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PingTune (formerly known as Tuneit), a London, UK-based music messaging app, raised £1m in funding. According to TechCrunch, backers included Rupert Hambro (Chairman of JO Hambro) and Dominic Perks (serial entrepreneur and investor). Led by CEO Henry Firth, the company provides iPhone users with a platform to share music with their friends from YouTube or […]

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Utrecht, The Netherlands and Cambridge, MA, USA-based investment firm Gilde Healthcare held the final close of its €145m ($200m) transatlantic growth capital fund. Gilde Healthcare III (GHC III) is backed by a mix of international corporate and institutional investors including public fund-of-funds, family offices, entrepreneurs and Gilde partners. The fund targets investment in innovative businesses […]

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Money Dashboard, an Edinburgh, UK-based smart account aggregation service that automatically analyzes online statements, raised £2.7m in funding. The round was led by Calculus Capital, with participation from branding agency ZAG, a division of the advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty. The company intends to use the funds to develop new services, enhance its technology platform […]

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Girnar Software Private Limited, a Jaipur, India-based provider of an auto marketplace and a comparison shopping platform, raised $15m in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital. In conjunction with the funding, Shailesh Lakhani, a principal at Sequoia Capital India Advisors, will join Girnar’s board. The company intends to use the funds to expand Founded […]

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addwish ApS, a Copenhagen, Denmark-based provider of wish list services for consumer and e-commerce providers, received a DKK10M (approximately $1.8m) investment from Sunstone Capital Technology Ventures. The company intends to use the funds for the international roll-out of its wish list solution, which is now used by more than 500 e-commerce shops. Co-founded in 2007 by Brian […]

fundingGermanyStart Upventure capital, a Hamburg, Germany-based luxury shopping platform, raised $2.4m in funding. Backers included DN Capital, b-to-v and some existing shareholders including Holger Hengstler (former GM of dress-for-less), and Heiko Hubertz (Bigpoint). The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow in Germany and expand internationally. Founded in 2011 by Mathias von Bredow, Luxodo […]

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Sounday, an Italian digital music startup, raised €2m in funding. Principia Sgr made the investment. The company is using the funds to expand operations. It also announced the acquisition (100%) of Kiver Digital, a distributor of digital content with over 150 labels, 6,000 artists and 45,000 songs and 50 channels. Following the deal, Kiver and […]

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Elihuu, a Denver, CO- and Oakland, Calif.-based developer of a platform that connects product designers with manufacturers, raised $30k in funding. Backers included a group of University of Colorado Boulder graduate students via the Deming Center Venture Fund (DCVF). The company intends to use the funds to develop and expand its tool. Led by Dorian […]

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FlatClub, a London, UK-based online accommodation network for university alumni and students, raised $1.5m in funding. Backers included MLC50, Professor Eli Talmor of London Business School and David Wolfe of BrandJourney and InterCapital. Wolfe will join FlatClub’s board. The company intends to use the funds to increase the number of listings (from 10,000 to 30,000 […]

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Wire Labs, a Seattle, WA-based developer of a mobile messaging app, raised $1.8m in seed funding. According to TechCrunch, Backers included Vulcan Capital and some angel investors including Spencer Rascoff, Erik Blachford, Owen Van Natta, Mike Slade, Bruce Jaffe, Hank Vigil, Fritz Lanman, among others. Co-founded by ex-Amazon engineers Piragash Velummylum and Jordan Timmermann, Wire […]

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According to reports, Aujas Networks, an Indian information risk management services company, closed its Series B funding round. The amount was not disclosed. Backers included IDG Ventures, Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund and IvyCap Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Girish Gupta, CEO of Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund, and Vikram Gupta of IvyCap Ventures, will join […]


According to local reports, Nubelo, a Barcelona, Spain-based online employment platform, raised €1m in funding. Backers included Caixa Capital Risc, Finaves and new and existing individual investors. The company intends to use the funds to expand its marketing and sales efforts and consolidate its global growth (it is currently present in Argentina, Chile, Perù, Mexico, […]

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Athos, a Redwood City, CA-based developer of wearable workout technology that tracks things like muscle productivity, raised $3.5m in seed funding. The backer was Social+Capital Partnership. The company is using the funds to continue to build the technology. CO-founded by Dhananja Jayalath and Christopher Wiebe, Athos develops products for the fitness market to track muscle […]

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Playrcart, a London, UK-based developer of a platform to market, promote, distribute and retail products, raised £165k in equity crowdfunding. 42 investors acquired a 13.2% stake in Playcart via Crowdcube. The company intends to use the funds to develop mobile and tablet applications, creates secondary verticals, and cover server and hosting costs. Founded by Glen […]