Hoxton Ventures takes aim at Europe’s Unicorns

Nine years ago, when Rob Kniaz moved to London from Silicon Valley, the U.K. – and Europe – were very different places for entrepreneurs. Kniaz had spent years at Google, Intel and…

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Jet.com confirms $350m funding round with more to come

Jet.com, the e-commerce company challenging Amazon, has raised $350 million in new funding and says another $150 million is on the way. The company says it will spend the money on marketing,…

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Deliveroo secures $100m funding round

Deliveroo, the U.K.-based food delivery startup, has raised another $100 million, its third investment round of the year. The company will use the latest funds to expand its business into Asia. The…

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Airbnb raises another $100m in funding

Airbnb has reportedly raised more than $100 million in new funding, valuing the company at around $25.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. The San Francisco-based home-sharing startup generated $340 million in…

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OnDeck senior VP Pamela Rice on alternative finance – ‘it’s not just about rates’

Pamela Rice, Senior VP at OnDeck, talks with Red Herring about the future of alternative finance.

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Ola raises $500m at reported $4bn valuation

Ola, an on-demand transportation app and competitor to Uber in India, has raised $500 million in funding led by Baillie Gifford, Falcon Edge, Tiger Global, SoftBank Group, DST Global and Didi Kuaidi.…

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GetYourGuide secures $50m funding round

Berlin-based online travel marketplace GetYourGuide has raised a $50 million investment round led by KKR. The company’s existing investors, Spark Capital, Highland Capital Partners and Sunstone Capital as well as new investor…

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Udacity raises $105m at $1bn valuation

Udacity, an online education provider, has raised $105 million in Series D funding led by German media group Bertelsmann. The investment values Udacity at $1 billion. Google Ventures and Emerson Collective joined…

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Tenable Network Security grabs $250m Series B round

Cyber security software provider Tenable Network Security has finalized a $250 million Series B funding round led by Insight Venture Partners and Accel. The company has now raised $300 million in capital…

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London mayor Johnson calls for closer tech ties with Israel

By Anam Alpenia London mayor Boris Johnson has urged closer tech ties between the U.K. capital and Tel Aviv, on a trade visit to the Middle Eastern state. Johnson, who has drawn…

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