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Health services organization Cigna launches $250M venture fund to invest in tech startups

Health services organization Cigna on Wednesday launched a corporate venture fund with an infusion of $250 million in capital to be invested in healthcare technology startups and early-stage companies. Cigna Ventures will focus on “transformative and innovative” healthcare startups specializing in analytics, digital health, retail, care management, and other business opportunities related to value-based care…. Read More »

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Imec-Backed Fund Raises $131 Million for Hardware Startups

A venture capital fund backed by nanoelectronics and digital technologies research hub imec in Belgium has closed its first fund with $137 million in committed capital. The fund aims to address a problem that has plagued European semiconductor and hardware research spinouts and startups for many years — the gap in growth funding. Imec.xpand, an… Read More »

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Branch acquires TUNE’s Attribution Analytics business

Cross platform linking and measurement company Branch  has acquired TUNE’s Attribution Analytics platform and team. Seattle-based TUNE founded in 2009, helps ad platforms tie marketing investments to measurable outcomes. The acquisition will combine Branch’s cross-platform deep linking and measurement with TUNE’s mobile attribution expertise to form the industry’s leading marketing and measurement platform. “This is… Read More »

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Female Founders Alliance Announces Female-led Startups Selected for Ready Set Raise Accelerator Program

Female Founders Alliance (FFA), a business-accelerating network for female founders of venture scale companies, today announced eight startups selected to participate in Ready Set Raise, a national pitching and fundraising program designed to help female founders secure venture financing. The startups focus on areas including augmented reality, blockchain, artificial intelligence, legal services and finance. To participate in… Read More »

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Hustle Fund closes $11.5 million fund

Hustle Fund, the pre-seed firm founded by former 500 Startups partners Elizabeth Yin and Eric Bahn investing in Southeast Asia and North America, has closed their first fund, coming in at the tune of $11.5 million. The round was led by Shanda, the China’s online gaming company; LINE, and Naver, Korea’s largest search engine with participation from… Read More »

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Business accelerator programme Luminate NY to award $1 million to OPI Startups

Luminate NY (Rochester, NY), a business accelerator for startups with optics, photonics, and imaging (OPI)-enabled applications, is offering early-stage startups an opportunity to grow their businesses by offering an initial $100,000 convertible note, expert mentorship, and a chance to win up to $1 million in follow-on funding, provided through the Finger Lakes Forward Upstate Revitalization Initiative. . Startups… Read More »

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MEST Invests USD 700k in 7 Startups

Now in its 10th year investing in tech entrepreneurs in Africa, ​Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) today announced a funding round of USD $700,000 in startups formed from its recently graduated 2018 training program cohort. Out of 17 teams, composed of 58 entrepreneurs hailing from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire and Zimbabwe, MEST will… Read More »

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