Jumio Secures $15m Investment from Centana Growth Partners LP

Jumio, the leading digital ID verification company, today announced it has secured $15 million in financing from Centana Growth Partners LP and Millennium Technology Value Partners. The financing adds Millennium to Jumio’s investors and board. The investment will enable Jumio to extend its leadership position in the digital ID verification space, aggressively expand its sales and marketing efforts, and accelerate product development and... more Read more »

KKR Releases Eco-Innovation Award for KKR portfolio companies

In the spirit of innovation and value creation, KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the launch of the Eco-Innovation Award for KKR portfolio companies as part of the Firm’s Green Solutions Platform(GSP), a global effort to identify, support, and highlight environmental initiatives at KKR portfo Read more »

SimCorp Releases Version 6.0 of Dimension

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, announced that it has released version 6.0 of its integrated investment management solution, SimCorp Dimension®. The new release, which is the second of this year's two releases, introduces a number of new modules and enhancements across front, middle and back office. Read more »

KKR, Warburg Pincus, Farallon and Capital Group Private Markets Invest in GO-JEK

A consortium of global investment firms announced today the signing of definitive agreements to make a substantial investment in GO-JEK, Indonesia’s leading on-demand mobile platform. This equity capital raise of over $550 million, which represents the company’s latest round of financing, is comprised of leading investors including KKR, Warburg Pincus, Farallon Capital and Capital Group Private Markets, as well as existing shareholders and other... more Read more »

RiskSense Closes $7 Million Round of Funding Led by Paladin Capital Group

RiskSense®, Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that it is closing a $7 Million round of funding led by Paladin Capital Group, with participation from Sun Mountain Capital, EPIC Ventures, as well as other strategic and private investors. The investment will help RiskSense continue its rapid growth by expanding its sales and marketing efforts, as well as broadening and accelerating product... more Read more »

Falfurrias Capital Reports Investment in Green Distribution

Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented, middle-market businesses, today announced that it has purchased a controlling stake in Green Distribution, a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of heat transfers and screen printed custom apparel. Read more »

Redcentric: Most of Insurers Plan to Invest in New Technology

 Research has today revealed the insurance industry is ready to invest in improving customer experience. The survey by Redcentric found 82 per cent of insurers plan to invest in new technology to address business challenges over the next two years. More than half of those businesses plan on doing so in the next year, while 45 per cent cited improving the customer experience as the main reason for the investment. Read more »

Sancus BMS Group Increases its Shareholding of Platform Black

Platform Black have today announced that their majority shareholder – Sancus BMS Group have increased their shareholding in the firm demonstrating their further commitment to the future of the business in the UK funding market.  The move sees Sancus BMS Group make a further investment in Platform Black through the cash purchase of an additional 10% of Platform Black shares from minority investors, taking its holding from 83.93% to 93.93% at a £3... more Read more »

London & Partners: Leading investment firms commit to UK tech sector

Leading global investment firms have committed to continue investing in the UK’s tech sector saying that London will remain an important destination for investment despite the vote to leave the European Union. Venture capital houses such as Index Ventures, Octopus Ventures, Balderton Capital and Hoxton Ventures are among a wider group of investment firms to pledge their continued support for the UK’s tech sector, with many citing London as an... more Read more »

Sprinklr Raises Fund Value to $1.8 Billion to Help Enterprises Unify Their Front Office

Sprinklr announced $105 million in new funding at a $1.8 billion valuation. The round, which brings the company’s total funding to $239 million, was led by Temasek, a large, Singapore-based investment firm focused on long-term value creation. Wellington Management Company LLP and EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, also participated along with Sprinklr’s existing investors. Read more »

ZestFinance Receives Strategic Investment from Baidu

ZestFinance has received a strategic investment from Baidu, the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. ZestFinance is a Los Angeles-based company that uses machine learning to transform vast amounts of complex data into credit scores. Artificial intelligence experts and data scientists at both companies plan to work together to apply ZestFinance’s underwriting technology to Baidu’s search, location, and payment data in order to... more Read more »

CreditexchangeTM Receives Investment Boosts from Kuber FinancialTM

Creditexchange, India’s first hybrid digital consumer loans platform and institutional marketplace, has announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Kuber Financial as part of its $500,000 seed round. Read more »

RSRCHXchange Helps Linear Investments to Improve the Research Procurement Process within MiFID Compliance

Linear Investments has selected RSRCHXchange to enable their hedge fund clientele to access and track research consumption in a MiFID II compliant way. Read more »

WFW Advised North River on a US$5.6m Conditional Investment by Greenstone

International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised North River Resources plc (“North River”) on a US$5.6m conditional investment by its majority shareholder Greenstone Resources LP (“Greenstone”). North River is a mineral exploration and development company operating in Namibia and Mozambique and currently focused on re-opening its flagship asset, the Namib Lead Zinc Project, on which it is targeting commencement of... more Read more »

Unleashed Software Boosts its Entry into UK with a Fresh Capital

Rapidly expanding New Zealand cloud based company Unleashed Software has boosted its entry into the UK market with a fresh capital injection of $3 million from both existing and new investors. Founded in 2009, the innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) startup already has international presence in major markets like United States and Australia, and has recently announced the opening of its UK office fresh off the back of its latest successful... more Read more »


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