Worth reading: Zimory, SBC 2013, Founder2Be, Shazam

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:

ZimoryCloud infrastructure-as-a-service startup Zimory has raised a round of funding ($20 million) from the financial services giant that runs the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse, as well as Deutsche Telekom’s venture arm T-Venture. Visit GigaOm to find out more.

startupbootcamp_logoThe final 11 startups of the latest selection process for Startupbootcamp Berlin have just been announced. They will now go on to the 3-month accelerator program to develop their ideas and products (from unborn baby monitoring and film location discovery to messasge translation and a universal inbox). Learn more about the selected candidates and visit SiliconAllee.com.

founder2b-logoFounder2be, the Helsinki-based co-founder finding network, is now operating in more than 100 countries, having expanded to accept would-be co-founders living in Africa and Australia. Oliver Bremer, told TechCrunch it now has more than 15,000 registered users. In January of 2012 he told EU-Startups.com in an interview about “over 6,000 founders2b2.

Shazam-logoThe London-based Music and TV discovery service Shazam has closed a new $40 million round of funding. Shazam, which now has 325 million users, initially began as a service that allowed you to recognize and determine what you were listening to using the audio. Check out the full story on TechCityNews.com.