More Unicorns Exited than Born in Q2 2016 – Report

Unicorn exits exceeded unicorn births in Q2 2016, according to a report. The H1 Global Tech Exits Report, conducted by CBInsights, found that for the first time in six quarters there were…

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European Commission Telco Deregulation Plan ‘Will Help Giants’

A European Commission plan to further deregulate its telecommunications market has come under fire, after it was claimed the plans would help the continent’s biggest players increase their grip on the market.…

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Glowforge Secures $22m Series B Investment For 3D Laser Printers

3D laser printer company Glowforge has secured a $22 million Series B funding round led by Foundry Group and True Ventures. Last year Glowforge received $27.9 million in pre-orders from a 30-day…

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Scopely Scoops $55m in Funding

Scopely, a mobile entertainment network, has closed a $55 million financing round led by Greycroft Partners. The company will use the Series B funding for its product slate and developer ecosystem. Elephant…

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Paris’ Station F to Become Europe’s Largest ‘Tech Campus’

Located in a former freight station, in an industrial corner of central Paris, sits what is soon to become the world’s biggest startup campus. When completed early next year, the huge space…

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Indigo Closes $100m Series C Funding Round

Indigo, a startup using technology to help sustainable agriculture, has closed a $100 million Series C funding round. Alaska Permanent Fund led the financing, with participation from previous investors, including Flagship Ventures…

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Italy’s Startup Scene: Will Slow Growth Continue?

Italy has the fourth largest population in the E.U. and its fourth biggest economy. Ask anyone in the tech industry, however, which countries they’re most excited about this year, and few will…

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Lifesum Raises $10m in Funding

Digital health startup Lifesum has raised a $10 million funding round led by Nokia Growth Partners. The Stockholm-based company will use the funds for new staff and product development, as it expands…

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Endotronix Secures $32m Series C for Heart Failure Solutions

Endotronix, a medtech company providing solutions for patients with advanced heart failure, has closed a $32 million Series C funding round. BioVentures Investors, SV Life Sciences, Lumira Capital, Aperture Venture Partners and…

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Codecademy Secures $30m Series C Funding Round

Codecademy, a digital skills education company, has closed a $30 million Series C investment round led by Naspers. Existing investors Union Square Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Index Ventures and Sir Richard Branson…

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