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Twitter’s global challenge: 77% of its users bring in only 25% of revenue

Twitter’s global challenge: 77% of its users bring in only 25% of revenue

John Koetsier October 4, 2013 0

Twitter released its IPO S-1 documentation to the public Thursday, and all kinds of internal company goodies are now on display

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Web design, meet neuroscience – EyeQuant gets funding for eye-tracking tech

Web design, meet neuroscience – EyeQuant gets funding for eye-tracking tech

Nina Fowler October 3, 2013 6

Supermarkets have long honed the art of attracting a shopper’s gaze. Now, Germany’s EyeQuant

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Zalando adds Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan to owners’ list

Zalando adds Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan to owners’ list

Nina Fowler October 2, 2013 3

A Canadian teachers’ pension fund now owns a slice of online fashion giant Zalando, with a two per cent stake

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Axel Springer takes majority stake in RunKeeper rival Runtastic

Axel Springer takes majority stake in RunKeeper rival Runtastic

Niklas Wirminghaus October 1, 2013 2

German media giant Axel Springer is now the majority shareholder in fitness app maker Runtastic, following a eight-digit euro investment

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Microsoft Ventures partners with HTGF and Seedcamp – and eyes first deals in Berlin

Microsoft Ventures partners with HTGF and Seedcamp – and eyes first deals in Berlin

Nina Fowler October 1, 2013 3

Syndicates are flavour of the month – and Microsoft Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF)

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Windows Phone doubles share in Europe, trails iPhone by only one per cent in Germany

Windows Phone doubles share in Europe, trails iPhone by only one per cent in Germany

John Koetsier October 1, 2013 0

Windows Phone is continuing to make inroads over the Atlantic, almost doubling its

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Germany’s Heilemann brothers snap up mobile POS business Pepperbill

Germany’s Heilemann brothers snap up mobile POS business Pepperbill

Nina Fowler September 30, 2013 2

Germany’s Fabian and Ferry Heilemann, famed for selling DailyDeal to Google for $114m then buying it back, have made another purchase:

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Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh grabs $7.5m more to expand home-cooking service in US

Rocket Internet’s HelloFresh grabs $7.5m more to expand home-cooking service in US

Matt Marshall September 30, 2013 0

HelloFresh, a Berlin, Germany-based company that aims to make tasty, healthy meals at

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Pitchscoring – What happens when investors build an app for investors?

Pitchscoring – What happens when investors build an app for investors?

Nina Fowler September 30, 2013 1

An unusual pitch email arrived in our inbox last week – Pitchscoring, a web app created by Vienna-based Venionaire Capital to

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Twitter’s global mobile reach: 36% in US, 8% in Germany, 64% in Indonesia

Twitter’s global mobile reach: 36% in US, 8% in Germany, 64% in Indonesia

John Koetsier September 27, 2013 0

Twitter’s IPO is probably less than 90 days away, and the social media purveyor of the now is still rapidly

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