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Madrid-based recruiting platform Tyba acquired by Graduateland

Tyba, the Madrid-based platform for startup and technology company recruitment today announced that it has been acquired by Graduateland, a leading career network for students and graduates headquartered in Copenhagen. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in … Continue reading

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One fine acquisition: AccorHotels acquires onefinestay for $170 million to lead the luxury Serviced Homes market

AccorHotels, a leading global hotel operator, today announces the acquisition of onefinestay, a highend hospitality pioneer specializing in luxury Serviced Home rental in key worldwide gateways, for €148 million (~$170M) and makes a further commitment of €64 million to help … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, acquires EU-Startups.com for $2.5 million and moves to Berlin

Almost exactly 5 years and 5 months after the official launch, EU-Startups.com is announcing today that it has just been acquired by the TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. The American tech blog legend agreed to purchase 100% of Menlo Media, the … Continue reading

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twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, acquires Spanish competitor Adtriboo

twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, acquires Spanish freelance platform Adtriboo. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed yet. With the acquisition twago further consolidates its position in the European and Spanish-speaking markets, since several countries in Latin America … Continue reading

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French market leader Planet Cards acquires Rocket Internet daughter Bonnyprints

​Bonnyprints (Wunderkarten.de) has just been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Planet Cards will integrate Bonnyprints, and their shop Wunderkarten.de, into their product portfolio. This deal combines two

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Ustream acquired by IBM for $130 million in cash

Ustream, founded in 2007 by John Ham (US), Brad Hunstable (US), and Gyula Feher (HU), provides video streaming services to more than 80 million viewers / broadcasters and has just got acquired by IBM as it was now officially announced by IBM after a non-official article a … Continue reading

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Norwegian Visma Group acquires Finnish startup DigitalBooker

Visma expands its software portfolio with the acquisition of DigitalBooker Finland Ltd., one of the most popular SaaS-based online booking companies in Finland. DigitalBooker was founded by Henrik Kälstrom og Fredrik Rönnlund in 2007. The service is an online booking … Continue reading

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Quicket acquires BookitNow! to strengthen its travel app offering

Quicket, the all-in-one travel booking app developer, has acquired the technology assets from the Berlin-based hotel booking engine BookitNow! This acquisition (financial details were not disclosed) will enable Quicket’s

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Dublin-based healthcare marketplace WhatClinic acquires Toothpick.com

One of Europe’s leading healthcare comparison sites, WhatClinic.com, today announced its strategic acquisition of UK dental booking site Toothpick.com. The move will introduce the simplistic booking of Toothpick’s software to more than 11,000 UK dental clinics listed on WhatClinic.com – … Continue reading

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Baaam: Adidas acquires Runtastic for more than € 200 million

This kind of news is very rare, and the European startup ecosystem needs more of that sort: A large European company acquires a European startup for more than € 200 million. As the logos on the left indicate, I’m talking … Continue reading

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