octopus investments

After raising $10M, Ryte launches ‘Carbon KPI’ to measure the CO2 footprint of web sites

As we become more and more aware of the kind of impact we are having on this planet we call our home, just about everything is having its CO2 impact measured. Who knew, until recently, that streaming

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://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://www.sw

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