Botify, the search marketing analytics platform, today announced a $7.2m Series A investment by Idinvest and Ventech. The funding will be used for product development, international expansion and hiring to accelerate the company's already impressive growth.
Following the $60 million Series C fundraising closed by the company during the summer of 2015, Idinvest Partners has decided to join some of the most successful international venture firms (including Google Ventures, Octopus Ventures, Index Ventures,) by taking a minority stake in the company. As a result, Guillaume Durao, Investment Director at Idinvest Partners will be joining Secret Escapes' board of directors as an observer.
Electranova Capital US, the energy cleantech venture capital fund dedicated to the US, managed by Idinvest Partners, and sponsored by EDF, announces its investment in Off Grid Electric. Off Grid Electric is already a world leader solar leasing company in Africa. Off Grid Electric delivers innovative stand-alone solar systems to a range of last-mile customers at costs lower than traditional kerosene lighting...
Onfido, the leading identity verification and background checking provider, today announces that it has closed a Series B funding round of $25 million. Participants in the round include Idinvest Partners, Wellington Partners and CrunchFund. Raised to meet rising demand from the U.S. and international markets, Onfido will use the funds to scale its U.S. operations as well as continue to develop its machine-learning based technology.
Conscious of the ongoing fight against inequality and as part of its commitment to socially responsible investment, Idinvest Partners has decided to support several charitable organisations by working with an intermediary organisation, Epic Foundation. Idinvest will initially support two specific initiatives through the foundation, Simplon.co and Sport dans la Ville. Christophe Bavière, CEO of Idinvest, stated that "Idinvest was enormously impressed by the Epic Foundation's operational model. Modern and transparent, it gives donors complete [...]
Planday , the workforce management platform for shiftbased businesses, today announces that it has raised a $14 million Series B round of funding. Theround was led by new investors Idinvest, and also included Creandum, the lead investor in Planday's Series A round, SEB Private Equity, and angel investor Arthur Kosten, cofounderof Booking.com.