Quiqup, a London-based on-demand delivery startup, raises £20M Series B

 Quiqup, a London-based delivery startup that operates a ‘shop on your behalf’ app similar to Jinn in Europe or Postmates in the U.S., in addition to a growing B2B business, has raised £20 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Jobi Capital, a New York-based fund, with participation from Transmed, a leading distributor of fast-moving consumer goods, and existing investors. Read More

Menlo Ventures raises new $450M fund to back early consumer, enterprise and ‘frontier technologies’

 Silicon Valley VC Menlo Ventures has closed a new $450 million fund to invest primarily in early-stage “consumer, enterprise and frontier technologies”. The funding brings the firm’s total capital to more than $5 billion under management, while Menlo Ventures says the fund was oversubscribed with both new and existing limited partners. Read More

Decibel Insight scores $9M Series A for “digital experience analytics” tech

 Decibel Insight, a U.K. startup that has built “digital experience analytics” tech to help large companies understand how individual customers interact with its websites and apps, has raised $9 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Eight Road Ventures, with participation from John Simon, via his Ventureforgood investment entity. Read More