Tag: Index Ventures

Mobile

Supersolid raises $4 million as it preps to launch Home Street mobile game

Developer Supersolid raised $4 million for its casual mobile games such as Home Street, its latest hit. Index Ventures, a venture capital firm that has invested in other hit mobile studios such as King  (Candy Crush Saga) and Supercell (Clash Royale), led the round. “The core team at Supersolid was responsible for many of the…

Start Ups

Revolut raises $66 million for its global banking alternative

 Revolut has raised a $66 million Series B round with Index Ventures leading the round, and existing investors Balderton Capital and Ribbit Capital also participating. The startup will also run another $5 million crowdfunding campaign in a few weeks. The company has raised $83 million in total. Revolut started as a mobile app that lets…

Tech

Lightspeed Venture Partners leads $7 million investment in People.ai’s sales analytics tool

People.ai , which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to better predict sales and marketing productivity, today announced funding of $7 million led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. Index Ventures and Shasta Ventures joined, as well as existing investors Y Combinator and SV Angel. People.ai connects via APIs to apps that include email, calendar, phone, DocuSign, GoToMeeting, and…

Cloud

Cockroach Labs raises $27 million and unveils an enterprise version of its open source database for developers

Cockroach Labs , which provides an open source database for developers, announced today the launch of an enterprise offering, as well as funding of $27 million. Redpoint Ventures led the round, with Benchmark Capital, FirstMark Capital, GV, and Index Ventures returning as investors. “We are offering what is going to become the new standard —…

Start Ups

Index Ventures is partnering up with Startup Village and Founders House in Copenhagen

Index Ventures is one of Europes best performing venture funds, they are focussed on technology and is based in London. As a top venture fund they are interested in building relations with great up-and-coming nordic startups and entrepreneurs before these become household names. Given impressive track record of nordics startups in recent years, they are…

Tech

Beamery raises $5 million to treat job candidates like customers

Beamery , which provides software to help companies better target their hiring process, announced today a new round of $5 million, led by Index Ventures. The London-based startup combines elements of customer relationship management (CRM), marketing, and artificial intelligence (AI) to “treat candidates like customers,” according to Beamery’s website. “Think of it like Salesforce and…

Tech

Swissnex hosts its first Swiss Startup Summit in San Francisco

Switzerland may be known for its neutrality and discretion, but some Swiss startups are embracing the entrepreneurial ways of Silicon Valley. Last night, 16 of these Helvetic entrepreneurs pitched their companies in front of 150 people at the first Swiss Startup Summit. The event took place at swissnex’s San Francisco hub, a renovated cargo hangar on…