IFC

  • Rocket Internet Fashion Ecommerce Startups, Lamoda & Dafiti, Get €25M From World Bank Group’s IFC

    Rocket Internet Fashion Ecommerce Startups, Lamoda & Dafiti, Get €25M From World Bank Group’s IFC

    Rocket Internet has secured new funding for two of its fashion-focused ecommerce startups, with a €10M investment for Lamoda, which operates predominantly in Russia and Kazakhstan, and €15M in equity investment for LatAm’s Dafiti (active in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico). The target market of these startups is key to this funding being as it’s coming from… Read More

  • Mobile Data Optimization Company Altobridge Raises Further $7.8M Led By Intel Capital

    Mobile Data Optimization Company Altobridge Raises Further $7.8M Led By Intel Capital

    County Kerry, Ireland-headquartered Altobridge, a company that develops and deploys technology for mobile networks to help them cut the cost of delivering mobile voice and data, has announced that it’s raised a new $7.8 million round of funding from previous backers Intel Capital and International Finance Corporation (IFC). The new funds will be used to “accelerate” the… Read More

  • IFC Comes To iTMS

    IFC Comes To iTMS

    The Independent Film Channel is bringing some of its content to the iTunes Music Store, IFC Entertainment announced today. The deal will bring 13 films to iTunes, six of which are nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, which I hear is about as cool as winning a medium fries from the McDonald’s Monopoly game. Each movie will cost $9.99 and titles include Land of Plenty and Sorry… Read More