You turn on the TV to watch a sports event and you see a pristine pitch without thinking twice. But behind the scenes, there is a sophisticated system of turf science focused on mowing, fertilization, irrigation, seeding, and aeration. It costs in excess of $1M per year to maintain the average golf course. E-Nano is building a future where robots are used to monitor and control the process of maintaining sports fields and stadium pitches to bring these costs down and reduce the environmental impact of turf management. The company’s robotic solution integrates sensors, 5G, and AI to provide sophisticated analytics to optimize field maintenance. London TechWatch caught up with CEO Christian von Scheidt to learn more about how robots-as-a-service will modernize turf management, the company’s future plans, and initial fundraising efforts.
A busy day with 6 fundings and over £35M in fundings. The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 16/6/2021 featuring funding details for OTHERWORLD, Ophelos, and much more.
16 fundings; £165M+ raised! London Tech News for the week ending 12/6 featuring news for Vault Platform, Scoodle, and much, much more.
The European Tech Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes on a trip across various ecosystems in Europe, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable European Tech startup fundings for the week ending 12/6/21 featuring funding details for Fresha, Lumenaza, and ten other European fundings that you absolutely need to know about.
Over $160M in startup funding for Friday! The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 11/6/2021 featuring funding details for Fresha, Copper, and much more.
The robotics industry is at an inflection point where the baton is being passed from the scientists to the practitioners. In historical terms, we are witnessing the Edisons of the world harness the innovations of the likes of Faraday to create life-changing businesses and wealth. Automation has moved from smart manufacturing and logistics to fry cooking and salad tossing.
Isolation from the pandemic has been especially hard on older adults, many that are in need of some form of support (both large and small) for activities of daily living. Over the last decade, a record portion of the population has been turning 65 each year in the UK, fueled by baby boomers. The combination of these two factors has made home health care a pillar of the healthcare system to support the needs of the elderly population and their families. Lifted is a comprehensive home care management platform that makes it easy for families to access, use, plan for, and manage their home care needs. The home care industry is extremely fragmented and navigating the landscape can be difficult to find trusted providers. Lifted brings transparent, and reliable experience to the process with its own dedicated staff (other providers rely on contract workers), digital-first experience, and resources. London TechWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Rachael Crook to learn more about how her experience caring for her mother inspired the company, the state of the industry, strategic plans, and latest round of funding from investors that include Fuel Ventures, 1818 Venture Capital, Perivoli Innovations, the J.B. Ugland family office, Kluz Ventures through its new health affiliated fund Novit Ventures, and VOYAGERS HealthTech.
Should we be talking about societal issues at work? Do leaders have the right to lock down what can or cannot be discussed at work? How can Founders and their staff find common ground?
$20M+ across 4 new deals! The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 10/6/2021 featuring funding details for VenueScanner, Circulor, and much more.
Millennials are more apprehensive about getting any type of insurance than previous generations. As more and more millennials forgo homeownership, they are exposing themselves to financial risk when they choose not to secure renters’ insurance for their possessions while renting. Urban Jungle is a digital-first rental insurance platform that offers fast, flexible and affordable insurance options that start at just £5/mo. Targeted towards younger consumers interested in preparing for their financial future, the company was able to double its customer base to 40,000 during the pandemic with plans to expand its offering. AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and Cofounder Jimmy Williams to learn more about Urban’s Jungle experience building traction during the pandemic, strategic growth plans, and latest round of funding from investors that include Mundi Ventures and Eka Ventures.