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AI game trainer Gosu.ai raises $1.9M to give gamers a virtual assistant

If you play hardcore and competitive games, you want to win, so it would be useful to have someone leaning over your shoulder giving you tips on how to play better. Someone who knows all your moves an

Schoolmint Raises $5.6 Million For Its Online Student Enrollment Platform

Digital enrollment, where parents can go online on their desktops or mobile phones, to register their children for school, seems like an obvious way to harness the power of the internet to simplify an

Microsoft Buys Mobile App Management Platform Capptain To Beef Up Azure

Yesterday, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella noted that Azure, the company’s cloud platform, had more work to do get better traction with startups and developers — an area where one

Facebook Commerce Leader Ecwid Picks Up $5M As It Passes 500K Users

Ecwid, an e-commerce platform originally founded in Russia that lets merchants create online stores on social networks like Facebook, their own websites and on mobile, is today announcing a $5 millio

Russian Mobile-First Banking Startup, RocketBank, Nabs $2M From Runa Capital

Another startup seeking to shake up the banking market with a convenient, mobile-first approach has just bagged $2 million in seed funding from Runa Capital. Russia's RocketBank launched its service i

Playtox Raises $3M From Runa Capital To Take Its App Store-Shunning Mobile Browser MMOs Global

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.playtox.com/">Playtox</a>, the Russian developer of free-to-play mobile browser-based games, has closed a $3 million Series A round of funding from VC firm <a targe

Russian Mobile Payment Startup uBank Raises $8M Series A From Runa Capital, Targets “Global” Expansion

After <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/14/mambu/">co-investing</a> in Mambu, a SaaS for alternative finance providers, earlier in the month, today sees <a target="_blank" href="http://www.

Helping To Grease The Wheels Of Capitalism In Emerging Markets, Mambu Raises $2M For Its SaaS For Alternative Finance Providers

Hot on the heels of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/02/13/pnc-ii/">closing</a> a "new" €40m fund, Point Nine Capital is announcing its involvement in another investment today. Together wit

Russia’s Gruzobzor Raises $1M For Its B2B Platform For The Transportation Industry

<a target="_blank" href="http://gruzobzor.ru">Gruzobzor</a>, which roughly translates to "cargo overview" in Russian, has announced that it's raised $1 million from <a target="_blank" href="http://www

5 Startups Show Their Connection To Parallels And Its Software Play In The Hosting World

A software company's conference in Las Vegas for hosting executives is not exactly where I'd expect to see a bunch of startups showing off what they do. But when the software company's chairman of the

A Founder’s Life Has A Lot Of iPads In It – And Some Gratuitous Sex [NSFW]

The life of a founder isn't an easy one — at least, initially. There's no time for love, fun, or even sleep. The product, the users, the servers and the investors use up every available second o

Cellrox Secures $4.7M Led by Runa Capital For Its BYOD Virtualization Solution

Investors can't seem to get enough of the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/byod/">BYOD</a> trend of late. Today sees another 'bring your own device' startup receive funding -- Tel Aviv-based <

VC Runa Capital Invests $2.5M Series A In ‘Pinterest For Video Clips’ Startup ClipClock

Russian video sharing startup, ClipClock -- which is being billed as a 'Pinterest for video clips' -- has snagged a $2.5 million investment from VC firm Runa Capital. The startup, which was founded in

Station X Raises Additional $5M Led By Runa Capital To Help Crack The Genetic Code

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.stationxinc.com">Station X</a>, which develops software for scientists and clinicians who work with large-scale human genome data, has announced that it's raised $5

Why The Source Of Venture Capital Is As Important As The Money Itself

<em>This post is written by<a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/sbeloussov"> Serguei Beloussov, PhD</a>, is a Senior Founding Partner at <a target="_blank" href="http://runacap.com/">Ru

Russian Nginx raises $3 million from international investors

Russian company Nginx raised $3 million from German BV Capital, Russian Runa Capital and MSD Capital, Michael Dell‘s venture fund, as reported by RBK Daily. Founded by Russian engineer Igor Syso

Metabar, the 'Russian Conduit', raises $1m for its browser bar builder

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0013/0805/130805v1-max-150x150.jpg" title="Metabar" class="shot" width="150" height="45" /><a href="http://www.metabar.ru">Metabar</a>,

Runa Capital ups it fund to $50m for early-stage Russian startups

<img alt="Runa Capital logo" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/logo4.gif" title="Runa Capital logo" class="shot" width="156" height="50" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financ

Runa Capital Ups It Fund To $50M For Early-Stage Russian Startups

<img alt="Runa Capital logo" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/logo4.gif" title="Runa Capital logo" class="shot" width="156" height="50" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financ

Hivext secures $500,000 from Runa Capital for its Cloud dev platform

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/Picture-1051.png" alt="" title="Picture 105" width="215" height="83" class="shot" /><a href="http://Hivext.com">Hivext</a>, a cloud-based app
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