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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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Job search: Adzuna secures £500k from Index Ventures

Adzuna, a London based startup which created an innovative job search engine, has today announced it has raised £500.000 investment financing from Index Ventures, The Accelerator Group and existing investors including Passion Capital. The latest funding follows a seed round (£300,000) last year … Continue reading

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9flats: T-Venture leads multi million € investment

9flats, one of the leading European providers of private short-term rentals, just announced that it has completed a major investment round led by T-Venture, the Venture Capital arm of Deutsche Telekom AG. Conrcrete financial details of this deal were not … Continue reading

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File-Sharing: Atomico invests €350k in Ge.tt

Ge.tt, a simple browser-based file transfer service out of Denmark today announced a €350,000 investment from Atomico, the venture capital firm of Skype founder Niklas Zennström. The investment followed an entrepreneurship competition organised by Venture Cup in Denmark, which the … Continue reading

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