We’re delighted to announce our first investment in Italy as we partner with P101 to invest in the €3.6m Serie A fundraising round of Cyber Guru, a Rome-based cybersecurity training and awareness software startup tackling cybercrime by focusing on the human factor.
We are excited to back founder and CEO Gianni Baroni and the whole Cyber Guru team on their mission to strengthen the defence against social engineering attacks.
Despite increasing levels of technological sophistication, employees continue to practice unsafe behaviours that have made the human factor the principal attack vector by which cybercriminals…
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by Alberto Gómez, Managing Partner
42Crunch, a global leader in API security, announced today that it secured $17 million in Series A funding led by Energy Impact Partners and with participation from Adara Ventures. We initially backed this exceptional team at the seed stage just 11 months ago, and we are delighted to support them again in their Series A round.
APIs will become the #1 attack vector of cyberattacks by 2022 (Source: Gartner), yet many companies still lack API-specific security measures. …
by Ross Strachan, Principal, Adara Ventures
In May 2019, we launched our €80m third fund to continue backing the best early-stage enterprise tech founders in Europe.
Two years in, we’ve invested in eight phenomenal teams solving complex problems for the modern enterprise with their category-leading products.
Whilst their technologies and industry focuses may vary, there is a common thread that unites this portfolio: they are all founders with the vision, courage and capacity to execute.
Alberto Gomez, Managing Partner and Jorge Baron, Analyst @Adara Ventures
APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) are a set of functions and procedures that facilitate the safe, reliable and stable communication between two applications for the exchange of messages and data. Nowadays, APIs are everywhere, with 83% of all web traffic occurring via API.
Ross Strachan, Principal @Adara Ventures
U.S. and Portugal-based Apres this week announced the closing of a $1.5 million seed round to bring its explainable AI solution to market. We at Adara are delighted to back co-founders Matt, Subbu and the Apres team alongside Faber Ventures, Techstars and local angels.
Artificial Intelligence has the potential to transform the modern enterprise yet adoption is constrained due to an inherent lack of trust.
Alberto Gómez, Partner, Adara Ventures
4iQ, the leader in identity intelligence, and Alto Analytics, a leader in applying AI & data science to the digital public sphere, today announced the two companies have merged and rebranded as Constella Intelligence (“Constella”), effective immediately.
Constella launches shortly after 4iQ raised $35m in a Series C financing and will see Kailash Ambwani become CEO and Alejandro Romero (founder and CEO of Alto), take up the role of COO. Julio Casal, 4iQ founder, will become CTO of Constella.
Having first backed the business in their seed round in 2013, we’re delighted to continue partnering…
Rocío Pillado (Partner) and Jorge Barón (Analyst), Adara Ventures
IOMED provides Data Access for the Hospital industry by connecting and uniting clinical data worldwide. IOMED’s technology accelerates the reuse of clinical data in hospitals enabling them to structure and access patient data more efficiently, whilst maintaining authority over data access and usage. It also allows hospitals to provide a secure and fully anonymized environment for researchers and partner companies to analyze the data.
Rocío Pillado, Partner, Adara Ventures
We are excited to announce our recent investment in Quibim, a Digital Health startup from Valencia that provides a quantitative radiology solution for doctors and researchers. We were joined in the €8m fundraising round by Amadeus Capital Partners (co-lead), Apex Ventures, Partech and Crista Galli Ventures.
Nico Goulet, Managing Partner Adara Ventures
Scalefast, the digital commerce solution that is changing the way brands do direct-to-consumer (DTC) eCommerce, recently announced it had raised $26 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Xplorer Capital, Stereo Capital, FJLabs. Adara Ventures also participated in the round, alongside existing investors Benhamou Global Ventures and Crédit Mutuel Equity having previously backed the business in their Series A round in 2018.
We invest in boldly ambitious businesses, partnering with founders with vision, courage and the capacity to execute.