ZocDoc snaps up $130 mln

New York City-based ZocDoc, an online medical care scheduling service, has secured $130 million in funding. Baillie Gifford and Atomico led the round with participation from return backer Founders Fund.


EVRYTHNG raises $7 mln Series A

EVRYTHNG, a Web of Things software company has raised a $7 million Series A investment round. Atomico, BHLP LLC, Dawn Capital and Cisco have backed the business.

Fab’s Series C is Atomic

Technology investment firm Atomico has led Fab’s $105 million Series C financing. Also participating in the round are Pinnacle Ventures, ru-Net Technology Partners, Mayfield Fund and DoCoMo Capital, and several existing investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Menlo Ventures, Baroda Ventures and First Round Capital. Atomico partner Geoffrey Prentice will join Fab’s board of directors. PRESS RELEASE […]

Quipper Celebrates Series A

London-based Quipper, an e-learning start-up led by Masa Watanabe, a co-founder of Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA, has raised 2.3 million pounds ($3.6 million) in a Series A funding round. The round has been financed by three investors including Atomico, a London-based international technology venture capital firm led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström; Globis, […]

Restorando Seals $3.2M

Online restaurant reservation platform Restorando has closed on $3.2 million in Series A financing. Emergence Capital Partners led the round with participation from Latin American-focused fund Kaszek; London-based Atomico; and Storm Ventures. Santi Subotovsky from Emergence Capital and Alex Mendez from Storm Ventures joined Restorando’s board. PRESS RELEASE Restorando, the leading online reservation platform for […]

Wrapp Nets $5M from Greylock Partners

Stockholm-based social gifting service Wrapp has sealed $5 million from venture firm Greylock Partners. The financing is an addition to Wrapp’s Series A funding. Wrapp received $5.5 million in November from Atomico and the Nordic venture firm Creandum. Greylock’s Reid Hoffman will join Atomico’s Niklas Zennström, and Johan Brenner of Creandum on Wrapp’s board.

Ge.tt Inks $457,000 Funding

Copenhagen-based Ge.tt has raised 350,000 euro ($457,400) from venture capital firm Atomico. Ge.tt is the maker of a browser-based file transfer service. The company will use the cash to add to its staff.

LightSquared and FreedomPop Partner to Offer Free Broadband Services

FreedomPop, an L.A.-based, still-mostly-stealth start-up company that hopes to provide Americans broadband and voice services for free, has signed a wholesale network agreement with Reston, Va.-based broadband network LightSquared to offer no-cost 4G service, starting next year. FreedomPop was founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom and his venture capital firm Atomico. starting next year. PRESS […]

Wrapp Seals $5.5M Series A

Wrapp, a social gifting service based in Stockholm, has raised $5.5 million in Series A financing led by Atomico. The company previously raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding this year from Nordic venture firm Creandum. Creandum also contributed to the Series A round.

Envelope Please: The European Venture Investor Of The Year Is…

We shall soon find out. I ordinarily don’t write about awards ceremonies. But with wild stock gyrations and unsettled economies I thought a light feel-good piece was in order. The annual Investor Allstars Awards have been scheduled for Thursday in London and will unveil both the “VC Personality of the Year” and “VC Fund of […]

Quid Seals $10M Series C

San Francisco-based Quid, which develops information analytics software, has closed on a $10 million Series C round. Investors include Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom’s firm Atomico; Ron Conway; Endeavour Vision; Infocomm Investments, the venture arm of IDA Singapore; and Founders Fund. PayPal co-founder Max Levchin has recently joined the Quid board.

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