The UK recession ploughs on but here are three home-grown digital businesses that announced seven-figure VC funding deals on Monday despite the downturn…
– eCommera: The e-commerce service provider to the retail industry has won £5 million in second-round funding led by Frog Capital and joined by West Coast Capital. The company helps run online shopping platforms for 20 large-scale retailers including ASDA and House of Fraser. The money is going towards building geographic reach. Release via PeHub.
– GetOptics: Following the success of Glasses Direct, online contact lense retailer Get Optics has received £1.35 million from Octopus Ventures. The new company, formed as a result of the funding, is a merger of GetLenses and Post Optics. Release via peHub.
– Nojira: Celluar and broadcast network transmission provider Nojira has raised £10 million in a fourth VC round led by Environmental Technology Fund. Release from peHub.