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January 2024

Reblaze Technologies Becomes Part of the Link11 Group

Reblaze Technologies, a leading international provider of cloud-native web application and API protection (WAAP), becomes part of the Link11 Group.


Habit raises €5.2 million to accelerate momentum globally

November 2022 EMERGING TECH Habit raises €5.2 million to accelerate momentum globally SixThirty, BiG Start Ventures, Iberis and Bright Pixel Capital – Sonae composed a €5.2M financing round to expand Habit’s capacity and keep the accelerated growth of their embedded insurance product in Europe and Latam. Habit is the only platform which includes a single insurance distribution API and an Orchestration Engine which, independently of the insurer and insurance product, provides distribution partners with full control over the policy lifecycle as well as offloads major IT effort and, enabling an incredible fast go-to-market. Habit has a significant focus in Telcos, having its platform certified and ready to integrate with telco’s existing IT infrastructure, allowing advanced features such as contextual sales (leveraged by telco’s core data) or high premium collection rates, by instructing the telco’s billing systems when and to whom charge which premium. "Habit played a very important role in...
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Probely raises 7.7 million euros in Series A round

November 2022 CYBERSECURITY Probely raises 7.7 million euros in Series A round Probely, the premier cloud-based dynamic application security testing solution, announced today that it closed a 7.7 million euros Series A round co-led by Iberis Capital, a Portuguese venture capital with around 300 million euros in assets under management, and Semapa Next, a Lisbon-based venture capital firm that invests in Series A and B rounds in European-based companies. The international investor specializing in cybersecurity, TIIN Capital, as well as current investors Bright Pixel Capital (former Sonae IM), Caixa Capital, Portugal Ventures, and EDP Ventures, also participated in the funding round. “Our team of co-founders came from an Application Security team. We all experienced first-hand the hard task of scaling application security testing.”, Nuno Loureiro, CEO, and co-founder of Probely explains. “Given the shortage in Security professionals, it can only scale if you shift security testing left, allowing developers to...
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Centric Software Acquires StyleSage

November 2022 EXITS Centric Software Acquires AI-Powered, Competitive Benchmarking Solution, StyleSage StyleSage adds price and product trend insight to the Centric Software Platform. Centric Software®, the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Planning market leader, is pleased to announce the acquisition of StyleSage™, a company offering AI-powered tools for competitive assortment benchmarking, and price and product trend insights. Centric Software, provides market-driven innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source and sell consumer goods such as apparel, footwear, sporting goods, furniture, home décor, cosmetics, food & beverage and luxury to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals. The retail landscape has never been more multifaceted than it is now – the current economic flux and supply chain crunch coming off the heels of the pandemic have led consumers to be prudent and discerning. Comparing prices is now standard as is paying more only for a compelling product. Retailers and brands are...
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