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 with some links to interesting articles by other publications:
Estonia-based Weekdone recently won the Scandinavian startup conference Slush and raised $200K led by KIMA Ventures. The young company offers a SaaS solution for managers to help them monitor and manage their team. Learn more about Weekdone and visit GoalEurope
The London-based Taxi comparison service Kabbee has completed a £3.8 million Series A funding round (Update – April 2023: The startup seems to be no longer in business under this website, and we therefore deactivated the original link). Octopus Investments, whose past investments include Zoopla.com, Graze.com and SwiftKey led the round. Visit TechCityNews for more info (Update – April 2023: The article seems to be not visible anymore, and we therefore deactivated the original link).
Atomico, the VC firm co-founded and led by Niklas Zennstrom (co-founder of Skype), has just announced its third and biggest fund, $475 million, which the firm says it will mainly used for later-stage rounds to help startups scale. Check out the full article on TechCrunch.com.
UseTrace, a web functionality testing tool with a human touch, has raised €120K. The Helsinki-based startup allows you to teach it any step that you might want, testing on a regular basis, and then automatically tries to go through the process as your user would. Visit ArcticStartup for more details (Update – April 2023: The article seems to be not visible anymore, and we therefore deactivated the original link).
Amiando users today have been alerted that the German event ticketing platform will be re-branding to Xing Events, after having been acquired by the “German LinkedIn” Xing almost three years ago. RudeBaguette has the full story.
Azimo, the London-based social money transfer platform, rolled out its service in Germany and Ireland today (Update – April 2023: The startup seems to be no longer in business under this website, and we therefore deactivated the original link). Azimo offers secure money transfers around the world at reduced rates; the company charges between 1-2% of the transaction. Find out more on VentureVillage.eu (Update – April 2023: The website seems to be out of use, and we therefore deactivated the original link).
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