Charitable fundraising app uBack scores $2M to revolutionise charitable giving

Charitable fundraising app uBack scored a $2M seed funding round yesterday, a significant milestone for the company. uBack, which is aiming to bridge the gap between personal and corporate charity by offering a number of services to streamline "giving" by blending technology and charity together to lower the barrier to entry of donating, was founded in October, 2014 and has been gradually gaining…

HyperTrack gains $1.5M capital injection in seed funding round lead by Social Capital

HyperTrack, a location stack solution for an on-demand world, raised $1.5M in a seed round this week in a funding round lead by Social Capital. By reducing the complexity of building and operating location infrastructure to just a few easy APIs, Hypertrack is hoping to revolutionise location tracking through hyper accurate (and low battery consumption) location tracking. In a world…

Timekit secures $1.7M to help you create your own booking system!

The round has been led by Connect Ventures who primarily invest in early mobile, the Internet and digital media businesses. The Funds will be allocated to help to grow the team and to improve product offerings. Timekit allows customers to create and manage bookings, allowing syncing with calendar providers and programmatically accessing their simple API. The company is trying to…

POPS! Diabetes Care nets $1.2M in seed funding to help empower diabetic patients

POPS! Diabetes Care, a meditech company aiming to improve the quality of life for diabetic patients by bringing technological revolution to diabetes management, has raised $1.2M in seed funding this week from healthcare innovation backer TreeHouse Health. POPS!' solution offers an integrated blood glucose meter that fits on the back of your phone, a mobile app to enhance self-management, and a web…

Spoiler Alert closes $2.5M in seed funding to tackle food wastage in the US

Spoiler Alert, a scalable technology solution to help companies across the United States (and in the future, worldwide) manage food wastage has raised $2.5M in seed funding this week in a funding round led food-VC specialists Acre Venture Partners. Working with food businesses, farms and nonprofits to create or recover value from surplus food and organic waste, Spoiler Alert offers a scalable…

Ad Lightning scores $2M in seed funding – can they crack bad ads?

Ad Lightning, an adtech company targeting ad quality for publishers, raised $2M in seed funding from Sinclair Digital Ventures today. Ad Lightning, which is a self-described "business-intelligence" service for digital publishers, offers a number of ad quality tools to help publishers identify adverts which impede user experience. Since the boom of digital web advertising, a huge amount of websites have been…