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Jobs of the week: SponsorPay, CupoNation, w0o0t

Be part of the sucess stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. From now on, we’re going to introduce you each week to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check … Continue reading

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Social data platform DataSift raises $42 million

DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, announced today it has secured $42 million in Series C financing led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors. The funding will be used to accelerate the company’s growth and … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding platform Seedrs announces European expansion

The London-based crowdfunding platform Seedrs can now be accessed by entrepreneurs and “crowd” investors throughout Europe. To help support the European expansion, Seedrs is raising £500,000 using its own platform, in return for an 8.81% equity stake in the growing business. Seedrs … Continue reading

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Lifecake raises $1.1m in seed funding led by Balderton Capital

Lifecake, a London-based startup that helps busy parents quickly organize and privately share photos and videos among family and friends, today announced it has raised $1.1 million in a seed funding round led by Balderton Capital. Since its creation in … Continue reading

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Student accommodation startup Uniplaces secures £700K

Uniplaces, the international website for student accommodation, has been backed with seed funding of just over £700,000 by Octopus Investments and the angel investors Alex Chesterman (Founder and CEO of Zoopla Property Group) and William Reeve (Chairman of Graze.com). Uniplaces … Continue reading

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Mapping startup what3words raises $500k and launches API

what3words today announced the closing of a $500k seed funding round from prominent angel investors including Guy Westlake – the Head of Marketing at shutl. The investment will be used to develop new ecommerce applications and other business opportunities. The London-based mapping startup … Continue reading

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TransferWise now transferring about €1.2 million a day

TransferWise, the international money transfer platform, has today revealed it is transferring over £1m a day for consumers and small businesses determined to bypass banks and their “hidden fees”. TranserWise was founded in 2010 by the two Estonian entrepreneurs Taavet Hinrikus … Continue reading

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Community marketplace ‘We Are Pop Up’ raises €497K

We Are Pop Up, the community marketplace that connects brands and businesses with short-term retail properties in the UK, has raised further funding of €497,000 – led by Arts Alliance with participation from UCL. The London-based startup was founded in 2012 … Continue reading

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Wayra, Seedcamp & Techstars join forces at Campus Party

Wayra, the global startup accelerator of Telefónica, today announced it will be hosting the “Start-Up Stage” at Campus Party Europe 2013. The stage will play host to some of the best accelerators in Europe, with Seedcamp and Techstars joining Wayra and Y-Combinator alumni … Continue reading

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Worth reading: Kreditech, Skimlinks, Zalando, Waymate, SBC

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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