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2011-04-18 01:00:00

LONDON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading growth equity and venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has led a $8 million (GBP5m) financing round for Metaforic, a software company based in Glasgow and California which has developed products to combat piracy and hacker attacks. The funding round was supported by the company's existing investors Pentech Ventures and the Scottish Investment Bank's Scottish Venture Fund. Metaforic will use the funds to expand its...


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.