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Frontier Car Group raises another $58M for its used-car marketplace for emerging economies

We’ve seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, disrupting a marketplace that has largely been untouched for years. Now a startup foc

Balderton Capital closes new $375M fund to invest in Series A-stage European startups

More VC money sloshing around Europe: In what was probably one of the worst kept secrets in European VC, London-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.balderton.com/">Balderton Capital</a> is annou

Hiya, a Whitepages spinout, nabs $18M for its smart caller ID technology

Hiya came to life a year ago when it was spun out by Whitepages to take on TrueCaller and others in the world of smart caller ID services. Using machine learning analytics on a vast database of callin

Luno raises $9M to bring its bitcoin wallet, exchange and services to Europe

Luno, a bitcoin wallet and exchange based out of Singapore, is riding the crypto wave into Europe after it closed a $9 million Series B round for market expansion. The funding was led by new investor

Balderton joins $30M Series D for big data biotech platform play, Sophia Genetics

Switzerland based SaaS startup Sophia Genetics is hoping to give IBM Watson a run for its money in the healthcare diagnostics space. It's built a big data analytics platform that harnesses clinicians'

Virtual science lab startup Labster bags $10M to accelerate its ed tech play

Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students, has closed a $10 million Series A round of funding led by early stag

Nigeria’s Cars45 closes $5M round to digitize Africa’s used autos markets

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Safaricom rolls out Bonga social networking platform to

Italian incubator H-Farm prepares for a new crop with a campus slated to open in 2018

There's a farm outside of Venice, Italy, that cultivates tech talent the way other farms grow crops.

Surgery training app Touch Surgery cuts deal with Johnson & Johnson

London-based app maker Touch Surgery creates a series of apps to help surgeons train ahead of complicated surgery prodedures, or to familiarize themselves with new surgical tools, equipment and proced

Anarchy or ecstasy in the UK? Study to reveal Brexit impact at Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on 5-6 December. Today we’re delighted to say James Wise, Partner with Balderton Capital is also joining our panel on the theme of the impact of Brexit on startups in

Revolut grabs $10 million for its mobile foreign exchange service

British startup <a target="_blank" href="https://revolut.com">Revolut</a> wants to make it easier to spend and send money in all kinds of currencies around the world. It’s not <a target="_blank" hre

Balderton Capital promotes Bernard Liautaud to new role of Managing Partner

As Europe's tech startup ecosystem continues to grow up, so does the venture capital that underpins it. London's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.balderton.com/">Balderton Capital</a> has promoted

Venture capital in Europe needs to diversify according to Balderton’s newest venture partner

In this episode of the 20 Minute VC, we catch up with James Wise, a longtime contributor who is making his bow with us as Balderton Capital's youngest early stage venture partner, and who has plenty t

Revolut Gets More Funding For Its Mobile Foreign Exchange Service

British startup <a target="_blank" href="https://revolut.com/">Revolut</a> just closed its seed round. After announcing having raised <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/07/20/revolut-raises-2-3

Balderton-Backed In-App Ad Platform Tapdaq Bags $6.5M Series A

London based in-app ad platform Tapdaq, which provides indie and mid-sized app developers with an option for driving app installs by selective cross-promotion of other devs' apps, has announced a $6.5

Aircall Grabs $2.75 Million For Its Powerful Phone Customer Support Service For Teams

French startup <a target="_blank" href="https://aircall.io">Aircall</a> just raised a $2.75 million round led by <a target="_blank" href="https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/balderton-capital">Bal

Balderton Capital Promotes Rob Moffat And James Wise To Partner

Chalk this up as the latest instalment of European VC musical chairs, with news that London-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.balderton.com">Balderton Capital</a> has promoted both Rob Moffat

LoveCrafts, The Crafting Community And Marketplace, Knits Together $20M Series B

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.lovecrafts.com">LoveCrafts</a>, the crafting community, marketplace and e-commerce startup, has knitted together a $20 million Series B round. The funding is being

Startup Battlefield Applications Extended for Disrupt London!

Startups, it’s time to get your act together and apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London on December 7-8th. We’re looking for the most promising companies from London to Budape

Balderton Hires Away Uber’s Mobile VP As Its Latest General Partner

Uber has made some notable hires in the last year as the transportation upstart continues its march for more growth, but as of this summer it’s also lost one of its key employees. Lars Fjeldso
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