Category Archives: Acquisitions

Blablacar acqui-hired Budapest based Autohop to expand in the region

Budapest based ride sharing platform AutoHop has just got acquired by BlaBlaCar, a well known car sharing service from France that had raised over a 100 million USD last year for expansion. AutoHop now becomes a part of BlaBlaCar while remaining its … Continue reading

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European VC-backed investments in tech companies at 4 year high in 2014 – summary of the CBInsights report

CBInsights is one of the best and most comprehensive Venture Capital databases I know. It helps tracking the world’s most promising private companies, their investors, their acquirers and the industries they compete in. CBInsights just published a data-driven review of 2014’s financing activity to … Continue reading

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Equity crowdfunding platforms and campaigns we liked in February

Equity crowdfunding is kind of disrupting the finance industry. Now, it is possible for individuals to invest, often along with experienced angel investors. Hunger to aim to invest in new Facebook or Skype type of companies is no longer privilege … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in central and eastern Europe in January

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen in January. The CEE has a lot of cheap and skilled talent. Often overlooked by big US and European investors, the region offers many good … Continue reading

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Madrid-based Ticketea acquires German Startup TodayTickets

Following the acquisition of Telémaco Sistemas and Telentrada, Ticketea have once again cemented its international vision with the acquisition of the German startup TodayTickets. The growth strategy has reflected the two fold growth of the company in 2014. As the … Continue reading

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Top deals seen in Central and Eastern Europe by the end of 2014

Here is my list of some interesting deals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), seen at the end of 2014. CEE has a lot of cheap and skilled talent. Overlooked by big investors, the region offers many good early and … Continue reading

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Ve acquires qunb in multi-million pound deal to expand Big Data analytics offering

After acquiring GDM Digital last week, UK-founded ecommerce conversion company Ve has announced that it acquired French data science company qunb in a multi-million pound cash and shares deal. The acquisition is aimed at significantly expanding Ve’s Big Data capability.

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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 … Continue reading

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Seedrs Acquires Junction Investments and Will Expand to the United States

Seedrs has just acquired Junction Investments, a California-based online investment platform, and is going to use this acquisition to expand to the United States. Seedrs, a company based in London that deals with equity-based crowdfunding, announced yesterday that it has … Continue reading

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Stockholm-based Videoplaza acquired by Ooyala

Stockholm-based Videoplaza, has been acquired by Ooyala, a subsidiary of Telstra, which powers video for hundreds of broadcasters and media companies. After having raised $17.4 million since being founded in 2008 and being in the increasingly-important market of video advertising, … Continue reading

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