Category Archives: UK-Startups

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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Jobs of the week: FlyVictor and LoyaltyLion

Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. For a complete overview, make sure to check … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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TheFashion.com raises $1.7M to expand to Northern Europe

TheFashion.com, a discovery platform that aggregates a multitude of fashion sites into one online destination, has closed a $1.7 million seed funding round led by North East Venture Capital and The Danish Growth Fund. Based in London and Copenhagen, the fashion startup … Continue reading

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GeoSpock secures $1.25M in funding and joins TechStars

GeoSpock today announced a seed investment round of over $1.2 million. The investment comes from a group of UK-based entrepreneurs. In addition, GeoSpock has received £74,000 investment as part of its entry into the TechStars London Winter 2014 programme. Lasting … Continue reading

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Laundry app ZipJet launches in London

ZipJet, Rocket Internet’s new laundry service, launched in London today. The new startup is aimed at liberating Londoners from the tedious task of laundry – their job is to pick your dirty clothing whenever and wherever you like and return … 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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Tech startup TransferWise marks the end of traditional bank fees for Halloween

Halloween is approaching and over a hundred skeletons marched yesterday through the City of London to mark the end of hidden bank charges.

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