AI development startup Dataiku secures $200M funding round
Dataiku, an AI development startup, announced it has secured a $200 million funding round that values the startup at over $2 billion.
The funding round was led by venture capital firm Insight Partners and supported by established investors, including Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital, and FirstMark... Read more
Insight Partners acquires stake in $3.6 billion software firm Aptean
Georgia-based Aptean's software solutions have caught major investors' attention.
Insight Partners, a New York-based investment and venture capital firm, has announced that it will acquire a minority stake in Aptean. The acquisition comes alongside an additional stock purchase from TA Associates... Read more
Automation Anywhere secures $200 million in funding
Robotic process automation provider Automation Anywhere recently secured $200 million in funding from Silicon Valley Bank, Hercules Capital and SVB Capital.
Robotic process automation (RPA) solutions automate routine business tasks. Automation Anywhere is one of the leading RPA providers.
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Zendesk investors favour $10 billion takeover
Zendesk announced that its shareholders approved a $10.2 billion acquisition by the private investors Permira and Hellman & Friedman.
Zendesk develops CRM software for more than 200.000 customers. The company strives to create growth and innovation through flexible and custom solutions.
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Alphabet life science subsidiary Verily raises $1 billion to expand
Verily, a life science subsidiary of Alphabet, raised $1 billion in a recent funding round to support the business’s expansion.
The research group was founded in 2015 to improve precision health. Its primary objective is to use data from a wide range of clinical, social, and behavioural source... Read more
Celus raises $25 million for circuit board design automation
Celus raised $25M in a series A funding to develop a self-mechanized and automated electronic circuit board design.
The German startup reported that it raised $25 million in a Series A funding round led by Earlybird Venture Capital. Investors Plug and Play, Speedinvest and DI Capital took part. ... Read more
Big tech ‘shadow lobbying’ under fire in European Parliament
Members of the European Parliament are outraged by shell groups driving big tech arguments.
Three members of the European Parliament (MEP) call for a probe into unregistered lobbying initiatives from various big tech companies. The MEPs requested the EU to suspend all groups breaking transparen... Read more
European entrepreneurs launch €250-million Plural tech fund
European entrepreneurs have come up with the launch of Plural, a 250-million-euro tech fund to support European tech companies.
Four European business people, including the influential Taavet Hinrikus, the co-founder of the funds transfer enterprise Wise Plc (WISEa.L), announced Plural's launch,... Read more
Platform.sh secures $140 million for web development tools
Paris-based Platform.sh secured $140M in the latest Series D funding round. The firm provides software developers with the capacity to deploy compound architecture within seconds.
The funds will be utilized to power recruitment drives intended to meet worldwide expansion goals and fund future v... Read more
Software procurement startup Vendr gains $1 billion valuation
Vendr raised approximately $150 million in its latest funding round. In the process, the SaaS startup achieved a $1 billion valuation.
SaaS platform Vendr announced it received $150M in the new funding round to expedite the development of programs and help companies slash costs in the management... Read more