Conversocial inks $11 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

New York City-based Conversocial, a provider of social customer service solutions, has secured $11 million in funding. Dawn Capital led the round with participation from previous backers Octopus Ventures and Draper Esprit.


Octopus unveils new $140 mln fund

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Octopus Ventures is launching a $140 million fund. Octopus Zenith Opportunities II LP will focus on backing later-stage European startups. Bluetower Associates LLP served as advisor to Octopus on the fund.


Secret Escapes Secures Funds Led by Index Ventures

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

Secret Escapes, an online luxury travel club, has secured 8 million pounds ($12.9 million) of new funding. Index Ventures led the funding round with participation from existing investors Octopus Ventures and Atlas Venture. Torch Partners advised Secret Escapes on the fundraising.


Octopus Names Lardieg And King To Its Venture Team

By Mark Boslet — 3 years ago

Octopus Investments said it named Frederic Lardieg and Simon King to its ventures team. Lardieg was previously a principal manager at Vodafone. King was a research scientist at Imperial College London. PRESS RELEASE Octopus appoints Frederic Lardieg and Simon King to its growing Ventures team Octopus Investments, the investment management company, today announces that Frederic […]


Octopus Ventures Backs GetOptics

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

GetOptics Ltd., a UK-based online provider of contact lens and eye care products, has raised £1.355 million from Octopus Ventures. The investment helps create GetOptics, via a merger of GetLenses and PostOptics.