• Acorus Networks raises $6 million to protect businesses from DDoS attacks

    6 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Paris-based Acorus Networks today announced that it has raised a $6 million round of venture capital as it seeks to expand its cybersecurity service for enterprises and telecommunications clients. Investors in the round include Elaia Partners, Partech, and Kima Ventures. Founded in 2014, the company focuses on preventing or mitigating damage caused...
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  • Brand management platform Frontify raises $8.3M led by Blossom Capital

    Brand management platform Frontify raises $8.3M led by Blossom Capital

    6 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Frontify , the Swiss startup that's built a “brand management platform,” has raised a chunky $8.3 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Blossom Capital , the new London-based venture capital firm co-founded by ex-Index and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown. Frontify's previous seed investors include Doodle co-founder Myke Naef, former Googler Thomas Duebendorfer, and Cédric Waldburger of Tenderloin Ventures.
    Founded in 2013 by CTO Roger Dudler - and headquartered in the Swiss city St. Gallen, no less - Frontify is a Software-as-a-Service that helps companies manage their branding in...
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  • Mapify, the Berlin-based ‘social travel network', locates $1M seed round

    Mapify, the Berlin-based ‘social travel network', locates $1M seed round

    6 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Mapify , the Berlin startup that offers what it describes as a “social travel network,” has raised $1 million in seed funding from a mixture of U.S. and Europe-based funds and angel investors.
    The include Switzerland's Ennea VC (led by Jan Valentin, who served as Senior Vice President at Kayak in Europe), Roland Grenke , Navid Hadzaad Javaherian (former founder and CEO at GoButler ​and ​Product Leader at Amazon Alexa), L.A.-based LayJax Ventures​ (the investment vehicle of Pheed co-founder Phil Haus​ and actor Zach Avery), Niv Dror​ (previously of Product Hunt ​and AngelList​), and Lucas...
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