Skyscanner acquires Hungarian mobile developer Distinction

Leading global travel search company Skyscanner is acquiring Distinction – a Budapest-based mobile app development company.

The acquisition of the 30-strong team of talented mobile designers and developers sees Skyscanner fast-track the growth of its in-house mobile team. The Distinction team brings experience of developing award-winning apps for the iOS, Android and Windows platforms.

The Budapest office will become Skyscanner’s main mobile hub, where the existing team will continue to be based. This will be supported by the creation of additional roles to drive the company’s mobile growth across Continue reading

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5 good reasons to attend the EU-Startups Conference

EU-Startups-Con-5-reasonsThe countdown is ticking! On the 7th of November, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the WERK1 in Munich. The event will take place between 2pm and 7.30 pm and we’re expecting up to 120 attendees. If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, here are 5 good reasons why Continue reading

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Bitmovin launches bitdash MPEG-DASH web player

Bitmovin has launched the official product website for the MPEG-DASH player bitdash. The bitdash players enable MPEG-DASH playback on any web browser using either HTML5 as well as Flash, depending on the browser and version, and even on mobile platforms using HTML5. Continue reading

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Private Chef marketplace La Belle Assiette raises €1.3M

La-Belle-Assiette-logoLa Belle Assiette, a Paris-based start­up, today announced an angel round of € 1.3 million. This new financing round brings La Belle Assiette’s total funding to € 1.7 million. According to the startup, the fresh capital will used to make key hires and fuel growth Continue reading

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KweekWeek Closes $3.25m Seed Funding Round

London-based event discovery, ticketing and management startup KweekWeek has closed a seed funding round of $3.25m. Continue reading

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BrainGaze set to improve ADHD diagnosis with three-year collaboration agreement

Barcelona-based eye-tracking startup BrainGaze announced yesterday the signing of a new three-year deal with the Maresme Health Consortium (CSdM) – the public body responsible the Hospital de Mataró along with five other hospitals and health centres in Catalonia, Spain. Continue reading

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Overview of the best coworking spaces in Berlin

Coworking-BerlinA coworking space is often the next step for solopreneurs or small startups that grew out of their home offices. Flexible as well as affordable terms make it possible to rent an office desk for one day, one months or more. As one of Europe’s biggest startup hubs, Berlin offers a large variety of flexible office spaces (80+). To ease your decision and to provide you with a short overview, we’ve compiled a list of the 11 coolest coworking spaces in Berlin. Here it is: Continue reading

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iPad-based sales platform orderbird secures $10M in a Series B funding round

orderbird-logoThe iPad Point of Sale (POS) provider orderbird today announced a $10 Million Series B funding round. It’s strategic main investor is ConCardis, a specialist in cashless payment. Alongside ConCardis there are also private investors from the US and Luxemburg as well as previous Continue reading

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ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator Invited 6 New Startups To Its New Batch

The fourth consecutive ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator started in September. From a total field of more than 300 applications, six start-ups qualified for the first-ever chance to utilize office space not only in Munich, but in Berlin Continue reading

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Breed Reply: an advanced incubator for startups delivering IoT solutions

Reply, a leading consulting, systems integration and digital services company with a solid tech expertise and market presence all over Europe and the USA, announces Breed Reply, a new advanced incubator for funding, accelerating and supporting the growth and establishment of ideas and startups around the Internet of Things (IoT) across Europe and the Continue reading

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