NYC-based hospitality platform @aliceapp raised $9.5M in Series A led by @Expedia with Laconia, @645ventures and Neuehouse founders, bringing its total funding to $13M; it offers a SaaS-based pricing model with hotel partners that pay $500 – $1500 a month.
London-based seller profiling startup and Techstars alumni @eRated_co raised $1.7M in seed funding from @techstars and unnamed UK angel investors; it allows online marketplace sellers to create a profile that integrates all ratings and reviews from marketplaces and social networks aiming to boost sales.
#BigData @Microsoft acquired a modified version of Minecraft for teachers & students @MinecraftEdu #Hoogbegaafdheid
#BigData @stormventures launches a $10M fund dubbed Storm India SaaS Fund focused mainly on seed & Series A rounds
#BigData #wearables & #IoT focused accelerator @wearableworld raised $4.5M by #Chinese Radiant Venture Capital #HongKong #BigDataQ
#BigData #EUR #bitcoin exchange company @krakenfx acquired NYC-based bitcoin exchange @coinsetter (which acquired Canadian @CAVIRTEX)
#BigData #Tokyo #businessmessaging @chatwork_en got $12.5M by Jafco with @gmovp, Shinsei, SMBC; accrding to analyss, owns 70% of the market
#BigData UK-based customer driven marketing startup @Adestra raised $7.2M in funding from @BGF_team to continue its expansion to the US