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Central European talent fuels Berlin-based GoEuro’s success

Naren Shaam only started GoEuro a little over a year ago. But the India-born, U.S.-educated entrepreneur’s decision to launch the travel aggregator in Berlin has paid back beyond all expectations. And

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Tech investors could lose out as Kremlin counter-sanctions E.U., U.S.

Tech businesses face setbacks due to a round of sanctions imposed by the Russian government on the U.S. and European Union. The bans, which come amid heightened political tension in war-torn

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College startups on the rise as students flock to entrepreneurial pursuits

Sean Branagan is bullish on college startups. Not just the wunderkind, drop-out-of Harvard Microsofts and Facebooks; he believes that there are thousands of students across the country who can build

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Amazon’s new ventures worry investors further

So far 2014 has been a tough year for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. In recent weeks, his net worth reportedly shrank by up to $1 billion thanks to a 16% drop in Amazon's share price since the start of the

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Altitude Digital raises $7m as ad tech market continues to attract investment

Altitude Digital, a video and display advertising technology startup, recently announced a $7 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank. The funding is the latest milestone in the company’s

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Buzzfeed raises $50 million funding round – Investment Round Up

Series A Plated, a meal-kit provider, has raised $15 million in Series A funding in a round led by Greycroft Partners. Formation 8, ff Venture Capital, Lerer Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital,

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Social media giants enjoy encouraging quarter

The last quarter saw strong results nearly across the board in the social media sector. Even Snapchat, neither public nor two years old, was able to latch on to the positive momentum, with rumors

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Social Tables secures $8m funding round – Investment Round Up

Seed funding Two Tap, an in-app e-commerce platform, has raised $2.7 million in seed funding. Digital Garage, Green Visor Capital, Initialized Capital, Khosla Ventures, SV Angel and Transmedia

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Vectra Networks secures $25m – Investment Round Up

Series A Palo Alto, Calif.-based big data analytics company Metanautix has raised $7 million from Sequoia Capital and angel investor Shiva Shivakumar, an early Google employee and current CEO of

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IPO+M&A Watch: Mobileye, Synchrony, Apple

IPO This week’s activity in the public markets was headlined by the stock market debut of Synchrony Financial, GE’s consumer finance arm divested as a separate, public entity. Synchrony finances

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