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Finnish online yoga service Yoogaia goes global with $3M investment

Yoogaia, the world’s first interactive yoga studio, announces the closure of a $3 million seed investment round from Nokia Growth Partners, Inventure, Sanoma Ventures and Point Nine Capital. This new funding allows Yoogaia to continue with its international expansion, hire … Continue reading

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60 of Europe’s best FIWARE startups will pitch at FIWARE Startup Bootcamp in Athens

FIWARE, the leading European accelerator programme for technology startups in the sectors of the future internet, is organizing 2nd FIWARE Startup Bootcamp on 1-3 October 2015 in Athens, Greece. Also the 5th FIWARE Investment Forum in Athens is going to … Continue reading

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Sex life app UnderCovers secures six-digit funding and turns into a business

UnderCovers, an app for couples who like to try out new things in bed, just closed their first financing round. The Berlin-based company received a six-digit investment from a group of business angels. The app UnderCovers, which is available as … Continue reading

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Flower delivery startup Bloom & Wild secures £2.5m by MMC Ventures

The ‘flowers through the letterbox’ gifting company has closed a £2.5m Series A funding round, led by MMC Ventures, alongside existing angel investors – Samos, Indian outfit Catamaran Ventures and angel investor Scott Sage. Co-founders Aron Gelbard and Ben Stanway … Continue reading

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Local mobile marketplace Mila raises $3.22M

Today Mila, the location-based mobile community marketplace for tasks and errands, is announcing it has raised $3.22 million from a consortium of private Swiss and German technology investors, including Peter Zencke and Adrian Bult. Mila helps busy people get more of … Continue reading

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Carpooling.com partners with Daimler and plans expansion

Daimler AG is investing in one of the leading ridesharing networks, carpooling.com. The main shareholders of the Munich based ridesharing company will still be the three founders, as well as venture capital firm Earlybird. The capital investment (about $10 million) will … Continue reading

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Game developer MobileBits secures new funding

The Hamburg-based investor iVentureCapital has just acquired a share in the German development studio MobileBits. The young games company, whith offices in Hamburg and Hannover and was founded in 2009. The founding team and more than twenty employees concentrate on developing games for … Continue reading

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Russia’s Internet giant Yandex invests in Seedcamp

Russia’s leading search engine company Yandex has just announced its investment in Seedcamp, a London based early-stage seed investment fund and mentoring programme for IT companies. According to a representative of Yandex, the Russian Internet giant invested the maximum amount … Continue reading

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Spanish accelerator: Mola.com secures €1.2 million

Mola.com, a Palma de Mallorca based startup accelerator, has just completed a €1.2 million round of financing. The fresh capital will partly be used to invest in 7 brand new Spanish startups (WannaTaxi.com, Myntmarket.com, Mutant-Games.com, Matchball.com, Divescover.com, ReviewsReporting.com and TriaVIP.com. This … Continue reading

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Flattr receives €1.6 million in a new financing round

The Swedish “microtipping” startup Flattr has just announced a 1.6 million Euro investment from Passion Capital and the London based angel investor Federico Pirzio-Biroli. This recent funding values the young company now at 10 million Euro and will be used mainly … Continue reading

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