LeydenJar Technologies, a Dutch start-up originating from TNO that has developed battery technology based on 100% silicon anodes, has raised € 22 million in a new financing round for further development and upscaling. The capital was provided by a consortium of investors consisting of YARD ENERGY, Catalus Capital, Invest-NL, ING Sustainable Investments and Somerset Capital Partners together with a number of existing shareholders (including BOM, DOEN participaties and PVS Investments). We advised lead investor YARD ENERGY and the consortium of investors.
Visualfabriq has partnered with leading growth equity investment firm PSG. Visualfabriq’s SaaS platform supports global consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers in managing and optimizing their promotions and demand planning. Its solutions are designed to improve revenue growth management for the world’s leading CPG brands by integrating big data, AI and intuitive workflows. PSG is a leading growth equity firm that focuses on partnering with mid-market software and technology-enabled services companies. PSG’s investment aims to accelerate Visualfabriq’s organic growth and assist in future product development. We advised Visualfabriq and its shareholders on this transaction.
Betty Blocks, a leading enterprise no-code application development platform for citizen development, has raised $33 million in funding. The round was led by European Private Equity and Venture Capital investor SmartFin Capital. Also participating were existing investors Morse Investments and NIBC Bank. We advised Betty Blocks.
Dutch scale-up Orderchamp, the fast-growing wholesale marketplace for brands and retailers, has raised $20 million in growth capital for further expansion in Europe. The Series-A round is led by Prime Ventures. Existing investors henQ and a number of business angels also participate in the round. We advised Prime Ventures.
NET2GRID empowers with its product offering utilities and energy retailers by providing actionable insights to their end customers based on the real-time analysis of their energy usage data. At the heart of NET2GRID’s product portfolio sit its cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies that deliver unique energy insights and energy consumption predictions. We advised the Company and the founder on this funding round.
We advised Novish with its investment round in which it received growth capital from QRSP. Novish develops, produces and commercializes plant-based seafood products for the global retail and foodservice markets.
Rodeo Software, a fast-growing project management SaaS platform catering to the needs of SMEs in the creative industry, raised € 7.5 million growth capital to accelerate its global roll-out in an equity funding round from No Such Ventures, a new style investment firm headquartered in Amsterdam, and other shareholders. We advised Rodeo Software.
Wij advised SET Ventures with its investment in Trunkrs. The new financing round in which € 2,2 million was raised, was led by SET Ventures with participation of existing investor Ponooc. Trunkrs is conquering the Dutch market for same day and next day parcel deliveries at a rapid pace. Not only does the company offer fast and reliable deliveries, it also made it their mission to make parcel delivery sustainable.
We advised Cellpoint on its financing round, in which it raised growth capital from NanoDimension. CellPoint is active in the field of immuno-oncology and is developing a disruptive CAR-T production and supply model that allows cancer patients to be treated faster, more effectively and at lower cost.
We advised SMART Photonics, the independent foundry for photonic integrated circuits, who successfully raised a €35M equity investment round from a Dutch consortium of investors led by Innovation Industries. The funding will help SMART Photonics to accelerate the growth for photonic chip manufacturing. The funding round includes a contribution from the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) of The Netherlands through the Brabant Development Agency (BOM), as well as participations from KPN Ventures, PhotonDelta and existing shareholders.