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VentureBeat

21 July 2014

Russian online travel market heats up with $7M international investment into OnlineTours

On Thursday Russia’s hot online travel market saw its third major venture funding operation in one month as OnlineTours, a […]

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24 June 2014

When I Work: A Company That Incubated Itself

Chad Halvorson thought he had it pretty good as far as high school jobs go in the blustery small town […]

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TechCrunch

30 May 2014

App Annie Acquires Competitor Distimo, Raises Another $17 Million From Existing Investors

Big news in the world of mobile analytics providers this morning: App Annie is this morning announcing the acquisition of competing firm Distimo, […]

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VentureBeat

20 May 2014

Russian e-commerce giant Ozon acquires stake in e-book store

Yesterday Ozon Holdings, one of Russia’s most established e-commerce players, announced that it acquired a stake in LitRes, the leader in […]

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TechCrunch

15 May 2014

Soldsie, The Service That Lets You Shop Via Facebook And Instagram Comments, Raises $4 Million

Soldsie, an e-commerce service enabling businesses to sell directly to their Facebook fans and Instagram followers through the comments section, has […]

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TechCrunch

11 May 2014

Layer Raises $14.5M, Hires iMessage, Facetime Pioneer Andy Vyrros As CTO

Communications platform for mobile and web apps and Disrupt SF 2013 winner Layer has raised $14.5 million in Series A […]

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TechCrunch

1 May 2014

Farfetch, An Online Marketplace For Designer Fashion Boutiques, Raises $66M

Farfetch, an online marketplace for independent fashion boutiques, has raised $66 million led by private equity firm Vitruvian Partners, with existing […]

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30 April 2014

OZON Holdings Announces $150 Million Investment from Sistema and MTS to Support Continued Company Growth

Moscow/London/New York – APRIL 29th, 2014 – OZON Holdings Limited (“Ozon Group” or the “Company”), Russia’s leading e-commerce group, today […]

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TechCrunch

30 April 2014

Social Travel Planner Trippy Relaunches As Q&A Service, Raises $3.5 Million More

Trippy, the social travel planner which first debuted back at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2011, is shifting away from the friends-only model with […]

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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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