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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.

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By SONAE

Google Fund invests 1.6 million euros in Portugal

November 2016 SONAE Google Fund invests 1.6 million euros in Portugal Google invests again in a second support round through the Innovation Fund “Digital News Initiative”. With the DNI, Google had pledged itself to spend 50 million euros a year, during three years, in the modernization of the European media — empowering them in the areas of new products, investigation and formation. In the first round there had been attributed a financing of 27 million euros, summed with the announced values in the second round (24 million euros available for 124 projects of social communication, in all Europe), the DNI fund already distributed 51 million euros in which the considered criteria to select the winners were on impact, innovation and viability. In Portugal, were attributed 1.58 million euros to six Portuguese projects of digital journalism, among which the Plataforma de Meios Privados (900 thousand euros), an association of private media...
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By SONAE

Was it as good for you as it was for me?

November 2016 SONAE Was it as good for you as it was for me? “Sábado” evaluated the real impact of the Web Summit and, to that end, it spoke with some of the companies that attended the summit, namely us as Sonae IM. Between pitches, visit cards, new connections and meetings, the event was a great success, and the recipe was simple: joining entrepreneurs and investors in a big bowl (Meo arena and FIL). This was a tremendous opportunity for the Portuguese entrepreneurial environment, and many Portuguese startups and investors acquired a special relevance and acknowledgment from big companies and other players in the overseas. For us as Sonae IM the opportunity to be in contact with all these tech companies and startups (1.490+) made us one step closer to our objective as Alexandre Santos says in an interview to “Sábado”: “Alexandre Teixeira dos Santos, Director of Portfolio Development at...
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By RETAIL TECHNOLOGIES

Sonae IM invests in StyleSage’s Series Seed $ 2 Million USD Round

October 2016 RETAIL TECHNOLOGIES Sonae IM invests in StyleSage’s Series Seed $ 2 Million USD Round Sonae IM, Sonae’s Corporate VC, invested in StyleSage, an US-based machine learning and image recognition company that delivers data-driven insights to retailers and brands to help them get ahead of competitors. Sonae IM participated in the $2 Million USD Series Seed investment round, led by US investor Trammell Venture Partners, an existing StyleSage investor, joined by other existing investors. StyleSage is a predictive analytics and real-time sales optimization platform that enables brands to price, design, and buy new products in the fashion, home and beauty sector. Every day, StyleSage pulls product data from competitors’ ecommerce websites from around the world. Then, with groundbreaking technology in machine learning and visual recognition, StyleSage cleans, organizes, and analyzes the massive amounts of collected data into a cloud-based dashboard that empowers brands and retailers to make informed, data-driven...
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