradespeople, raised $10 million in funding from an undisclosed US-based hedge fund.
Chennai, India-based non-banking finance firm IFMR Capital bagged $29 million in funding from specialist investor LeapFrog Investment's second investment fund for its product and service expansion.
Private equity firm Agribusiness invested INR75 crore in Bangalore, India-based nutraceutical and pharmaceutical ingredients supplier Beloorbayir Biotech for the latter's product development and international expansion.
San Francisco, California-based music startup BandPage scored $8.5 million in a funding round from music tech investors such as Mohr Davidow Partners, Robert Kavner, GGV Capital, and Walden Venture Capital.
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