As the world emerges from the shadows of lockdowns of the last 16 months, consumers, starved for entertainment options out of the home, will be greeted with new and novel immersive experiences that fuse technology and groups together. Advances in motion tracking, touch screens, and sound technologies are making location-based entertainment solutions more compelling and attractive for those wanting to try something new. Electric Gamebox is a provider of social in-person multisensory gaming experiences designed to be enjoyed by groups of 2-6. The company currently has four locations that offer 30-60 minute experiences that are designed to collaborative and fun with plans for aggressive geographic expansion over the next few years. The Electric Gamebox experience requires a small physical footprint and the company plans to integrate into existing retail locations to increase its availability. Like Escape the Rooms, the gameplay is meant to be versatile for outings for groups of friends, dates, corporate team-building, birthday parties, etc. The company currently offers 6 games that it has developed with plans to bring more titles onboard including brand name franchises to enhance its experiential capabilities. Pricing for its London location starts at £9 for kids and £14 for adults for 30 minutes, making it quite accessible. London TechWatch caught up with CEO, Cofounder, and repeat entrepreneur Will Dean (founded Tough Mudder) to learn more about the inspiration for the business, how the company managed to expand despite lockdown during the pandemic, strategic plans, lastest round of funding from investors that include Philian, Brookfield Asset Management, Index Ventures, Project A, and ActivumSG.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 22/6/2021 featuring funding details for Caura and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 18/6/2021 featuring funding details for SearchSmartly, onHand, and much more.
The global online home décor market nearly reached $100B in 2020 and is expected to topple $350B by 2027. The pandemic reoriented how we view our homes and lockdowns led countless individuals to focus their attention and finances on improving the aesthetic of their living situations. Yellowpop is a direct-to-consumer home décor startup that’s hoping that LED neon signs will be a part of this increased shift. The company offers both custom options, where consumers can design their signs, and also from its collection, which includes limited editions co-produced with leading artists, designers, and creators. London TechWatch caught up with cofounder Jeremy Cortial to learn more about the inspiration that led to turning neon signs into art, the company’s strategic plans, recent funding round from Eutopia, and much, much more.
£140M+ in new London startup fundings announced! The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 17/6/2021 featuring funding details for Tractable, Beamery, and much more.
You turn on the TV to watch a sports event and you see a pristine pitch without thinking twice. But behind the scenes, there is a sophisticated system of turf science focused on mowing, fertilization, irrigation, seeding, and aeration. It costs in excess of $1M per year to maintain the average golf course. E-Nano is building a future where robots are used to monitor and control the process of maintaining sports fields and stadium pitches to bring these costs down and reduce the environmental impact of turf management. The company’s robotic solution integrates sensors, 5G, and AI to provide sophisticated analytics to optimize field maintenance. London TechWatch caught up with CEO Christian von Scheidt to learn more about how robots-as-a-service will modernize turf management, the company’s future plans, and initial fundraising efforts.
A busy day with 6 fundings and over £35M in fundings. The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 16/6/2021 featuring funding details for OTHERWORLD, Ophelos, and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 15/6/2021 featuring funding details for Coupay, Yellowpop, and much more.
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 14/6/2021 featuring funding details for Motorway, Dishpatch, and much more.
Over $160M in startup funding for Friday! The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for London startups for 11/6/2021 featuring funding details for Fresha, Copper, and much more.