Deal Round-up 07/06/01

CR&T gets talking, Mykindaplace gets the second round, Bryan, Garnier leads the way on SCORT

CR&T Ventures buys into speech recognition

CR&T Ventures, the Swedish VC firm, and the Swedish Industrial Development Fund are investing a total of SEK 7 million in speech recognition company Voxi.

CR&T Ventures and the Swedish Industrial Development Fund are investing SEK 3.5 million each, with an option to increase ownership in the future. The capital injection will used for market establishment and recruitment of new corporate management.

Mykindaplace raises ThoseKindaFunds, a website for teenage girls, has its closed its second round of funding. The backers include round one investors BskyB and Eurovestech.

The company raised approximately £2m in its first round of funding but has not disclosed how much has been raised in this round. The company said it plans to reach profitability by this September.

Bryan, Garnier leads placement for SCORT

Bryan, Garnier has led a second round E5m placement of equity financing for software development company SCORT.

Investors in this round include Siparex Group and Turenne Capital Partenaires, who join AXA Private Equity, Natexis Ventech, PLS Venture Capital Partners and Union Européenne de CIC. The funds will be used for the company’s European roll-out.