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Pocket concierge GuestU receives $1.1m seed funding from Portugal Ventures

Founded in the beginning of this year by Euclides Major, London-based GuestU provides apps with personalisation algorithms to help hotels/hostels, guesthouses and short term rentals create their own concierge service. Today, the young company announced it has raised $1.1 million … Continue reading

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Podcasting platform Acast secures Series A funding to boost its growth and expasion plans

Acast, the Stockholm and London-based full service podcast platform that allows users to discover and share on-demand audio content enhanced with videos, images and links, announced today the closing of its Series A funding round. This includes an investment of … Continue reading

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Doc booking platform Zesty secures $7.2M to expand across Europe

Zesty, a leading platform in the UK for consumer healthcare, today announced the successful completion of its $7.2 million Series A financing. As if we knew it: In January 2014 we introduced you to Zesty as one of 5 UK-based … Continue reading

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London-based brain training app Peak closes $7M Series A Round

Peak, the fast-growing mobile-first brain training company, today announced the closing of a $7 million Series A funding round led by early investors of Spotify Creandum, alongside existing investors DN Capital, London Venture Partners (LVP) and Qualcomm Ventures. As Apple’s … Continue reading

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Techstars backed Barclays Accelerator enroll second cohort

Ten companies will begin the intensive thirteen-week Barclays Accelerator programme in London this week. Aimed at fintech companies, the programme will consist of mentoring, networking and development. ​The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, received applications from over 60 countries worldwide. … Continue reading

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VoIPstudio – a powerful and easy to use cloud telephone system (Sponsored)

Over the weekend I took some time to check out VoIPstudio, a cloud telephony service enabling flexible yet secure connections between users and business entities. You might think there are better things to do on weekends, but the time was definitely … Continue reading

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5 British startups to look out for in 2015

In the beginning of this year, we took a look at major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to watch out for in 2015. In the case of the Great Britain, … Continue reading

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Legal marketplace Lexoo secured $400k to help you lower your legal fees

The recent seed round was secured from startup catalyst Forward Partners and Jonathan McKay (Chairman of Just Giving). The London-based startup lets businesses get multiple fixed price quotes from hand-picked lawyers, saving businesses an average of 46% on legal fees. … Continue reading

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Recruitment software provider Invenias secures $2m in a round led by MMC

Invenias, a leading provider of software solutions to the executive search and specialist recruitment sector, has completed an additional funding round led MMC Ventures. Raising an additional $2 million is taking the total external funding raised to $4 million. The … Continue reading

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4th Office raises over £2.3m with promise to end email overload

4th Office, a London-based company which fights against email overload, has successfully raised a second round of funding (£2.3 million). This recent round was led by new investors RSG Capital and Ben White with participation from existing investor Notion Capital. … Continue reading

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