octopus investments

BridgeU Raises $2.5M To Fix The Chaos Of University Choices With Data

Imagine you’re 14 and in the next two years you’re going to have to make a decision about what higher education course you’ll do, if any. You go to your careers teacher, and in a depressed voice

Artesian Solutions Scores $8M Series B For Its Sales Intelligence Platform

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.artesiansolutions.com">Artesian Solutions</a>, the U.K.-based platform that provides companies with better intelligence on their B2B customers and future prospects,

U.K. Mattress Startup Eve Picks Up Backing From Octopus Investments

What is it about e-commerce mattress startups of late? In the U.S., Casper made headlines last year after raising $13.1 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates. The company wants

CurrencyFair Raises Further €10 Million

VCs continue to plough money into money transfer/currency exchange startups in Europe. This time it's the turn of CurrencyFair, which has raised a further €10 million. The round was led by Octopus I

TrialReach Raises $13.5M Series B To Match Patients To Clinical Trials

<a target="_blank" href="http://trialreach.com">TrialReach</a> is an interesting startup on a number of fronts. Firstly, the company is based in London but does most of its business in the "fast-movin

Swoon Editions Raises £4M Series A Led By Octopus Investments. Because More Furniture.

Furniture remains a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/12/02/because-furniture/">hot space</a> for venture capital right now. The UK designer furniture startup <a target="_blank" href="http://w

Security Firm CertiVox Bags $8M To Grow Its Secure Alternative To Passwords

London-based security company CertiVox, which sells information security infrastructure-as-a-service, has closed an $8 million Series B round of investment from new investors NTT Docomo Ventures (mak

Conversocial CRM Social Media Tool Raises $4.4M Led By Octopus Investments

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/conversocial">Conversocial</a> has been around since 2009, but only recently has the team decided to infiltrate the U.S. market with its <a h