Brightlands Agrifood Ventures harvests $22.7m

The fund will invest in agritech companies connected to Brightlands, an ecosystem backed by Maastricht University, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and Fontys University of Applied Sciences.

Wren Therapeutics settles on $23.3m series…

Wren Therapeutics is commercialising Cambridge and Lund research into therapies for protein misfolding diseases, which include Alzheimer’s and motor neurone disease.

FloWater mixes with Bluewater for $15m

The water dispenser provider has received $15m in funding from Bluewater, which manufactures water purification products.

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GCV Israel 2019
5th March 2019
BurnAlong stretches $1.3m seed round
JHU-backed fitness platform operator BurnAlong obtained the cash from investors including Brown Advisory to take its total to $4.7m.
Yellow Door opens to let in $65m
Mitsui and Equinor Energy Ventures were among the participants in a series A round that will help fund the development of 300 MW of distributed solar energy systems.
UNLV touts Food Genes and Me
Dietary suggestion software spinout Food Genes and Me compiles personalised healthy eating tips based on uploaded DNA reports from external genetic analysis tools.
Sophia Genetics generates $77m
The genomic testing platform developer has now raised some $140m, eight years after being co-founded in EPFL's Innovation Park by researchers from EMBL, Stanford and Geneva University.
Encamp pitches up seed capital
Environmental compliance software startup Encamp has amassed $1.1m from investors including IU’s Philanthropic Venture Fund.
Colorifix applies itself to $3m series A
Cambridge textile dyeing spinout Colorifix has been backed by Cambridge Enterprise and retailer H&M in its first disclosed equity round.
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