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November 2022

Probely raises 7.7 million euros in Series A round

Probely, the premier cloud-based dynamic application security testing solution, closed a 7.7 million euros Series A round.


Inovretail – Growth in the Retail Analytics Space

January 2017 RETAIL TECHNOLOGIES Inovretail – Growth in the Retail Analytics Space Extending the boundaries of possible “Imagination is more important than knowledge for knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” Albert Einstein I always found this quote from Albert Einstein mind opening. A theoretical physicist, someone who devoted his life to the expansion of our knowledge of the universe, so adamant about the notion that to be able to truly innovate and outgrow the boundaries of our current knowledge, one has to have the power of imagination! It sounds so simple, but the reality is that it implies thinking outside of what’s deemed possible, which couldn’t be more fitting with what we’ve been working hard to do at Inovretail since our inception. From Business Intelligence to Predictive Intelligence Back in...
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Can you dodge bullets?

December 2016 SONAE Can you dodge bullets? Great poker players are usually focused on a specific game format – the one they are best at playing and making money – while strictly managing their finances to decide at which level they will be playing, according to their total bankroll. In the investment world, the story isn’t much different. The game format working as a metaphor for asset class, sector or geography and bankroll for determining the stage one will be entering. One of the key rules to become a great investor is to have a solid philosophy and enough discipline to stick to it. They work as a cornerstone to which investors make investment decisions. In its definition, investors project their beliefs about how markets work and how individuals who constitute it behave. These beliefs can save from situations such as this one. On the other hand, an investment strategy...
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Sonae IM invests in Portfolio Expansion

December 2016 SONAE Sonae IM invests in Portfolio Expansion Sonaecom, SGPS, S.A. (“Sonaecom”) announces that, on this date, its affiliate Sonae Investment Management – Software and Technology, SGPS, S.A. (“Sonae IM”), has reached an agreement with NOVO BANCO, S.A., and its subsidiary ES TECH VENTURES, SGPS, S.A., to be the leading investor in a transaction involving the acquisition of the participation units in 3 venture capital funds from Novo Banco: Fundo de Capital de Risco Espírito Santo Ventures Inovação e Internacionalização (ESV I + I); FCR - Espírito Santo Ventures II (ESV II) and Fundo de Capital de Risco Espírito Santo Ventures III (ESV III). The completion of this agreement is conditional, inter alia, upon the necessary legal and/or regulatory approvals, namely from the Banco de Portugal. With this transaction Sonae IM will reinforce its portfolio namely through sizeable stakes in leading edge companies such as Outsystems and Feedzai, both...
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