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SumAll raises $6M to bring data analytics to small businesses

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SumAll, a New York-based data analytics startup targeting small- to medium-sized businesses, is quickly getting bigger.  The company, which launched a year ago, announced on Tuesday that it had raised $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Battery Ventures and included Wellington Partners. In June, we...
SumAll raises $6M to bring data analytics to small businesses

SumAll helps businesses see correlation between social activity and sales

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Data visualization company SumAll today launched its Social Metrics tool, which allows businesses to see their Facebook and Twitter activity overlaid with web traffic and revenue data. The free service helps companies understand how their social marketing efforts have an impact on sales. Users connect their Facebook, Twitter, Google Analytics,...
SumAll helps businesses see correlation between social activity and sales
Taxi app Hailo is raising $30M to take on Uber in NYC

Livebookings, Europe’s OpenTable, raises delicious $24 million round

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Livebookings, which provides more than 9,000 restaurants with online marketing and real-time reservations services, has secured £15 million (a little over $24 million) in funding from existing investors Balderton Capital, Wellington Partners and Ekstranda. In a statement, the UK company reiterated that it saw record sales numbers in Q1 2012,...
Livebookings, Europe’s OpenTable, raises delicious $24 million round

Readmill Releases Its New PDF-Enabled App, Outlines Six New Stores

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Last week Social reading iPad app Readmill announced it planned to put in new support for Adobe DRM-protected ePub and PDF formats, and today you can grab the updated app with all the new features. Making excerpts from PDFs sharable across Readmill’s social network of users is bound to widen...
Readmill Releases Its New PDF-Enabled App, Outlines Six New Stores
HowDo offers intriguing take on instructional storyboards

With $12M Burning A Hole In Its Pocket, London's YPlan Wants New York To Be More Socially Spontaneous

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Yplan, the London-based startup that’s building a platform for selling last minute event-booking on mobile, has closed a $12 million (£7.9 million) Series A, led by General Catalyst Partners. Existing investors Wellington Partners and Octopus Investments also participated in the round, along with a swathe of co-investors including A-Grade, Kevin Colleran...
With $12M Burning A Hole In Its Pocket, London's YPlan Wants New York To Be More Socially Spontaneous

Big Data Platform Importio Raises £600,000 In Seed Round

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Here’s the rub. “Web 2.0″ was an idea which came about to describe the Web not just as a series of pages, but as a platform in its own right. And thus we have seen the rise of a new technology wave based entirely on that idea. But trapped inside...
Big Data Platform Importio Raises £600,000 In Seed Round
Hailo confirms its $30M round from Union Square Ventures, Richard Branson
ReadMill Brings Its Social Reading App To The iPhone, To Sync Reading Across Devices
London Startup YPlan Gets $12 Million To Start Telling New Yorkers Where To Party

Stuck For New Year's Eve In London? Yplan Takes Last-minute Booking Mobile

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With over 5 million Twitter followers, UK actor/author Stephen Fry is the closest thing we get to an “Ashton Kutcher”, given that he has a big following and occasionally takes an interest in tech startups (sometimes a financial interest). But his choices are hit and miss. One was a startup...
Stuck For New Year's Eve In London? Yplan Takes Last-minute Booking Mobile

Readmill upgrades its social e-reading platform, raises Series A funding

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Berlin startup Readmill this morning expanded its social e-book reading platform with new cloud-based features for both sellers and consumers. More specifically, the company is pushing two new free features that it says will enable readers who buy books from indie publishers and retailers to “enjoy the same convenient user...
Readmill upgrades its social e-reading platform, raises Series A funding

The Dublin Web Summit is back and bigger than ever on 17-18 October

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The Dublin Web Summit has firmly established itself as a major fixture on the international tech conference calendar, and this year’s event (taking place on 17 and 18 October) promises to be bigger and better than ever. In fact, the conference is so big this year that the Web Summit...
The Dublin Web Summit is back and bigger than ever on 17-18 October

13 Hot London Startups You Need To Watch

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We recently visited London and toured the startup scene there. We met with investors and executives and found out which early-stage companies are buzzing abroad. While there are large, promising tech companies coming out of London (Hailo and MindCandy to name a few), we're highlighting very early stage startups that...
13 Hot London Startups You Need To Watch

Berlin-based social reading app Readmill adds iPhone version

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Readmill, a Berlin-based e-reading startup that has been iPad-only until now, launched an iPhone version (iTunes link) Wednesday. Readmill first gained attention for its clean ebook reading interface, which lets users highlight and share passages from ebooks without leaving the app. At launch, the app only supported DRM-free EPUB files,...
Berlin-based social reading app Readmill adds iPhone version

HowDo lets people share everyday knowledge, lands seed funding from Wellington Partners and Horizons

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A fledgling European company called HowDo is today debuting a social mobile platform for capturing and sharing everyday knowledge and real-world skills (think: how to peel a banana, or how to dry your socks super quickly). In addition, the startup is today announcing that it has raised a ‘significant amount’...
HowDo lets people share everyday knowledge, lands seed funding from Wellington Partners and Horizons

Spotlight on Wellington Partners' Christian Thaler-Wolski: "We want to get a foot in the door early"

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Editor’s note: This article by Michelle Kuepper originally appeared on VentureVillage, the Berlin-based online magazine for digital innovation in Europe. Despite the misleading non-Deutsche name, Wellington Partners is one of the oldest and largest VCs in Germany, with previous investments including Xing, ImmobilienScout and the Samwer brothers’ Alando. Now, the firm is...
Spotlight on Wellington Partners' Christian Thaler-Wolski: "We want to get a foot in the door early"
Advertising and Content Network Adconion Prepping to Go Public

Import.io closes $906,900 seed round to develop its cloud-based platform for extracting big data

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Import.io, a cloud-based platform for analyzing “big data” from the Web, has raised £600,000 ($906,900 USD) in a seed round to be able to improve and expand its core product. Wellington Partners, who were involved in a $30.6 million Series B for Hailo last month, Alta Vista founder Louis Monier,...
Import.io closes $906,900 seed round to develop its cloud-based platform for extracting big data

Data visualization company SumAll raises $6M, including $500K for charity foundation

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Data visualization company SumAll today announced it raised $6 million in a Series A round led by Battery Ventures. The funding agreement includes $500,000 for SumAll.org, a charitable foundation established by employees of the company. SumAll’s free service helps companies understand how their social marketing efforts have an impact on sales. Users...
Data visualization company SumAll raises $6M, including $500K for charity foundation

Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S.

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Hailo, a European mobile taxi network, is announcing a $17 million round of Series A financing led by Accel Partners. The company previously raised $3 million in seed funding from Wellington Partners and Atomico, who both participated in this round as well. Hailo, which has been operating in London since...
Mobile Taxi Network Hailo Raises $17M From Accel And Atomico To Take On Uber In The U.S.
With SumAll, it is love and data analytics at first sight
Lending startups get cash from UK government

YPlan Raises $12M for Last-Minute VIP Tickets App

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The “spontaneous going out app” YPlan has raised an awful lot of money based on some early traction in London. Invested in a $12 million Series A fund are General Catalyst Partners, Wellington Partners, Octopus Investments, A-Grade, SLOW Ventures Fund and Shakil Khan. The company’s app, which helps secure tickets to...
YPlan Raises $12M for Last-Minute VIP Tickets App

Europe’s ‘OpenTable’ Livebookings Eats Up Another $24M From Balderton, Wellington, Ekstranda

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Livebookings, the restaurant booking and marketing service that competes with services like OpenTable, is announcing today that it has picked up another $24 million (£15 million) in funding to continue growing its business in Europe and beyond. The news highlights two trends we’ve seen emerging recently around here: companies dedicated...
Europe’s ‘OpenTable’ Livebookings Eats Up Another $24M From Balderton, Wellington, Ekstranda

Mobile Phone Network Truphone Raises $118M Led By Russian Tycoon Roman Abramovich, At $473M Valuation

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Truphone, a UK-based mobile network that lets its users make free or low-cost calls to other mobile devices, has today announced a surprise, large funding injection of £75 million ($118 million) from a group of investors led by Roman Abramovich, the wealthy Russian owner of Chelsea Football Club, among other...
Mobile Phone Network Truphone Raises $118M Led By Russian Tycoon Roman Abramovich, At $473M Valuation

NYC e-taxi wars heat up: Uber rival Hailo reportedly raising $30M round

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Just a few weeks ago, things were looking up for on-demand car service Uber. After hitting some regulatory roadblocks in a few major cities across the country, the San Francisco-based company got the okay to move forward in Washington, DC and New York (on a pilot basis). But now it looks...
NYC e-taxi wars heat up: Uber rival Hailo reportedly raising $30M round

SumAll Raises $6M For Cloud Connected Analytics Service, Including $500K For Charity To Better The World Through Data

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SumAll has raised $6 million in a Series A for its data connection service that analyzes and visualizes information from Instagram, Google Analytics and a broad range of other services. The investment round was led by Battery Ventures with the participation of Wellington Partners. With the funding round, investors have...
SumAll Raises $6M For Cloud Connected Analytics Service, Including $500K For Charity To Better The World Through Data

Readmill updates its social reading iPad app with support for Adobe DRM and PDF

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Readmill, the Berlin startup behind the social ebook reading platform with the same name, is today debuting a revised iPad app (iTunes link) that brings support for the Adobe DRM-protected ePub and PDF formats. The update, Readmill says, gives users access to a “virtually unlimited range” of ebooks and digital...
Readmill updates its social reading iPad app with support for Adobe DRM and PDF
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