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29 July 2015

Google Ventures, Octopus Investments lead $60m round for Secret Escapes

hotel and pool Google Ventures and Octopus Investments were the lead investors in a just-closed $60m Series C funding round for a London-based luxury travel website called Secret Escapes.

26 November 2014

Octopus Investments in $24m Series B round for going out app YPlan

disco-1360665-m Octopus Investments is among the venture capital firms leading a $24m funding round for mobile-based local events marketplace YPlan.

20 October 2014

UK’s Octopus raises £130m for real estate debt vehicle

octopus-743107-m Fund management business Octopus Investments has raised £130m for its Commercial Real Estate Debt Fund.

14 August 2014

BASF, Octopus in Series A round for electronic materials business

chemistry-5-487795-m BASF Venture Capital and Octopus Investments have laid down capital for a “significant” Series A funding round for organic semi-conductor material maker SmartKem.

20 June 2014

Property website Zoopla valued at £919m in IPO

house Venture capital-backed property website Zoopla was valued at £919m in its IPO on the London Stock Exchange.

10 February 2014

Octopus Investments hires former Google exec Debu Purkayastha to venture team

UK fund manager Octopus Investments has hired Debu Purkayastha as an entrepreneur-in-residence, following six years at Google.

19 November 2013

Octopus helps minicab price comparison service Kabbee ink £3.8m

London taxis UK early-stage dealmaker Octopus Investments has led a £3.8m Series A funding round for London minicab price comparison service Kabbee.

7 October 2013

Furniture company Swoon Editions inks £1.2m investment round

UK furniture brand Swoon Editions has raised £1.2m from Index Ventures, Octopus Investments and angel investors.

13 September 2013

Octopus Investments leads $3.8m Series A for hybrid cloud technology company Zynstra

UK-based firm Octopus Investments has led a $3.8m Series A round for Zynstra, which specialises in providing hybrid cloud technology to SMEs.

11 September 2013

Calastone raises $18m from Accel Partners, Octopus

Venture capital firm Accel Partners has led an $18m investment round for cross-border transaction network Calastone to fund its global expansion plans.

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