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Worth reading: Weekdone, Kabbee, Atomico, UseTrace, Xing, Azimo

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:

weekdone-logoEstonia-based Weekdone has won at the Scandinavian startup conference Slush and raised $200,000 led by KIMA Ventures. The young company offers a Software-as-a-Service solution for managers to help them monitor and manage their team. Learn more about Weekdone and visit GoalEurope.

Kabbee-logoThe London-based Taxi comparison service Kabbee has completed a £3.8m Series A funding round. Octopus Investments, whose past investments include Zoopla.com, Graze.com and SwiftKey led the round. Visit TechCityNews for more info.

ATOMICO-logoAtomico, 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 use mainly for later-stage rounds in startups to help them scale. Check out the full article on TechCrunch.com.

Usetrace-logoUseTrace, a web functionality testing tool with a human touch, raises €120K. The Helsinki-based startup let’s you teach it any step that you might want tested on a regular basis and then automatically tries to go through the process as your user would. Visit ArcticStartup for more details.

xing-logoAmiando 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-logoAzimo, the London-based social money transfer platform, rolled out its service in Germany and Ireland today. Azimo offers secure money transfers around the world at reduced rates – the company charges between one and two per cent of the transaction. Find out more on VentureVillage.eu.

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Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).

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