Funding Watch – September

Posted on 30th September 2017
Here is our no BS round up of London’s investments that took place in September:

Company Overview Investors Industry Last Round
Exaactly Sharing delivery address platform Samos Investments OION – Oxford Investment Opportunity Network Shaf Rasul B2B £ 300k SEED
Stent Tek Medical device company Deepbridge Capital medical healthcare SERIES A
What3words Allows people to find a location more accurately Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures developer tools transportation Digital health company focused on improving medical research Smedvig Capital Merck & Co. Octopus Ventures medical healthcare $ 11.0m EARLY VC
Habito UK’s Digital Mortgage Broker Atomico Mosaic Ventures Ribbit Capital fintech real estate £ 18.5m SERIES B
Ski Solutions Luxury winter sports travel experts Mobeus Equity Partners travel sports £ 6.0m EARLY VC
Seedrs Online investment in seed stage startups Woodford Investment Management fintech £ 4.0m SERIES A
sentiSum Insights as a Service AI solution for companies in the retail industry and other industries London Business Angels (Angel Capital Group) 500 Startups Ascension Ventures London Co-Investment Fund Angels in The City analytics $ 700k SEED
I Love Snacks Healthy snack brand Crowdcube food £ 200k SEED
Moteefe Enables entrepreneurs to sell custom clothing and merchandise via social media Ascension Ventures LivingBridge Charles Songhurst merchant tools £ 1.8m SEED
Arthur Simplifying the process of property management Alexander Tkachenko real estate £ 1.1m SERIES A
Factmata Uses artificial intelligence to turn internet users into a fact-checking network content $ 800k SEED
Sn-ap On-demand coach travel Kindred travel £ 2.0m SEED
SoftIron Zero-risk enterprise data storage Earthrise Capital Partners analytics $ 7.0m EARLY VC
Entrepreneur Frist We invest in the best engineers and computer scientists and support them to build world-class startups in London and Singapore Greylock Partners Lakestar Mosaic Ventures Founders Fund Demis Hassabis agency $ 12.4m EARLY VC
Bossa Studios$ Original games for Steam/iPad. Engaging & growing audiences online in innovative ways Atomico London Venture Partners gaming 10.0m SERIES A
Neyber Enables employees to borrow and save together at fairer rates Goldman Sachs fintech £ 100m SERIES C
Neyber Enables employees to borrow and save together at fairer rates Gaël de Boissard Henry Ritchotte fintech £ 15.0m LENDING CAPITAL
Flux Systems Software platform that keeps a track of payment receipts by automatically linking them to payment cards Fidel Manolopoulos PROfounders Capital Anthemis Group Force Over Mass Capital Yarrow Capital fintech $ 1.5m SEED
Ve Global Advertising and site engagement tools to help businesses increase sales marketing £ 15.0m LATE VC
Localz Last mile delivery Notion Capital GeoPost transportation £ 3.6m SERIES A
Easle Facilitates the booking of illustrators ustwo Ian Hambleton recruitment £ 500k SEED Helps businesses hire graduate talent Earlymarket recruitment jobs EARLY VC
Luno Money First company in the world to build a fully-integrated Bitcoin pilot system for a major bank Balderton Capital Naspers Digital Currency Group AlphaCode Club Venturra Capital fintech $ 9.0m SERIES B
GoCardless Simple and cheap way to take payments online: no merchant account, no credit card fees, no hassle Accel Partners Balderton Capital Passion Capital Notion Capital fintech $ 22.5m SERIES D
AppyParking Tell the cars where they can and can’t park Breed Reply Aviva Group transportation £ 2.3m EARLY VC
Property Moose Diversify your property portfolio with shares in different properties RCP Holdings fintech real estate £ 900k SEED
Fly Victor Enables customers to compare prices, request quotes and make bookings online for private jets BP Global travel transportation $ 20.0m SERIES B
Synthace Limited. Engineering biology for health, food, energy and manufacturing Amadeus Capital Partners Sofinnova Partners White Cloud Capital SOSV Eleven Two Capital medical healthcare £ 7.3m SERIES A
MarketInvoice UK’s first online marketplace for trading invoices Varengold Bank AG fintech £ 45.0m LENDING CAPITAL
Digital Shadows Cyber monitoring service World Innovation Lab (WiL) Industry Ventures Octopus Ventures security analytics $ 26.0m SERIES C
Burrow (formerly Dwell) Online mortgage broker Passion Capital fintech real estate $ 1.2m SEED
10x Future Technologies Ground-up platform that incorporates machine learning, cloud services, encryption at all states and other newer technology Oliver Wyman Ping An Insurance fintech $ 46.0m SERIES A
VenueScanner Online venue booking platform Tim Mills Tom Singh Phil Burks events £ 800k SEED
DogBuddy Airbnb for dogs Sweet Capital travel pets € 5.0m SERIES A
Deliveroo Delivering premium restaurant meals Accel Partners Index Ventures General Catalyst Partners DST Global Fidelity directory food $ 385m SERIES F
Picfair Image licensing marketplace Claverley Group deal comparison content £ 1.5m EARLY VC
Blow On demand beauty services provider Debenhams directory wellness beauty $ 10.0m EARLY VC
Hoop Helps families find great things to do with their kids ustwo BGF Ventures kids £ 2.4m SEED
Onfido Background checks Microsoft Ventures Salesforce Ventures Crane Venture Partners back office legal $ 30.0m SERIES C

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