Octopus

  • London’s Octopus launches new accelerator to capitalize on FinTech boom

    London’s Octopus launches new accelerator to capitalize on FinTech boom

    Accelerators have been all the rage for the last 10 years in tech, but tech investors tend not to launch them in addition to their normal investment strategies. However, London-based Octopus Investments is taking a different tack. Its new Octopus Labs will concentrate on FinTech startups specifically, with the move coming just as the U.K. government has been pressing the financial sector… Read More

  • Cloud-based Physical Security Startup Octopus Raises $2.5M From Singulariteam

    Cloud-based Physical Security Startup Octopus Raises $2.5M From Singulariteam

    Octopus, a Tel Aviv startup that makes cloud-based physical security systems for large facilities, has raised $2.5 million from Singulariteam. The company will use the funds to expand in the U.S. and Asia. In China, its growth plans will be helped along by the fact that two of China’s biggest Internet companies, Tencent and Renren, are Singulariteam backers. Read More

  • Romain Jerome Titanic DNA Octopus Dive Watch Hands-On

    It really makes a lot of sense for there to be a real diver’s watch in the Titanic DNA collection from Romain Jerome. I mean the whole idea of the collection is to commemorate something that is deep underwater. Well the Titanic DNA diver is here with the RJ Octopus. The Octopus name is actually part of the “octo” theme which involves the number 8. There are special 8 sided… Read More