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16 November 2015

US watch retailer Fossil to pay $260m for VC-backed fitness tracker maker Misfit

runners-635906_1280 US watch and leather goods retail group Fossil has agreed to buy VC-backed wearable technology producer Misfit for $260.

7 October 2015

Bill Gates backs $108m round for plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods

tomato-769999_1280 Redwood City, CA-based Impossible Foods has raised $108m in a Series D round, which was joined by vegan billionaire Bill Gates among others.

5 February 2015

Emergence Capital zooms to $30m Series C for cloud video company

Early-stage cloud computing specialist Emergence Capital has led a $30m Series C funding round for Zoom, a cloud video conferencing company.

3 June 2014

Nokia’s HERE acquires Carmel, Horizons-backed Desti

The venture backers of smart travel planner Desti have exited the company to Nokia's mapping business HERE.

13 May 2014

Index Ventures, Richard Branson back Bitcoin startup BitPay

bitcoin Venture capital firm Index Ventures has led a $30m Series A round for Bitcoin startup BitPay.

20 February 2014

Investors get behind egg subsitute developer Hampton Creek with $23m Series B

Food technology company Hampton Creek has raised $23m in a Series B round led by Asia’s richest man for its pioneering technology that aims to grow an egg substitute from plants.

26 November 2013

Bike protection business Lock8 secures Horizons Ventures, Otto Capital backing

Lock8 Horizons Ventures and Otto Capital have backed bike-sharing platform Lock8 as it looks to expand its rental scheme to more cities.

12 November 2013

Horizons, Pelion plough $11m into VC-backed Bitcasa through Series A round

tablet computer Horizons Ventures and Pelion Venture Partners have led an $11m Series A financing round for ‘infinite storage’ business Bitcasa.

29 October 2013

Venture backers provide $13m Series C funding to mobile movie maker Magisto

movies_lrg Magma Venture Partners and Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures have backed a $13m Series C financing round for mobile movie maker Magisto alongside Qualcomm Ventures and SanDisk Ventures.

14 October 2013

Sequoia, Magma Venture-backed Onavo bought by Facebook ‘for $200m’

mobile-touch Venture Capital-backed app-maker Onavo has been bought by Facebook in a deal reportedly worth up to $200m, making it the social media company’s biggest Israeli acquisition.

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