Voi, the European ‘micro mobility’ rental company, raises $160M additional equity and debt funding

Voi, the Stockholm-headquartered micro mobility company known for its e-scooter rentals, has raised $ 160 million in new funding. The round, about two thirds equity and one third debt, is led by The Raine Group. Others participating include VNV Global, Balderton, Creandum, Project A, Inbox, and “sustainability-focused investor” Stena Sessan, along with individual backers with … Continue reading “Voi, the European ‘micro mobility’ rental company, raises $160M additional equity and debt funding”

Improving breast cancer care: UK-based medtech startup Endomag secures €16.73M in series D funding

Almost every sector has been enriched with the use of modern technology, and healthcare is no different. There are numerous medtech or health tech startups that have come up with innovative new solutions to health problems. The UK-based startup Endomag is no different. The startup offers multiple technologies to help women with breast cancer avoid … Continue reading “Improving breast cancer care: UK-based medtech startup Endomag secures €16.73M in series D funding”

Singapore-based mental health app Intellect reaches one million users, closes seed funding

Theodoric Chew, co-founder and chief executive officer of mental health app Intellect Intellect, a Singapore-based startup that wants to lower barriers to mental health care in Asia, says it has reached more than one million users just six months after launching. Google also announced today that the startup’s consumer app, also called Intellect, is one … Continue reading “Singapore-based mental health app Intellect reaches one million users, closes seed funding”

Curio Wellness launches $30M fund to help women and minorities own a cannabis dispensary

“We think of diversity as a keystone issue for the cannabis industry,” said Curio WMBE Fund managing director Jerel Registre in a conversation with TechCrunch. Registre’s conviction around this program is obvious as he explains the problem the fund is addressing. The new fund, started by the Maryland-based medical cannabis company Curio Wellness, aims to … Continue reading “Curio Wellness launches $30M fund to help women and minorities own a cannabis dispensary”

Firstminute Capital launches second $111M fund, featuring a who’s-who of founders as LPs – TechCrunch

Firstminute Capital launches second $ 111M fund, featuring a who’s-who of founders as LPs  TechCrunch “nigeria startups when:7d” – Google News

EU grants and funding

Hi everyone, did any European founder get grants from the EU recently? I discovered that there was a program called Horizon 2020 that ended recently that had 80 billion euros budget! I was in the EU websites looking for some contact information to inquire if my project could have been eligible for grants or equity … Continue reading “EU grants and funding”