Silicon Photonics Company Sicoya raises 3.5 million Euros

Sicoya_LogoMunich-based venture capital firm Target Partners
today announced a €3.5 million Series A investment in Sicoya GmbH based in Berlin. Sicoya develops integrated silicon photonics based microchips for optical interconnects. Mobile devices, social networking, cloud computing and other applications like virtual reality technologies all require scalable data centers to keep pace with the ever-increasing demand for fast, reliable and cost-effective data interconnects. Sicoya’s unique product solutions comprise novel patented modulator concepts and co-integration of ultra-small optical and electrical circuits into one single chip. This next generation technology is suited to allow scalable, reliable and power efficient data interconnects outperforming legacy copper based solutions and first generation optical transceivers. Read more

Indoor Mapping Company NavVis Announces Funding

navvis logo_whiteNavVis GmbH announced that it had raised funds from new investors Target Partners and MIG Fund 15, a fund co-managed by existing investor’s HMW Emissionshaus AG and MIG Verwaltungs AG. The round will also see participation from existing investor MIG Fund 12 along with other existing investor BayBG and business angel investors. Read more

adjust Raises $17 Million

logo-adjustadjust GmbH announced on October 21, 2015 that it has received $17M in funding from Highland Europe. The funding round takes the company to a total of $30M raised since it was established in 2012. Over the past three years, adjust has expanded from its Berlin (DE) office to six additional cities: San Francisco (US), Istanbul (TR), Beijing (CN), Shanghai (CN), Tokyo (JP) and Sydney (AU). Read more