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Brainly raises $80M as its platform for crowdsourced homework help balloons to 350M users

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a major upswing in virtual learning — where some schools have gone (and stayed) remote, and others have incorporated significantly stronger online components in

Study finds most big open-source startups outside Bay Area, many European, and avoiding VC

Over 90% of the fastest-growing open-source companies in 2020 were founded outside the San Francisco Bay Area, and 12 out of the top 20 originate in Europe, according to a new study. The “ROSS Index

Undermyfork scores $400K seed for its diabetes tracking app and US launch

Undermyfork, a diabetes tracking app designed to help people with the disease improve “time-in-range” and better manage their condition, has raised $400,000 in seed funding. Investment comes from

Spectrm raises $3M Series A from Runa Capital for its conversational marketing platform

In the “Age of Corona” — as some like to call it, the roboticization of industry and business has been super-charged by the pandemic. So while companies using messaging platforms to

Emteria, maker of industrial version of Android, raises cash from HTG and Runa Capital

Emteria is a startup that emerged out of the limitations of the official Android Open Source Project. AOSP just isn’t good enough to be used in industrial applications, which means if industry wants

Runa Capital closes Fund III at $157M, with an added focus on quantum computing

VC fund Runa Capital was launched with $135 million in 2010, and is perhaps best known for its investment into NGINX, which powers many web sites today. In more recent years it has participated or led

Reelgood raises $6.75 million for its universal streaming guide

Streaming aggregator Reelgood capitalized on the overabundance of streaming services available today by offering consumers a universal dashboard where you can track what you’re watching and disc

Uploadcare raises $1.7M for its CDN platform

Uploadcare, a startup that aims to make using CDN platforms cheaper and easier for businesses, today announced that it has raised a $1.7 million seed round led by Runa Capital and Vendep Capital, with

Runa Capital closes $70M for its third fund aimed at early-stage ‘deep tech’

Runa Capital, an international VC firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, has now closed $70 million for its third fund aimed at backing early-stage startups in so-called “deep tech.” There

Are women better gamers than men? This startup’s AI-driven research says yes

Last year the Gosu.ai startup, which has developed an AI assistant to help gamers play smarter and improve their skills, raised $1.9 million. Using machine learning, it analyzes matches and makes pers

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
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