Tractable claims $25M to sell damage-assessing AIs to more insurance giants
March 9, 2020

London-based insurtech AI startup Tractable, which is applying artificial intelligence to speed up accident and disaster recovery by using computer vision to perform visual damage appraisal instead of getting humans to do the job, has closed a $25 million Continue reading

Company-builder Antler passes $75M raised after investment from Schroders and Ferd
March 5, 2020

Antler is a “company builder” that emerged a couple of years ago, running startup generator programs and investing from an early stage, bringing a heady mix of technologists, product builders and operators together with its own technology stack.

Now, plenty Continue reading

Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe
September 28, 2019

Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led by London-based VC MMC Ventures, with support from existing investor All Iron Ventures, and new investors Bonsai Partners, 10x and Santander Continue reading

With $50M in fresh funding, Allbirds will open new stores in the US, UK and Asia
November 2, 2018

The quintessential venture capitalist’s uniform consists of a pair of designer jeans, a Patagonia fleece vest and $95 wool sneakers.

The company behind the shoes, Allbirds, entered the unicorn club this morning with the announcement of a $50 million Continue reading

U.K. Housing Market Stays Subdued as Brexit, Rates Deter Buyers
August 26, 2018

The U.K. housing market remained listless in July as Brexit uncertainty intensified and Britons braced for an interest-rate increase from the Bank of England, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prices and sales stagnated and property values Continue reading

Dollar Debt Will Be Elusive to Turkey as U.S. Sanctions Bite
August 21, 2018

The summer holiday in the bond market may be a long one for Turkey.

New dollar issuance, including government and corporate-sector bonds, has dried up, with no sales recorded since April, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. And with corporate-bond Continue reading