ACE WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP - WEEK 40

October 9 – October 16, 2017

This week the news headlines came from our early and growth vehicles: Flirtey, Expa, Ross Intelligence and Leclanche. Starting with Flirtey delivering life-saving defibrillators by drone and Expa's new creation "Input". Moving on to the Series A funding round of ROSS Intelligence and finally, Leclanche welcoming the European Union’s plans to make battery storage central to Europe’s energy infrastructure.

1. Drones will deliver defibrillators to 911 callers to help treat cardiac arrest

Watch Flirtey deliver life-saving defibrillators by drone!  Check out this video for more information. 

2. One place for your most important work

Don't miss the chance to try Input, the latest creation from Expa, one of our portfolio companies! 

3. ROSS Intelligence secures US $8.7M Series A led by iNovia Capital

The Series A funding round adds to ROSS Intelligence's US $4.3 million seed round which was also led by iNovia Capital, with participation from ACE & Company, Y Combinator, Real Ventures, Denton's NextLaw Labs, Hedgewood, The Family, and LinkedIn's former Director of Engineering, Diego Basch. Read more.

4. Leclanché welcomes the EU's plans to make battery development and production central to Europe's energy strategy

Leclanché, one of our portfolio companies and the world’s leading energy storage solution companies, welcomes the European Union’s plans to make battery storage central to Europe’s energy infrastructure. Read more.