Eden Ventures

  • Brightpearl Raises $8 Million Series B For Its Cloud Software To Help Retailers Manage Sales Across Multiple Channels

    Brightpearl Raises $8 Million Series B For Its Cloud Software To Help Retailers Manage Sales Across Multiple Channels

    In what is effectively a follow-on round, Brightpearl, the cloud software provider for multichannel retailers, has raised $8 million in Series B funding from previous backers Eden Ventures and Notion Capital. Both Eden and Notion seed-backed the UK company, before adding a further $5 million Series A in May 2011. This brings the total raised by Brightpearl to $14.5 million. Read More

  • London VC Love-In: Index, Balderton, Eden, Passion Capital & Others Holding Joint Office Hours This Week

    London VC Love-In: Index, Balderton, Eden, Passion Capital & Others Holding Joint Office Hours This Week

    A bit like waiting for a London bus, you wait forever to pitch a London VC, and then eleven turn up at once. In what appears to be somewhat unprecedented, and perhaps signals a new era of co-operation, eleven London VCs have joined forces to hold a shared office hours this Wednesday, offering a fantastic opportunity for local startups to (finally) get in front of and pitch to a VC. Read More

  • We7 secures new funding for European expansion

    We7, the UK-headquartered music streaming service, has closed a new undisclosed round of funding. The new investment comes from existing investors Peter Gabriel and Eden Ventures, along with Qualcomm Incorporated (via its venture capital function) and Pentech Ventures, and will be used primarily for further European expansion (“multiple countries”) and to consolidate its position… Read More

  • Brightpearl scores further $5m from Notion and Eden for its cloud-based solution for SMEs

    Brightpearl, which provides a cloud-based integrated suite of applications for SMEs, has secured $5 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital and Eden Ventures. Both VC firms have previously backed the Bristol, UK-based startup to the tune of $1.5m. Founded in 2007 by Chris Tanner, Brightpearl’s pitch to SMEs is that its SaaS helps take away the pain of implementing information… Read More

  • Online pawn broker Borro raises £7.5m led by Augmentum Capital

    Online pawn broker Borro has raised £7.5m in a round led by Augmentum Capital, the growth capital fund launched by Tim Levene and Richard Mathews. Existing investors Eden Ventures and Rockridge Investments have also participated, while the new investment will be used by Borro to “aggressively drive new customer acquisition” and raise awareness of the company’s offering. Read More

  • BaseKit raises a further $6.5m for its website creation service

    BaseKit, which lets designers build websites without the need to write code, has secured a further $6.5m in funding from Nauta Capital, Eden Ventures and NESTA. This follows a previous A round in June of last year, bringing the total raised by the UK-based company to just over $10m. The funding will be used by BaseKit to “rapidly expand its global reach” and open new offices… Read More

  • Zemanta Raises $3 Million From Union Square, Eden, To Help You "Blog Smarter"

    Exclusive – Zemanta, which assists bloggers by providing tips, suggesting content and helping them promote their contributions to the world, has recently secured its largest venture capital round to date. Previous investors Union Square Ventures and Eden Ventures have injected another $3 million into the European startup, bringing its total of capital raised since its inception to roughly… Read More

  • Eden Ventures Joins The Super Angels Gang, Five Investments Down

    I typically hear from VCs these days when they are either doing a big, growth capital round, a follow-on funding, an investment in concert with a syndicate or…. bleeeeeeeeep (as in not at all). The rise of the “Super Angels”, a trend TechCrunch Europe was first to call in 2008, seems to be putting paid to VC’s involvement in early stage. Or perhaps not. Venture… Read More

  • Brightpearl secures $1.5m for its cloud-based solution for SMEs

    Brightpearl (previously Pearl), the cloud-based software suite for SMEs, has raised a $1.5 million funding round from Eden Ventures and Notion Capital. The UK startup will use the new investment to support its “global expansion”, having already picked up customers for its offering, which integrates accounting, CRM, order and stock management, e-commerce and help desk functionality… Read More

  • BaseKit raises $2.6m for its 'Photoshop-to-website' service, launches in UK and US

    BaseKit, which lets designers build websites from a Photoshop concept without the need to write code, has secured a $2.6m Series A round from Eden Ventures and NESTA (the UK’s National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts). Today also sees the startup, which was a Seedcamp winner in 2008, launch in the UK and US. Read More

  • NewVoiceMedia raises £4m for its cloud-based contact centre

    NewVoiceMedia, which offers a cloud-based contact centre solution, has raised £4m in VC funding from Eden Ventures and Notion Capital, the fund established last year by Jos and Ben White, founders of Messagelabs. NewVoiceMedia says it will use the new investment to further develop its ContactWorld product and take it global. The company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution claims… Read More