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 publications:
The productivity startup Teamly recently announced an early investment from one of Yammer’s early team members and also a deeper integration with the service. The UK-company, which produces tools to help workers prioritize different tasks, has raised the funds from Elliot Loh (early Yammer-employee) and Ayaz ul Haque (partner, Exalt Capital). Read more on GigaOm.
German second-screen startup Wywy has just closed a funding round of €2.5 million. The fresh capital comes from Cipio Partners and other investors. Wywy is indeed acquiring the majority of shares in Cipio’s portfolio company Idioma Ltd, which specializes in broadcast TV monitoring and automatic detection technologies. Find out more and visit TNW.
Audiodraft, a Finnish audio crowdsourcing startup, has positioned its terms of service to allow more big name artists and professional producers to participate to the productions on Audiodraft, which is great news for their customers. Audiodraft enables companies to outsource their audio productions (jingles, music for games or videos…). Visit ArcticStartup to find out more.
Meetupcall, which today sees its official (re)launch, aims to become the “simplest and quickest way” to host and join a conference call. Its headline feature is the ability to arrange a conference in seconds, simply by adding an appointment to your calendar app, after which Meetupcall takes care of the rest. The UK-based startup was founded in 2009. Read more on TechCrunch.
This morning, VentureVillage received an email from FOUNDD CEO Lasse Clausen. The movie-recommendation platform (which recently launched) has already reached 1 million ratings. After positive press reviews last week, David Galloway’s enthusiastic post on Lifehacker this weekend pushed the web-based platform over the edge. Continue reading.
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