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Voice-Based Social Media Platform Bubbly Acquired By Altruist Group

 Bubbly, the voice-based social media network, has been acquired by India-based Altruist, which provides telecom services in Europe, Africa, and Asia. The terms of the deal were undisclosed. Bubbly, which was known as Bubble Motion before rebrandi…Read More…

  • By Catherine Shu
  • Posted in Software
  • Also tagged Acquisition, Altruist, Asia, bubbly,

PonoMusic Raises More Than $6M In Equity Crowdfunding In One Week

 Neil Young’s startup PonoMusic became the fourth-most funded project on Kickstarter back in April, when it raised $6.2 million on a goal of $800,000. The project now has raked in an additional $6 million in equity funding from a Crowdfunder campaign. Read MoreRead More…

  • By Julian Chokkattu

Restaurant Discovery Service Zomato Eats Its Way Into Central And Eastern Europe With Two Acquisitions

 Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery service that’s raised a whopping $55 million in VC, is adding a presence in Central and Eastern Europe by means of two local acquisitions. Read MoreRead More…

Felicis, Horizons Ventures Pour $3 Million Into The Vessyl Smart Cup

 Mark One, the company behind the Vessyl smart cup, has today closed a $3 million seed round co-led by Felicis Ventures and Horizons Ventures The Vessyl is a cup that tracks your liquid consumption throughout the day, not only by volume but on a molecular level to monitor overall nutrition. When you’re in need of…Read More…

Hightower Raises $6.5M Series A For Its Commercial Real Estate Platform

 Hightower, a “command center for commercial real estate,” today announced that it has raised a $6.5 million Series A round led by its existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Thrive Capital. Previous investors RRE Ventures, Red Swan Ventures, David Tisch, Lee Linden and Brandon Shorenstein also participated in this round, which comes just eight months…Read More…

  • By Frederic Lardinois
  • Posted in Software
  • Also tagged commercial real estate, Hightower, real estate,

Concert Giant Ticketfly Acquires Last-Minute Ticket App WillCall

 WillCall is a pretty concert app, but its weakness was a lack of deals with venues to get tickets to sell. Well no more, as today it was acquired by Ticketfly, the second-biggest concert ticket seller in America, which has relationships with thou…Read More…

  • By Josh Constine

Cross-Platform Development Platform Xamarin Raises $54M Series C

 Xamarin, the popular service for building cross-platform native applications, today announced that it has raised a $54 million Series C round led by a combination of new and existing investors. As far as we are aware, that’s the largest round ever raised by a mobile app development platform. The company tells me that the biggest…Read More…

  • By Frederic Lardinois

Health Gorilla Bags $1.2M To Grow Its Online Diagnostic Test Marketplace

 Another funding round in the digital healthcare space, with US online diagnostic test marketplace startup Health Gorilla (previously called Informedika) pulling in $1.2 million in new seed financing, led by True Ventures. The startup says it expe…Read More…

  • Posted in Software
  • Also tagged digital healthcare, Health, Health Gorilla, Informedika, , True Ventures

Shipbeat Is A “Logistics-As-A-Service” To Solve E-Commerce Delivery Woes

 Denmark’s Shipbeat plans to offer an API that aggregates the services of leading parcel delivery companies, such as UPS, Fedex, Royal Mail, Deutsche Post, and DHL etc., in a bid to solve the delivery woes of small to medium-sized e-commerce businesses and enable them to give customers all of the delivery options they desire. Read…Read More…

Meedoc, The Video Conferencing App For You And Your Doctor, Raises $1.5M Seed Round

 Why can’t you Skype your doctor? That was the question Mikko Kiiskilä asked before co-founding Meedoc, an app and service that lets patients connect with their doctor online via the medium of video. Read MoreRead More…

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