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:
A few hours after we reported about this case, Apple has confirmed the reason why it kicked AppGratis out of the App Store: 2 rule violations, including one that prohibits displaying or promoting other apps, and another that prohibits using push notifications for advertising. Visit GigaOm.com to find out more.
London is about to get a shot in the arm as a hub for UK and European technology startups. The London-based fund manager + investor MMC Ventures has won a competitive tender from the Mayor of London to launch the brand new MMC London Fund. The new $16.8m fund is specifically focused on investment in London-based businesses and is a ‘matching fund’ alongside other VCs and Angels, so that pot will swell to $33.6m. Read more on TechCrunch.com.
Like any other business, the sports, health, and wellness sector needs new customers walking through the door. Helsinki-based SportSetter offers something that feels a little bit like the lead generation offered by daily deals companies, but with much less of the downside for small businesses. Today they also announce that they’ve raised €400,000 in Angel funding. ArcticStartup has the full story.
OnePageCRM, the Galway-based CRM software startup, has announced a €575,000 investment programme supported by Enterprise Ireland and other investors which will enable it to sustain growth. OnePageCRM is a cloud-based sales management application for SMEs with a worldwide proven method to greatly boost sales. Visit IrishDev.com to learn more.