Author Archives: Thomas Ohr

About Thomas Ohr

Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about business ideas and lives in Munich (Germany).

Social ad platform Glow Digital Media secures $7 million

Glow Digital Media, the social ad platform used by large mobile advertisers around the world, today announced that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding from Notion Capital and White Star Capital. Existing investors Project A Ventures and … Continue reading

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Eye-tracking startup Braingaze raises €336K to fuel growth

The Barcelona-based eye-tracking startup Braingaze just secured €336,000 of public and private money in the company’s first pre-seed round of funding since its inception in September 2013. The fresh capital will be used primarily for R&D, product development, patent expansion, … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: HitFox and Moosend

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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Online furniture startup Swoon Editions secures £4 million

Swoon Editions, a London-based ‘new design every day’ online furniture startup, today announced a £4 million Series A funding round to expand its business in the UK. Octopus Investments led the round with additional investment from Index Ventures. The transaction … Continue reading

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Awesome Slideshare presentations about the startup scene in Lisbon and Porto

Startuptour, the 1st travel agency for founders and startup community leaders, recently created two presentations about the startup scene in Lisbon and Porto. The slides give you a great overview of what is happening in the startup ecosystems of these … Continue reading

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IPO around the corner? Zalando reports operating profit in Q2

The European e-commerce giant Zalando continued to grow strongly in the second quarter of 2014. Today the company announced that it reached group revenues of € 1,020-1,060 million in the first half-year 2014 (first half-year 2013: € 809 million). The … Continue reading

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Fast growing ad tech company SponsorPay rebrands as Fyber

The mobile supply-side platform SponsorPay today announced that it has rebranded to Fyber. Headquartered in Berlin, Fyber enables publishers like GREE International, Glu Mobile, Cie Games and more, to integrate, manage and optimize all ad revenues sources through a single, unified … Continue reading

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tado°, the European leader in intelligent climate control, raises further €10 million

The smart thermostat startup tado° has closed a new round of financing, raising €10 million from current backers Target Partners, Shortcut Ventures, and other investors. tado°, which is based in Munich, is the European market leader in intelligent climate control for consumers. … Continue reading

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Customer recommendation engine Nosto secures $ 5.5M

Nosto, the Helsinki-based startup pioneering in e-commerce personalization, has secured $5.5 million in a Series A round of financing led by Wellington Partners with participation from existing investors Open Ocean Capital, SanomaVentures and Tekes. This new round of funding allows … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Seedcamp, Kreditech, articheck

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here … Continue reading

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