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A selection of articles about our funds, partners and offices worldwide.

VentureBeat

23 April 2014

Fan TV will now let Time Warner subscribers ditch their crappy cable boxes

Time Warner Cable subscribers who are frustrated with the ancient, poorly performing cable boxes issued by the cable TV provider […]

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Gründerszene

15 April 2014

Holtzbrinck, Earlybird und Co pumpen 21,5 Millionen Euro in Auctionata

Das Berliner Online-Auktionshaus Auctionata (www.auctionata.de) hat in einer Series-B-Finanzierung 30 Millionen US-Dollar – umgerechnet 21,5 Millionen Euro – von allen seinen Altinvestoren […]

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TechCrunch

10 April 2014

Munchery Raises $28 Million From Sherpa Ventures And Plans Expansion To Seattle

Has there ever been a better time to be a startup focused on providing high-quality food to the hungry masses […]

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Reuters

25 March 2014

Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500 million

(Reuters) – The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest networks, for $500 million, […]

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VentureBeat

24 March 2014

PlayHaven/Kontagent reboot as Upsight, offering a single platform for game analytics and monetization

Three months after their merger, mobile marketing firm PlayHaven and analytics company Kontagent are rebranding their company as Upsight, which will […]

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TechCrunch

12 March 2014

Azimo Raises $10M Series A Led By Greycroft Partners To Expand Money Transfer Service

More evidence that the online money transfer space is heating up significantly, as startups aim to disrupt the banks and […]

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10 March 2014

Reelio Announces Seven­Figure Venture Round to Build “Match.com of YouTube”

Reelio announced Friday that it has raised a significant seven­figure seed round as it seeks to become “the Match.com of […]

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TechCrunch

10 March 2014

Reelio Raises “Seven-Figure” Seed Funding To Connect Advertisers And Creators On YouTube

Reelio, a startup that describes itself as “the Match.com of brands and creators on YouTube,” is announcing that it has […]

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TechCrunch

5 March 2014

TVSmiles Closes $7M Series A To Take Its Second-Screen TV Ad Loyalty Program Beyond German

Berlin-based startup TVSmiles, which has built a second-screen app-based loyalty program to encourage people to watch TV ads, has closed a […]

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Mashable

4 March 2014

Now You Can Search The World’s Fashion With a Photo

If you’ve ever coveted a piece of apparel worn by a coworker, a stranger on the street or sighted in […]

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VentureBeat

8 January 2014

ThisClicks helps managers schedule hourly shifts, picks up $4M investment

If you’re running a business that employs hourly workers, scheduling their shifts can be a major pain. Most solve that problem with a whiteboard […]

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The Next Web

27 December 2013

QuizUp trivia app for iOS now has more than 5 million players… and it only launched last month

QuizUp, the trivia app from Plain Vanilla Games, is celebrating passing its five million player milestone just weeks after it first […]

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PandoDaily

23 December 2013

HouseCall, the Uber for all your home services, raises $1.5M from e.ventures

Until recently, the best we could hope in home services was a directory of local  providers and accompanying collections of […]

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The Times

14 December 2013

Move over angry birds, this app is flying

The hit smartphone games Angry Birds, Temple Run and Candy Crush Saga are facing a formidable challenger. The addictive trivia app […]

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Business Insider

5 December 2013

This Is The Fastest-Growing iPhone Game Ever

Trivia app QuizUp has been on a tear lately.   In just three weeks, the trivia game for iPhone has […]

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