Restaurant delivery startup Swiggy raises $35m

India-based restaurant delivery startup Swiggy has raised a $35 million Series C funding round. The investment round included SAIF Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Harmony Partners, RB investments and an “undisclosed…

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The Year Ahead for Technology Law in Europe

2015 was a big year for technology law in Europe, with Safe Harbor slashed and the Single Digital Market high on Brussels’ agenda. But what do the continent’s lawyers make of the…

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JD.com raises $1bn for JD Finance subsidiary

JD.com, the Chinese online direct sales company, said it will raise $1 billion for its JD Finance subsidiary, from investors including Sequoia Capital China, China Harvest Investments and China Taiping Insurance, Reuters…

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Foursquare raises $45m, but valuation reportedly slashed

Foursquare, the location-based mobile app allowing users to check in and review locations, has raised $45 million in Series E funding led by Union Square Ventures. The funding round, which also included…

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Anaplan raises $90m at reported $1.09bn valuation

Anaplan, an enterprise planning cloud company, has raised a $90 million funding round at a reported valuation of $1.09 billion. Premji Invest led the round, with support from Baillie Gifford, Founder Circle…

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Savioke secures Intel Capital-led $15m Series A round

Consumer robotics startup Savioke has raised $15 million in Series A financing. Intel Capital led the round, with participation from EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, and…

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Soundcloud raises $35m debt funding – report

Soundcloud, the music sharing website, has raised around $35 million in debt funding with Tennenbaum Capital Partners, according to Swedish website Digital. The company also has the option to borrow another $70…

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Guardant Health raises $100m as health tech funding continues apace

Guardant Health, a health tech company creating non-invasive cancer genomic sequencing, has completed a $100 million Series D investment round. The capital raise includes equity financing and a term loan facility. OrbiMed…

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Flatiron Health secures $175m funding round

Flatiron Health, a cloud-based oncology software provider, has raised a Series C round of funding worth $175 million. Roche led the round, with participation from Allen & Company, Baillie Gifford and Casdin…

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Germany Looks to Win the Smart Factory Game in 2016

Nestled beside the Franco-German border, on the eastern banks of the Rhein, Karlsruhe is a natural location for big business. It is also one of the country’s premier technological spots – which…

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