Today’s top headlines – Point Nine invests in Brainly; Zendesk raises $60m ahead of IPO2012-09-12 1
In today’s daily digest, wheeling, dealing and interesting new products in tech hubs around the world – served up bite-size:
Adeven Launches Adjust.io Analyser To Give Mobile App Advertisers Combined Analytics And Tracking
Following the release of “app zombie” finder (aka app analytics tool) Apptrace in July, Berlin- and London-headquartered Adeven today released Adjust.io – billed as the first tool ever to combine analytics and user tracking for mobile app advertisers. Read more on TechCrunch.
Preparing For An IPO, Online Customer Service Platform Zendesk Raises $60M From Redpoint, Goldman Sachs And Others
Online customer service company Zendesk has raised $60m in new financing led by Redpoint Ventures with participation by Index Ventures, GGV Capital, Goldman Sachs, Silicon Valley Bank, Charles River Ventures, Benchmark Capital and Matrix Partners. Read more on TechCrunch.
Workshare teams up with SkyDox for collaboration software powerhouse, backed by $32.3m in new funding
London-based enterprise software firm SkyDox is joining forces with Workshare, a document collaboration software firm headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London and a few other cities worldwide. Workshare will raise £20m (roughly $32.2m) in growth capital to support the de-facto merger. Read more on The Next Web.
Social Learning Network Brainly Raises $500K From Point Nine Capital, Angels
Cracow-based social learning network Brainly, which operates a number of sites across Europe, has secured a $500k investment from VC firm Point Nine Capital and local angels, including Mariusz Gralewski, founder of the Polish professional network GoldenLine. Read more on TechCrunch.
AnyFi Networks Receives €1.2 Million Funding
Malmö-based AnyFi Networks has received a SEK 10m round (€1.2m), of which Sweden’s Industrifonden invested SEK 9m (€1 060 000). AnyFi allows ordinary Wi-Fi networks to act like a giant virtual network that anyone can log into by connecting to what looks like their home network. Read more on Artic Startup.