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  1. PlaceFull brings online booking to the massesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Seattle Times

    ... PlaceFull as something similar. He soon realized the challenge of persuading merchants to come to a no-name startup, so he flipped the model and went to businesses instead. The solution: PlaceFull was redesigned as software that companies could ...

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  2. Maserati And Centre For Entrepreneurs Announce The Maserati 100 ListRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Pressat

    ... of Britain's best-known entrepreneurs; Richard Branson whose wide means of support for entrepreneurs includes Virgin StartUp, a non-profit company offering financial support and business mentoring to thousands of young businesses. The search for the ...

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  3. A Cold, Dark, East London Cinema Witnesses Techstars London Demo DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | TechCrunch

    ... he has also founded ignite100, a re-invention of the Difference Engine that was Europe's first accelerator bootcamp, Startup Wise Guys in Estonia, Eleven in Bulgaria and TexDrive in Moscow. In a previous life, Mikkel Svane is the CEO and founder of ...

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  4. Introducing The Startup Battlefield Hub and LeaderboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | TechCrunch

    TechCrunch's startup launch events go back to 2007 with TC40. That inaugural event surfaced some pretty amazing companies, including Mint, TripIt, Xobni and ZocDoc.

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  5. Tiny Trees takes preschool outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Queen Anne & Magnolia News

    ... According to its business model, the elimination of a brick-and-mortar establishment cuts an estimated 30 percent in startup and maintenance costs. Savings in infrastructure needs are passed onto local families. With the passing of Proposition 1B, ...

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  6. Backed By A16Z, London-Based Money Transfer Startup TransferWise Finally Launches In The U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | TechCrunch

    TransferWise , the London-based "P2P" money transfer startup that recently raised a further $58 million led by Andreessen Horowitz has made good on its promise to cross the pond with a full U.S. launch . The company, which also counts Sir Richard Branson , Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures, Index Ventures, IA Ventures, and Seedcamp as backers, was widely expected to begin offering currency exchange from U.S. dollar to any number of its supported 300 or so currencies, after it announced the imminent opening of a New York office, which has now happened.

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  7. The Daily Startup: AppDirect Raises $50M to Distribute Cloud-Based SoftwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Wall Street Journal

    Though cloud-based software solutions have proliferated in recent years, there is still an issue for the companies: the cost of acquiring new customers. AppDirect , a startup that helps distribute cloud software, has now raised $50 million in Series D funding to help users discover the cloud-based solutions, Yuliya Chernova reports for Dow Jones VentureWire.

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  8. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... lobbying and millions of dollars in advertising in the past year. NEW YORK (AP) - Some entrepreneurs looking for startup funding got a wad of money near the end of last year, but there are concerns the boom may not last. Startup iFunding is a ...

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  9. Investors' appetite for startups fed by stock market gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | KIMA

    Some Entrepreneurs looking for startup funding got a wad of money near the end of last year, but there are concerns the boom may not last. Startup iFunding is a beneficiary of the surge.

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  10. Startup Europe Summit In Berlin To Feature Key PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | TechCrunch

    This is a brief note to make you aware that TechCrunch is officially supporting the launch of a new 'PopA up' conference in Berlin, on February 12-13. Startup Europe Summit will feature some key leaders of Europe's technology industry and key decision makers from the European Commission.

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  11. Briefs: UW Bothell adds new assistant vice chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | HeraldNet

    ... for the project. The 777 program currently supports 56,900 jobs in the state and $3.5 billion in annual wages. 'Startup Success' class planned for Tuesday GROW Washington is presenting Startup Success, a small business startup and training class, ...

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  12. The Daily Startup: Tune's $27M is Latest Big App Analytics FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Mobile marketing-analytics startup Tune secured $27 million , the latest funding in the sector, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. Icon Ventures , which recently changed its name from Jafco Ventures , led the Series B round, with participation from fellow new investor Performance Equity Management .

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  13. The Daily Startup: Tune's $27M is Latest Big App Analytics FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Mobile marketing-analytics startup Tune secured $27 million , the latest funding in the sector, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. Icon Ventures , which recently changed its name from Jafco Ventures , led the Series B round, with participation from fellow new investor Performance Equity Management .

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  14. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Picks Up $25 Million in Series B FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Hero GmbH , which raised $350 million a few months ago, and Just Eat Ltd . and GrubHub Inc. The two-year-old startup also doesn't act as an aggregator of existing food-delivery services or online ordering for pickup food. Customers visit the ...

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  15. The Daily Startup: Tune's $27M is Latest Big App Analytics FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Mobile marketing-analytics startup Tune secured $27 million , the latest funding in the sector, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. Icon Ventures , which recently changed its name from Jafco Ventures , led the Series B round, with participation from fellow new investor Performance Equity Management .

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  16. British Money Exchange Startup Worth $1bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Sky News

    A British start-up has secured $58m of investment - the latest sign that the London tech scene is becoming a significant global player. Since launching in 2011, the peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has attracted a total of $91m investment.

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  17. MindCET Launches the 2nd Global EdTech Startup CompetitionRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... edition incubated seven edtech startups out of more than 600 applications. openeducationchallenge.eu Telefonica's startup accelerator, part of Telefonica Open Future, an open innovation platform that integrates all Telefonica Group's investment ...

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  18. London Cash Startup TransferWise Is Now Worth $1 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... Horowitz with an interest in financial technology, is to join TransferWise's board - a first for him for a European startup, according to the Financial Times . TransferWise allows users to transfer money across borders and currencies significantly ...

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  19. Amsterdam to invest in becoming world-class startup hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | IamExpat

    ... and internationally, for new talent, expertise and capital. Another project already launched by the ministry, Startup Delta, will tie into the new initiative, as it encourages productive cooperation between key innovation centres around the ...

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  20. The Daily Startup: Fintech Startup BlueVine Secures $18.5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... stake in the company. Pluribus Gets $50 Million for Software-Defined Networking . Pluribus Networks isn't the only startup vying to change the way computers exchange data. But the company hopes to distinguish itself with a hefty funding round that ...

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