Worth reading: ScreachTV, Toothpic, Copenhagen, The Family

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:

ScreachTV-logoThe Newcastle-based startup ScreachTV just has raised $2.5M in a round with VC firm Northstar Ventures, Hotspur Capital Partners and other strategic investors to accelerate the UK rollout. ScreachTV is a plug-and-play system that allows pubs/venues to create a personalised TV channel that can show special offers, social media posts (from Twitter, YouTube, etc.), news, as well as games that punters can interact with using their smartphones. Visit BetaRocket to find out more.

Toothpick-logoToothpick, an ‘OpenTable for dentists’, has quietly exited Beta, as well as expanding beyond its native UK to the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. The London-based startup is backed by Passion Capital and various angels, including the founders of AdJug. Read the full story on TechCrunch.com.

Copenhagen-startupsThe team of Podio put together a website plotting Copenhagen’s startups on a map. CPHstartups has a pretty cool take on the mapping concept, breaking down startups by coworking spaces, who is bootstrapping, who is funded, and who has exited. Find out more at ArcticStartup.com.

The-Family-logoLaunched earlier this year, the Paris-based startup accelerator TheFamily has announced a $250K round of funding. The seed round, which will be used to hire up to 4 people for the program and, notably, cover expenses like housing, includes  21 business angels and members of the tech community. Visit the RudeBaguette to read the full story.