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 acquired Junction Investments. 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. Continue reading

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Awesome Slideshare presentation about the startup scene in Amsterdam

Startuptour, the 1st travel agency for founders and startup community leaders, recently created a nice presentation about the startup scene in Amsterdam. The slides give you a great overview of what is happening in the startup ecosystem of the Dutch capital:

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Adsquare raises $4.3 million in Series A financing round from Target Partners

Adsquare, Europe’s leading platform for mobile audience targeting, has raised a Series A round of $4.3 million from venture capital firm Target Partners.

Adsquare’s Series A financing will serve to accelerate the Berlin Continue reading

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Media giants NYT and Axel Springer invest € 3 Million in Dutch Startup Blendle

Dutch start-up Blendle announced today that it received € 3 million in a Series A financing round from Axel Springer Digital Ventures and The New York Times Company to help the company accelerate our international growth plans.

If you didn’t know, Blendle operates a digital kiosk selling individual articles from newspapers and magazines to internet users. The company was Continue reading

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Along with MBAM and ABAN, EBAN launches Business Angels Week 2014

EBAN launches Business Angels Week 2014 with MBAN and ABAN to create world’s largest cross-border Business Angel event and celebrate Global Business Angel Day.

EBAN, pan-European representative for the early stage investor community, gathering 146 member organisations 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, Videoplaza announced today Continue reading

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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. 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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