KARRI secures pre-seed to launch smart walkie talkie for kids to communicate safely with parents

KARRI, a startup developing a smart walkie-talkie for children, has raised £775,000 in pre-seed funding. The round was led by 468 Capital and included contributions from a notable group of angel investors such as Verena Pausder (an early backer of play-based learning provider Edurino and Chair of the Board at the German Startup Association), Hakan …

Yoneda Labs raises $4M to build foundation model for chemists

Yoneda Labs, the startup building a foundation model for chemists working in drug discovery, announced it has raised $4 million in seed capital from Khosla Ventures, 500 Emerging Europe, 468 Capital, and Y Combinator.  More than 400,000 chemists are working on chemical manufacturing around the world. While scientists have begun to leverage AI in the …

Battery storage company Terra One raises $7.5M to power transition to green energy

Terra One, a Berlin-based startup powering the transition to green energy with its grid-connected large-scale battery storage systems, has raised $7.5 million in seed funding. Leading the round is PT1, the early-stage VC for transformative real asset technologies, with the support of neosfer, the early-stage investor of Commerzbank. 468 Capital, the first backers of Terra …

UserHub secures $3.2M to help SaaS startups monetize and scale

UserHub, a user-based billing platform built for B2B SaaS, has secured $3.2 million in pre-seed funding.  The investment, led by 468 Capital, marks a major step forward in the company’s mission to make modern monetization infrastructure attainable for every software business. UserHub will use the funding to expand the engineering team, accelerate product development, and …

acto raises €3.7M seed to build the gold standard for active decision intelligence, starting in B2B sales

acto, which is at the forefront of active decision intelligence for B2B sales teams, has raised €3.7 million in seed funding. The round, led by 468 Capital and Cusp Capital, with continued support from adesso ventures, will be used to further the startup’s mission to help B2B companies use data more effectively and solve the …

Razor Group acquires US Amazon aggregator Perch and announces Series D financing round

Razor Group (“Razor”) has acquired Perch, the leading Amazon aggregator in the US, solidifying its position as the global leader in the aggregation of online marketplace consumer brands and creating the #1 player in the industry. The acquisition is part of Razor’s broader consolidation strategy, underscoring its capability to act as the key consolidator within …

VectorShift raises $3M to build AI workflows

VectorShift, the AI automations platform, announced it has raised $3 million in seed funding. The US-based startup is working to simplify LLM application development with a modular no-code approach. It does so by providing enterprises from a variety of sectors with an end-to-end AI platform, where users can simply drag and drop components to build, …

Jua, the startup developing the world’s first AI foundation model for the natural world, raises $16M

Jua, the startup developing the world’s first AI foundation model for the natural world, has raised $16 million to continue the research, design and customer launch of its platform. The company is developing the first commercially available AI to help humans understand, respond to and predict events in nature. With a planned launch shortly, Jua’s …

Crypto payments app Oobit raises $25M in Series A funding round

Mobile payments app Oobit announced that it has raised $25 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by the investment arm of Tether, CMCC Global’s Titan Fund, 468 Capital and Solana co-founder Anatoly Yakovenko. Consumers can use the Oobit app to pay for purchases using crypto, while merchants receive fiat currency. …

Munich-based einwert raises €4M to become an European leader in real estate value management

einwert, a comprehensive value management platform for real estate that offers valuations -prepared by certified appraisers- within just a few days, just raised €4 million in seed funding led by pan-European early-stage VC Ventech. Ventech joins the existing group of investors consisting of 468 Capital, Wecken & Cie, Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund and infinitas capital, …