Rancilio Cube

Rancilio Cube is the family office and impact investing business that leverages mutual trust and always looking to innovate. It believes in the profit of change. By early 2020, a new journey "out of the box” has begun. Rancilio Cube has transferred its venture capital assets, collected over six years of work, and Cube3 was born. The new company is an exclusive investment vehicle for a patient, granular, and international strategy characterized by consolidated synergies and a global network in continuous evolution.

Luca Rancilio

Co-Founder

Silvia Maria Rancilio

Founder

Federica Vignati

Marketing and Communication specialist

68 past transactions

23andMe

Series F in 2018
23andMe, Inc. provides consumer genetics and research services. The company offers DNA analysis services through home-based saliva collection kit for consumers to access and understand the human genome. Its services include Health + Ancestry, a genetic insight into ancestry, traits, and health; and Ancestry + Traits, a DNA kit with an ancestry breakdown and 30+ trait reports. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Sunnyvale, California. With an additional office in Mountain View, California.

Calm

Series A in 2020
Calm offers an application designed to help its users meditate and relax. The company is driven by a mission to make the world happier and healthier by developing a range of digital and physical products that enhance mental fitness and alleviate some of the most important mental health issues of the modern age including anxiety, depression, insomnia, and stress. Calm was named by Apple as the 2017 iPhone App of the Year and by Google Play as an Editors’ Choice in 2018. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Treedom s.r.l.

Series A in 2017
Treedom s.r.l. operates an online platform that allows users to plant or dedicate a tree online. Its platform allows users to choose a tree to plant it for them, follow it, and find out how much CO2 it emits every day, as well as gift trees. The company also allows businesses to plant trees in their brand names. Treedom s.r.l. was founded in 2010 and is based in Florence, Italy.

Flexport

Series C in 2019
Flexport is a licensed customs brokerage and freight forwarder built around a modern web application. Its freight service includes an online dashboard for businesses to easily understand, purchase, manage, and track the services required for global trade. Its team of logistics experts lets focus on core business by ensuring goods arrive at fulfillment/distribution centers on time and at the lowest cost. Flexport's mission is to fix the user experience in global trade and bring the world free trade through technology. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Alpha Health LLC

Series A in 2019
Alpha Health LLC develops a unified automation platform for Healthcare revenue cycle management. This enables health systems to reduce the cost of care. Its solution captures multimodal data to provide a 360-degree view of current workflows and processes. The company's platform identifies broken workflows and corrects them, often eliminating unnecessary work. Alpha Health LLC was founded in 2018 and is based in South San Francisco, California.

Omaze

Series B in 2017
Omaze, Inc. operates an online fundraising platform to raise money and provide awareness for charitable initiatives. Its platform hosts online auctions that enables donors to bid for the chance to win prizes, including experiences with celebrities, luxury vehicles, and vacation packages worldwide. The company offers all the resources necessary for a celebrity, athlete, or a famous person to partner up with a non-profit to deliver an online fundraising experience, as well as marketing, content, tech, and fulfillment services. Its platform is used to raise funds from influencers, nonprofits, and individual donors to fund charitable campaigns. Omaze, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Culver City, California.

Brut

Series B in 2019
Brut is an international video content publisher, focused on news and feature-based, short-form content. They cover topics from politics to technology and social justice, culture and more. Brut videos are viewed more than 400 million times a month and touch more than 150 million worldwide. Brut. is a global media company that creates short-form video content for audiences around the world. With offices on two continents, Brut. publishes content daily in three languages and across eight social platforms generating over 500MM views a month.

Coursera

Series E in 2019
Coursera is an online education company that serves over 20 million registered learners by partnering with 140 of the world’s best universities and education institutions. On Coursera, anyone, anywhere can access over 1,000 online courses and Specializations in dozens of fields in order to achieve meaningful career, educational, and personal enrichment goals throughout their lives. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Bnext

Series A in 2019
Bnext is a fintech platform headquartered in Madrid, Spain. Bnext is the first supermarket for financial products, it reflects a new way of banking that challenges traditional banking from its foundations. With Bnext users can do almost everything they do with a bank, without having to use a bank. It allows them to create their own current account in a matter of minutes, with nearly all the functionalities of an account in a traditional entity. Additionally, users can include their external accounts and hence have all their financial information on a single platform, regardless of the provider. However, the real innovation in Bnext lies on its Marketplace. Here, users have access to a wide range of financial products from fintechs and banks. The offering suplliers are meticulously selected in order to best fit the client's needs. On the platform, the user can scan through all different products, purchase them and control his acquisitions, all without ever leaving the app. Instead of charging the customer endless commissions and trying to sell as many products as possible, Bnext has developed a model that allows to really collaborate with the fintechs and get the best available offers on the market. The fintech portfolio to date includes real estate investment firms, mutual fund investment, loans and crowdlending, microloans or crowdfunding. Bnext is progressively integrating the most leading products in the market to expand the offer and thus become the first bank without balance.

Parquery AG

Seed Round in 2017
Parquery AG develops a Web app that allows users to see on-street parking availability. It provides users with real-time vacancy data and smart routing options. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Airbnb, Inc.

Series F in 2018
Airbnb, Inc. operates a platform for stays and experiences to guests worldwide. The company’s marketplace model connects hosts and guests online or through mobile devices to book spaces and experiences. It primarily offers private rooms and luxury villas. The company was formerly known as AirBed & Breakfast, Inc. and changed its name to Airbnb, Inc. in November 2010. Airbnb, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Aqua Spark

Venture Round in 2017
Aqua-Spark is an investment fund with a focus on sustainable aquaculture businesses around the world. The small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) they invest in are working toward the production of safe, accessible aquatic life, such as fish, shellfish and plants, in ways that do not harm their oceans. Their investors value the fact that each investment aims to create triple impact—specifically, each investment is chosen for its potential to generate significant financial returns while also activating positive environmental and social outcomes. Aqua-Spark believes that committing to a long-term vision is the way to realize effective and lasting impact results. When it comes to investments, they do not seek quick exits; instead, they look for entrepreneurs who strive to build and scale toward the future, who see their business as major economic opportunities that can also help solve looming environmental and food security challenges over the long-term. As an essential of each investee, Aqua-Spark seeks sustainability.

Music World Media

Series B in 2020
Founded in 2012, MWM develops music apps. In a few years, MWM has been at the origin of plenty hits apps on the App Store and the Play Store such as edjing Mix, the world’s most downloaded DJ app. Now ranked #1 worldwide as music apps publisher, MWM register more than 400 million downloads with 15 apps covering the main music segment (Production, Gaming, Learning and Utilities).

Museum of Ice Cream

Series A in 2019
Museum of Ice Cream transforms concepts into spaces that provoke imagination and creativity. It is designed to be a culturally inclusive environment and community, inspiring human connection and through the universal power of ice cream. Museum of Ice Cream creates beautiful and shareable environments that foster IRL interaction and URL connections, providing fun, multi-sensorial expressions of ice cream that cater to the appetites of the generation.

Supermercato24

Series A in 2016
Online delivery service transforming the way people buy groceries and home essentials

Crowdbooks

Seed Round in 2016
Through social networks and its online community, it introduce a completely new and unique model of publishing photo books that challenge conventional methods, as well as the artistic limitations associated with the traditional offline model.
 The platform will merge talented photographic artists and passionate supporters of the arts. The innovative concept behind Crowdbooks makes it stand out as the first-of-its-kind crowdfunding platform that sees an idea through from its inception to shipping to backers. While the concept of crowdfunding is not unique and has grown in recent years, Crowdbooks offers a completely new element to this established model. Other venues step out once funds are secured, yet Crowdbooks steps in and sees the projects through the final stages of production and distribution. The artists that seek funding and publication through the platform will receive the comprehensive support of passionate investors and superior publishing practices.

Capsule

Series C in 2019
Capsule is rebuilding the $425 billion pharmacy industry from the inside out with an emotionally resonant experience, and technology that enables customized outcomes for doctors, hospitals, insurers, and manufacturers. Our team makes the same promise to each other as the one we’ve made to our customers, doctors, and partners: everybody needs some looking after sometimes. We’ll never lose sight of the fact that behind all the craziness of the healthcare system, we’re just people looking after other people. Capsule has raised $70 million from Thrive Capital, Glade Brook Capital, and The Virgin Group.

Convoy

Series D in 2020
Convoy, Inc. owns and operates an online marketplace that provides digital freight network services. It allows users to book local and regional trucks on demand for moving goods from a single pallet to a full truckload. The company also offers a mobile application that provides real-time shipment tracking, status updates, and on-time deliveries. Convoy, Inc. was formerly known as Greypoint, Inc. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

PrenotaUnCampo

Seed Round in 2015
PrenotaUnCampo develops online platform and mobile application which allows users to book playgrounds.

WAMI Srl

Seed Round in 2017
WAMI Srl retails packaged drinking water. The company retails packaged water in various quantities and packaging. Additionally, the company retails the water online through its website. WAMI Srl retails its products in plastic bottles as well as steel bottles. WAMI Srl was founded in 2016 and is based in Milan, Italy.

Aquam Corp

Private Equity Round in 2017
Aquam Corp is a world-leading cleantech firm that provides infrastructure support, rehabilitation and diagnostics solutions. We are the first and only company to provide full service inside and outside infrastructure solutions for all markets around the world. For several decades, we have worked with the world’s most prestigious companies to solve problems for their infrastructure systems and fluid distribution systems.

DentalPro

Venture Round in 2017
DentalPro is a network of dental clinics in Italy. It owns and operates 30 full-service clinics across the country, most of which are positioned in shopping malls. Each clinic of DentalPro provides a full range of dental services, including general dentistry, sophisticated implants, prosthesis, orthodontics, and more. DentalPro partners with local dentists and provides them with comprehensive practice management support as well as training which allows the practitioners to focus on providing high-quality care. Founded in 2010 by Michel Cohen, Samuele Baruch, and Paolo Tonveronachi, DentalPro is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

Aquantia

Series H in 2015
At Aquantia, all three elements are present in abundance. Aquantia benefits from team members with a depth of diverse technology development expertise, signal processing innovation and an adherence to lean and agile management practices. Their engineers were at the forefront of the Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet product deployments, and are among the best in production silicon design. Meet their leadership team, or the board and investors to see their guidance, financial backing and the company they've built.

Headspace, Inc.

Series C in 2019
Headspace is a digital health platform that provides guided meditation sessions and mindfulness training. With hundreds of hours of content, it is acknowledged as one of the most comprehensive secular programs for meditation and mindfulness. Its health application can be downloaded in mobiles and tablets that provide mindfulness and mental training through health videos and chat options, enabling users and companies to access free meditation sessions and mindfulness training. It was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

FindMyLost

Seed Round in 2017
FindMyLost is the first Digital Lost Property tool for Business and Consumer, the only platform that allows you to get your lost item back wherever you are, at any time. FindMyLost is focused on Businesses and provides, among others, airlines, municipalities, airports, transport companies, hotels, cars sharing and rental, shopping centres, universities, amusement parks, taxis, gyms, events, with the possibility to implement their private digital Lost Properties database benefiting from the value-added Customer Care services offered by FML which acts as an aggregator. The platform also includes a consumer concept where, through the community, the finder can get in direct contact with the rightful owner, return the item and potentially receive a reward. FML is first mover as no one else offers a fully integrated service. FML is socially committed and is going to disrupt the Lost & Found ecosystem.

Mosaicoon

Series B in 2016
Mosaicoon s.p.a offers Internet based advertising services. The company is based in Isola delle Femmine, Italy.

Finom

Seed Round in 2020
Finom combines digital business account benefits with multiple services to provide financial solutions for entrepreneurs, self-employed, and freelancers. It pulls together accounting, financial management, and banking functions for early-stage businesses and SMEs into one mobile-first product. Founded in 2019, Finom is headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Emmy

Series A in 2017
emmy is an online platform that enables its users to obtain transportation services. The platform enables its users to rent mopeds in their local area. Users are able to rent mopeds using a mobile application that is used to unlock them. Each moped comes with two helmets in different sizes. emmy was launched in 2015 and is based in Berlin.

N26

Series D in 2019
N26 offers mobile banking solutions to customers in the European Union through its subsidiary. It provides international money transfer, investment, overdraft, and cash withdrawal and deposit at stores. N26 provides mobile banking services for customers. Its mobile banking services offer online banking that include making and handling of current accounts, fixed accounts, and other banking services, letting customers manage and control their banking details via a smartphone application easily. Maximilian Tayenthal and Valentin Stalf founded Papayer in February 2013, which later became N26, with its headquarters in Berlin in Germany.

Shared-X LLC

Series C in 2017
Shared-X is an impact investment company that works to lift thousands of farmers out of poverty by deploying advanced farming techniques on highly productive land to close the agriculture yield gap. It grows high-value crops on Shared-X farms and extend access to global markets and advanced technology to surrounding smallholder farmers. Together It achieve improved yields and receive higher sales prices in crops that include specialty coffee, organic bananas, and aromatic cocoa, providing economic stability for farmers and strong returns for investors.

FinCompare

Series A in 2020
FinCompare GmbH operates a financing platform for small and medium-sized enterprises where they can overview the financing options available for their company. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

Freeda Media

Series A in 2018
Freeda inspires and engages the most powerful generation of women. Through their contents, they foster and celebrate women achievement, free expression of personal style, and women sisterhood. Founded in 2016, the company is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

DICE

Series B in 2019
DICE is built for fans and has grown from being a tiny six person company in London to an eighty person (and growing) company that is launching in every major city in the world. DICE has become the leading platform to discover and buy tickets for live experiences. In London alone, over 60% of under 30s have DICE, and while it's a beautiful app it's platform that gets smarter with each interaction and uses context neural networks to constantly update its recommendation engines. Heads up, one fan went to 298 DICE shows in 2017.

Deliveroo

Series F in 2017
Deliveroo is a technology company focused on marketing, selling, and delivering restaurant meals to the household or office. Its technology platform optimizes food ordering and delivery by integrating web and mobile consumers with restaurant tablet-based point-of-sale order management terminals, and their logistics optimization algorithm by equipping delivery drivers with smartphone software.

Festicket

Series B in 2016
Festicket empowers music fans with a seamless service to discover and book tickets and travel packages for music festivals worldwide. The platform offers an end-to-end experience for music travelers, an efficient two-sided marketplace for 1,000+ music festivals across 40 different countries, and a network of 2,000 suppliers for accommodation and travel packages.

First Data Corporation

Private Equity Round in 2014
Founded in 1971, First Data Corporation is Georgia, United States-based financial services company that provides electronic commerce solutions for merchants and financial institutions. In January 2019, the boards of Fiserv and First Data has come to an agreement where Fiserv will buy First Data in a $22 billion stock deal. Fiserv will own 57.5 percent of the combined company,while First Data will own 42.5 percent of stakes.

Casavo

Series A in 2019
Casavo is a tech-enabled market maker that makes the real estate market easier and less stressful. It offers hassle-free and quick transactions by acquiring properties directly and therefore cutting the sale time. Casavo provides online, real-time evaluations, and purchase offers in 24 hours to sellers, allowing them to sell within 30 days, after a maximum of 2 home visits. The service is free, but an (average) 8% discount is applied to the purchase offers as compared to the market price. Once acquired by Casavo, the properties are renovated or fractioned and sold again in the shortest time possible. Casavo works both with RE agencies and private sellers. It was founded in 2017 and is based in Milan, Italy.

Artemest s.r.l.

Seed Round in 2017
Artimest serves as an online destination for timeless craft. You can meet Italy's finest craftsmen, explore their unique workshops, and find one-of-a-kind pieces. Artimest brings connoisseurs everywhere wonderful handmade products crafted by exceptional artisans in Italy. Artemest offers a unique shopping experience through curated editorial content and exceptional videos. Its team includes international experienced professionals coming from luxury retail, e-commerce and editorial. Explore the varied worlds of home décor, jewelry and fine art as they change in character from region to region, and observe each artisan in his workshop as he describes his process and worldview.

Yakkyo Srl

Pre Seed Round in 2016
Traditional sourcing is a time-consuming inconvenience for many micro enterprises to find suppliers and purchase goods from China. Yakkio is the new web solution to simplify the whole process in just a few minutes. Customers can quickly find suppliers for Amazon's or eBay's hot-selling products in Yakkio's database.

Linky Innovation srl

Seed Round in 2017
Linky Innovation creates products with the aim of improving the way we experience cities. We want to merge design and technology in order to give to our customers smart solutions for urban commuting and "last mile transportation"​. Linky, "​ The foldable electric longboar"​ is our first cutting edge product. We think mobility means freedom. However, true freedom means experiencing mobility in a minimal, efficient and fun way. Linky is designed for both the world traveler and the daily commuter. For leisure and for work. For exploring new cities and your own neighborhood.

Casavo

Seed Round in 2018
Casavo is a tech-enabled market maker that makes the real estate market easier and less stressful. It offers hassle-free and quick transactions by acquiring properties directly and therefore cutting the sale time. Casavo provides online, real-time evaluations, and purchase offers in 24 hours to sellers, allowing them to sell within 30 days, after a maximum of 2 home visits. The service is free, but an (average) 8% discount is applied to the purchase offers as compared to the market price. Once acquired by Casavo, the properties are renovated or fractioned and sold again in the shortest time possible. Casavo works both with RE agencies and private sellers. It was founded in 2017 and is based in Milan, Italy.

Sailogy

Seed Round in 2015
Sailogy SA operates an online yacht charter booking platform. The company offers sailing boat, catamaran, power boat, gullet, yacht, luxury yacht, and flotilla on rent. The company provides its services in destinations such as European countries, the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Asia, Australia, and North America. Its software allows users to browse boats, destinations, and inspirations; choose the boat they like; make a real-time reservation; and pay a deposit. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Chiasso, Switzerland.

HeartFlow

Series E in 2017
HeartFlow is a medical technology company that provides new methods of diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It offers HeartFlow Analysis, a non-invasive solution available in the United States, Europe, and Japan that helps a physician evaluate whether a patient has significant coronary artery disease based on anatomy and physiology. The company was started in 2007 and is based in Redwood City, California.

Lyft

Series F in 2015
Lyft designs, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides, and also allows payment through the app. It also allows riders to schedule rides up to seven days in advance. Its services are primarily focused on college, university, and corporate communities. Lyft is a fast-growing ridesharing company in the U.S. and is available to 95 percent of the US population. Lyft was founded in June 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer in San Francisco, California.

Naadam Cashmere LLC

Series A in 2018
Naadam is an American clothing company specializing in affordable, luxury cashmere products. The company mills and crafts its products to the standards so they become softer with time and design their garments to complement the way people live, not constrain it. Naadam works to protect the planet through anti-desertification programs, clean energy-powered factories, and tree planting nonprofit work. It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in New York.

Prosper

Series D in 2015
Prosper is an online lending platform that connects people who want to borrow money with individuals and institutions. Its platform provides lists of loan requests with low, fixed-rate loans and no hidden fees or prepayment penalties, enabling clients to easily gain access to affordable personal loans and investors to earn solid returns via a data-driven underwriting model. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

CharityStars

Series A in 2016
CharityStars is the groundbreaking fundraising platform where celebrities and brands donate 'money can't buy experiences'' or rare items to raise money for their favortie charitable causes. Celebrities such as Novak Djokovic, James Blunt and Eva Longoria, and brands such as Ferrari, Armani and IWC, just to name a few, have worked with CharityStars in raising over $20M for 500 global charities and counting.

Soundreef

Series A in 2017
Soundreef ltd is an Independent Management Entity (EU Directive 2014/26/EU) listed in the Intellectual Property Office in the United Kingdom and can operate throughout Europe including Spain. Soundreef was founded to offer a viable alternative to the traditional Collective Management Organisation by combining innovative technology with personal customer service. Soundreef manages the rights of over 25,000 authors and publishers worldwide rewarding them with the fair, transparent and quick payment they deserve for the use of their musical works. Business users such as radio and tv broadcasters, digital service providers, live event organisers, theatres and cinemas, business establishments and music labels can obtain a mandatory license for the use of musical works managed by Soundreef. Soundreef ltd is incorporated in U.K. and owned by Soundreef S.p.A. , a company incorporated in Italy. Soundreef S.p.A. is the company that develops the technology and the content management platform used by Soundreef ltd to audit, collect and maximize royalties for Soundreef authors and publishers. The company process billions of transactions with a focus to improve data security and efficiency in the music industry. Soundreef S.p.A. controls also 100% of Soundreef publishing srl and 100% of Soundreef Media Services srl.

TENSIVE

Seed Round in 2016
Tensive is a biomedical startup established in 2012 to develop innovative prostheses aiming to offer a natural breast reconstruction or augmentation.Tensive is a biomedical startup established in 2012 to develop innovative prostheses aiming to offer a natural breast reconstruction or augmentation.
Bridge International Academies is an operator of scholastic academy services used to provide education to underprivileged children. Its services provide lessons based on national curricula, develop in-depth teacher training and programs, and use cutting-edge wireless technology that enables underprivileged children to get the right education, free of cost, for a brighter future.

Mamma M’Ama

Seed Round in 2017
Mamma M’Ama, a Milan, Italy-based producer of fresh baby food, The company intends to use the funds to continue to develop the e-commerce platform, improving its processes and logistics, expand operations in Italy, launch new products, sign new commercial partnerships with bio food chains (such as the existing ones with EcorNaturaSì and Eataly), pharmacies, hotels, and thematic parks, and increase its marketing and communication efforts.

Pneusmart

Seed Round in 2016
Pneusmart is a pan-european tyre retailer. It has offices in the Netherlands, Germany and Italy and is growing fast in all markets. Pneusmart provides an innovative solution to source tyres for both cars, vans and motorcycles. It provides a full service experience to consumers, delivering tyres to stations in its vast fitting network to ensure a smooth customer experience. The company is expanding fast into a complete car service solution.

YU TEST

Series F in 2016
Applause is a crowd-sourced digital quality testing enabling companies to deliver digital experiences to their customers. Software is at the heart of how all brands engage users, and digital experiences must work flawlessly everywhere. With 300,000+ testers available on-demand around the globe, Applause provides brands with a full suite of testing and feedback capabilities. This approach drastically improves testing coverage, eliminates the limitations of offshoring and traditional QA labs, and speeds time-to-market for websites, mobile apps, IoT, and in-store experiences. Thousands of leading companies — including Ford, Fox, Google, and Dow Jones — rely on Applause as a best practice to deliver high-quality digital experiences that customers love. It was founded in 2007 and is based in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States/

Rebag

Series B in 2017
Rebag, a destination for buying and selling the most coveted designer handbags, watches, jewelry and accessories, is an e-commerce company reimagining the role of luxury in the secondary market. Rebag has opened a world of endless access to luxury, with a unique business model that puts the seller first, offers upfront payment, and makes the resale experience smooth and clutter-free. Since its inception, Rebag has catered to a rapidly growing segment of consumers who are exploring ownership of luxury goods in a sustainable and affordable way. The company operates online and in stores, with locations in Los Angeles, New York, and Miami. Founded in 2014 by a team out of Harvard Business School, Rebag is backed by prestigious venture capital investors including General Catalyst, Novator, Crosslink, and FJLabs, and has raised $68m in funding to date. In 2020, Rebag was named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies. Rebag has been featured in the New York Times, Business of Fashion, VOGUE, TechCrunch, and more.

Soundreef

Series B in 2018
Soundreef ltd is an Independent Management Entity (EU Directive 2014/26/EU) listed in the Intellectual Property Office in the United Kingdom and can operate throughout Europe including Spain. Soundreef was founded to offer a viable alternative to the traditional Collective Management Organisation by combining innovative technology with personal customer service. Soundreef manages the rights of over 25,000 authors and publishers worldwide rewarding them with the fair, transparent and quick payment they deserve for the use of their musical works. Business users such as radio and tv broadcasters, digital service providers, live event organisers, theatres and cinemas, business establishments and music labels can obtain a mandatory license for the use of musical works managed by Soundreef. Soundreef ltd is incorporated in U.K. and owned by Soundreef S.p.A. , a company incorporated in Italy. Soundreef S.p.A. is the company that develops the technology and the content management platform used by Soundreef ltd to audit, collect and maximize royalties for Soundreef authors and publishers. The company process billions of transactions with a focus to improve data security and efficiency in the music industry. Soundreef S.p.A. controls also 100% of Soundreef publishing srl and 100% of Soundreef Media Services srl.

Soundreef

Series A in 2015
Soundreef ltd is an Independent Management Entity (EU Directive 2014/26/EU) listed in the Intellectual Property Office in the United Kingdom and can operate throughout Europe including Spain. Soundreef was founded to offer a viable alternative to the traditional Collective Management Organisation by combining innovative technology with personal customer service. Soundreef manages the rights of over 25,000 authors and publishers worldwide rewarding them with the fair, transparent and quick payment they deserve for the use of their musical works. Business users such as radio and tv broadcasters, digital service providers, live event organisers, theatres and cinemas, business establishments and music labels can obtain a mandatory license for the use of musical works managed by Soundreef. Soundreef ltd is incorporated in U.K. and owned by Soundreef S.p.A. , a company incorporated in Italy. Soundreef S.p.A. is the company that develops the technology and the content management platform used by Soundreef ltd to audit, collect and maximize royalties for Soundreef authors and publishers. The company process billions of transactions with a focus to improve data security and efficiency in the music industry. Soundreef S.p.A. controls also 100% of Soundreef publishing srl and 100% of Soundreef Media Services srl.

Mukako

Venture Round in 2017
Mukako is a Digitally-Native Vertical Brand of design products for children and parents. Their main product line, MUtable, sells in 30 countries and new lines are in pipeline for launch in the next 12 months. Their mission is to redesign children's bedrooms with products that grow with children.

Taboola

Series E in 2015
Taboola is a content discovery platform that connects people with content they may like but never knew existed. It is serving over 360 billion recommendations to over 1 billion unique visitors every month on some of the Web’s most innovative publisher sites, including USA TODAY, Business Insider, Chicago Tribune, and The Weather Channel. Headquartered in New York City with R&D in Israel, Taboola also has offices in Pasadena, London, and Bangkok. Publishers, marketers, and agencies leverage Taboola to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences.

SumUp

Venture Round in 2017
SumUp is a financial technology company that is set to become the first ever global card acceptance brand. The company enables businesses to accept card payments at the Point-of-Sale or on the go in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. SumUp is the only company to offer an end-to-end EMV card acceptance solution built on proprietary hardware and mobile apps. This unique offering enabled SumUp to rapidly expand into 16 markets, including the U.S., Brazil and Germany, making it the mPOS company with the largest global footprint. The company has gone on to develop a full suite of SDKs and APIs for third parties to integrate card payments into their mobile apps. SumUp has been backed by renowned investors, including Groupon, BBVA Ventures, Holtzbrinck Ventures and American Express. In April 2016 SumUp has merged with the mPOS company payleven to create the global leader in mobile payment.

ResQ Club Oy

Venture Round in 2017
ResQ Club is a Finnish company connecting sustainable restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores with consumers that appreciate eating affordable quality food. ResQ partners can drastically reduce their food waste with their proprietary location-based mobile and web service, as it enables consumers to find and rescue surplus food in their proximity. Every meal purchased via ResQ is one less meal thrown away, helping their urban communities to waste less and be more sustainable. They are on a mission to reduce food waste to zero at restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores. It's estimated that 10% of the already produced food in restaurants ends up in the trash instead of hungry mouths. On a global scale, this equals 11 million tons of food wasted every year.

Meritocracy

Seed Round in 2015
Meritocracy is a scalable employer branding platform that allows jobseekers to discover the work environment, people and facilities of the companies they want to work for before they even set foot in the office. Meritocracy adds value to companies by providing a cost-effective solution to improve employer brand: we build a beautiful page where companies can display professional photos of their workspace, culture and values along with the benefits they offer to employees; all this in order to attract top talents and make them aware potential hires.

Fraugster Limited

Series B in 2018
Fraugster Limited designs and builds anti-fraud and security systems. It offers artificial intelligence and behavioral analytics engine that helps users to foresee fraudulent attacks before they actually happen. The company also provides Fraugster Academy that offers courses ranging from coding classes, through forensic profiling workshops to talks by guest speakers. Fraugster Limited was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Leeds, United Kingdom.

Legami

Funding Round in 2016
R&D Srl manufactures and markets stationery, bags, diaries, and other accessories.

Artemest s.r.l.

Series A in 2018
Artimest serves as an online destination for timeless craft. You can meet Italy's finest craftsmen, explore their unique workshops, and find one-of-a-kind pieces. Artimest brings connoisseurs everywhere wonderful handmade products crafted by exceptional artisans in Italy. Artemest offers a unique shopping experience through curated editorial content and exceptional videos. Its team includes international experienced professionals coming from luxury retail, e-commerce and editorial. Explore the varied worlds of home décor, jewelry and fine art as they change in character from region to region, and observe each artisan in his workshop as he describes his process and worldview.

Uniwhere

Angel Round in 2018
Uniwhere UG (haftungsbeschränkt) develops a collaboration tool and career management platform for university students. The company's product allows students to manage their academic life and get support in taking decisions for their education. It offers a workspace where students can find reviews and data-driven recommendations, and a toolbox to organize their university experience. The company also develops and operates a mobile application to provide its services. Uniwhere UG (haftungsbeschränkt) was founded in 2015 and is based in Berlin, Germany.

BotSociety Inc.

Convertible Note in 2017
Botsociety allows designers and marketers to preview and prototype their next conversational interfaces. Conversational interfaces, such as voice assistants and chatbots, are the fastest growing interface since the introduction of the iPhone. We have grown 30% month over month in last 6 months; we have more than 200 paying customers including Accenture, Nike, Microsoft, PwC and others.

Andrew Alliance S.A.

Series C in 2018
Andrew Alliance S.A. engages in the development and commercialization of robotics for the life sciences sector. The company offers OneLab, a graphical drag-and-drop design interface to perform a liquid handling operation; Andrew+, a pipetting robot that uses conventional electronic pipettes; Pipette, a device controlled by cloud software for ergonomics and minimizing execution errors and traceability; and Andrew, a portable liquid handling robot that operates totally unattended manual pipettes in laboratories. It also offers Andrew Assistant, a protocol design software program to design, verify, and document biology protocols that require quantitative liquid handling. The company sells its robot directly and through a network of distributor partners in Switzerland and internationally. Andrew Alliance S.A. was founded in 2011 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland with an additional office in Boston.

Talkpush

Seed Round in 2017
Talkpush is making volume hiring fun and personal again. Talkpush is a recruitment platform that leverages the power of messaging and social media. The solution consists of Stanley, a recruitment chatbot compatible with Facebook and WeChat, which conducts interviews and an application management tool, which allows recruiters to evaluate and hire candidates faster than ever before.