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  • MirriAd wins £2m funding for video tech

    MirriAd wins £2m funding for video tech

    MirriAd, a UK startup which has developed a technology to embed advertising into videos ranging from user generated video up to studio quality productions, has received a a £2 million investment from Seraphim Capital among others.The firm, which has operations in New York and Mumbai, has a patented its technology called ZoneSense to insert video advertising into video streams which… Read More

  • Investors acquire Russian e-lance site

    Investors acquire Russian e-lance site

    Some interesting movement coming out of Russia yesterday. The leading Russian online recruitment website HeadHunter and private equity investor Digital Sky Technologies have each acquired 20% of Free-lance.ru, an online workplace for freelance specialists not unlike elance.com, for an estimated sum of $0.4 million. Free-lance has some 100,000 registered users. Digital Sky Technologies… Read More

  • WAYN heralds the new wave of location

    WAYN heralds the new wave of location

    With the news that Wayn.com has secured $11 million from British VC fund Esprit Capital Partners to fuel its expansion, it appears “location” is the new wave in social in networking. We’ve seen it invade the verticals of music (MySpace), eateries (Yelp) and shopping (Crowdstorm). Now, where you are and who you are is as important as what you like. They will also be looking at… Read More