OpenSignal picks up $4 mln Series A

OpenSignal, a provider of information on wireless networks, has closed $4 million in Series A funding, the company announced on a blog post on its site. Qualcomm Ventures led the round with participation from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Passion Capital. According to the firm, the capital will be used for personnel hiring. To read the announcement, visit here.

GoCardless raises funds from Balderton Capital

GoCardless has raised $7 million in Series B funding led by Balderton Capital. Existing investors Accel Partners and Passion Capital also participated in the funding round. GoCardless is a payments platform simplifying online direct debit.

Adzuna Raises Series A Funding

Adzuna has raised a Series A funding from existing investors Index Ventures, The Accelerator Group and Passion Capital, following seed rounds in 2011/12, taking total funding to date to 2 million pounds ($3.1 million). Following on from the funding, the company has launched Jobsworth, a tool which predicts the salary of any job ad based on its contents.

Lulu Launches in US Colleges

Lulu, a girls-only mobile app for private reviews and recommendations of guys, is launching across the US. the app has secured funding from from Alexios Vratskides, Passion Capital and PROfounders Capital as well as a group of angels, including Yuri Milner, Hosain Rahman, Alexander Asseily, Bill Tai, Vivi Nevo, and Dave Morin.

Tripbirds Relaunches as Social Hotel Booking Site

Tripbirds, a Stockholm-based startup that started life as a travel site, one that seized on data from Facebook, Instagram and other social networks, has been relaunched as a “social hotel-booking site” that combines “traditional” hotels with recommendations from users’ social networks. The company raised $740,000 in seed funding last year from Index Ventures, Passion Capital, […]

VC-Backed GoCardless Launches Paylinks

GoCardless, an online payment platform is launching PayLinks, a product that enables any person to collect one-off, regular and pre-authorised payments online via a shareable link. GoCardless is backed by Y Combinator, Accel Partners and Passion Capital. PRESS RELEASE GoCardless, an innovative new online payment platform backed by Accel Partners, is launching PayLinks, an easy […]

Tripbirds Stepping into Public Beta

Tripbirds is opening up its service to anyone looking to discover places and plan trips based on recommendations from friends in their social network. The Stockholm based start-up is backed by Index Ventures, Passion Capital and Creandum, as well as angel investors from Soundcloud, Wrapp and Path. PRESS RELEASE The Stockholm based start-up is backed […]

GoCardless Inks $1.5M

GoCardless, the London-based maker of an online payment platform, has raised $1.5 million from Accel Partners, Passion Capital and YCombinator. The capital will help build the GoCardless team and help expand its merchant base, the company said. PRESS RELEASE GoCardless, an innovative new online payment platform, launches publicly today and announces initial funding led by […]

Adzuna Secures Further Funding

Adzuna, a next-generation job search engine, has raised £500,000 from Index Ventures, The Accelerator Group and existing investors including Passion Capital. The latest funding follows last year’s seed round. PRESS RELEASE Adzuna, the next-generation job search engine, has today announced it has raised £500k investment financing from Index Ventures, The Accelerator Group and existing investors […]

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