Oxygen Accelerator and Fiedler Capital partner to back the CEE startups

Yesterday, one of the Europe’s most known accelerators, Oxygen Accelerator, announced the launch of our new programme exclusively for CEE startups, backed by VC firm Fiedler Capital, starting in Spring 2015. The announcement was made live on stage at How To Web 2014 in Bucharest by Simon Jenner, Oxygen CEO alongside Robert, Walter & Jordan from Fiedler Capital.

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Stockholm-based Selfiejobs, the Tinder for jobs, launches and secures seed investment

SelfieJobs-logoA few days ago, Selfiejobs launched as a service that allows job seekers and employers to quickly find each other using smart phones. In conjunction with the Swedish launch, the Stockholm-based startup announced a seed investment round of € 108K led by angel investor and former Microsoft Nordic Director Jan Eric Ramstedt. The money will be used to foster launch and expansion.

Martin Tall, founder of SelfieJobs, stated: “First of all we love the swipe and like Continue reading

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Templafy from Denmark wins at Demo Fall and Olympics for Startups

Templafy, a Danish startup, won the Get in the Ring “Olympics for startups” in Rotterdam last Friday evening.

Templafy, founded in 2014 from Copenhagen, is the world’s first cloud-based template-management system. It simplifies management of enterprise Continue reading

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Home24 launches in Italy and presents H1-half-year figures

Home24, Europe’s largest online furniture shop announces shop launch in Italy and also presents half-year figures for the first half of 2014. Additional to the Italy shop launch, Home24 shows a very positive business development and continues to expand its strong market position throughout Europe and Brazil. Continue reading

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Ve acquires GDM Digital in $12 million deal to expand its digital advertising division

Today’s big news is that the UK-founded ecommerce conversion company Ve has acquired digital advertising company GDM Digital in a $12 million deal. The acquisition marks a major development in Ve’s expansion into digital advertising and the deal increases Ve’s client-base to more than 6,000 online businesses. Continue reading

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Hungarian success story: Prezi secures $57 million in a round led by Spectrum Equity

Prezi-logoPrezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences, announced today that it has received a $57 million investment from Spectrum Equity with participation from existing investor Accel Partners.

Founded back in 2009 in Budapest, Prezi plans to use this investment to accelerate its rapid global growth. The company also announced today that it has Continue reading

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Bitcoin poker platform Bitnplay to bolster security with Veridu’s help

Whenever money is exchanged online, most governments require the enabling service to know both parties in the transaction. This is primarily to avoid money laundering. In anticipation of this, Bitnplay has teamed up with Veridu and will be using the company’s social identification platform to help avoid money laundering and fraud going forward. Continue reading

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Copenhagen-based AllUnite raises €3 million from Northzone and Coop

AllUnite-logoAllUnite, the Copenhagen-based startup which offers free Internet and location-based marketing for retailers, has announced a €3 million Series A funding round led by Northzone and Coop.

Founded in September 2013 and launched in January 2014, AllUnite provides free Wi-Fi in commercial locations, such as supermarkets, shops and restaurants, in exchange for advertising space on customers’ mobile devices. Located at the base of the devices’ web browsers, Continue reading

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Oppex raises $1.5M and launches a search engine for sales opportunities

Oppex, a Helsinki-based startup company building a search engine for sales opportunities, launches with an announcement of $1.5M seed funding at the Slush 2014 conference.

Yesterday, Oppex, the world’s largest search engine for sales opportunities in the public sector that aggregates thousands of new tenders each day Continue reading

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Sharetribe raises $1M to help you create your own p2p marketplace

sharetribe-logoThe Finnish startup Sharetribe, which officially launches today at the Slush Conference, makes it easy for people to build their own marketplace and let their community buy, sell or rent any type of product or service. In addition to the launch, Sharetribe announced that it secured $1 million Continue reading

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