Atomico Ventures

Type: Company
Name: Atomico Ventures
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Data Shows Which UK VCs Have Been The Most Active In The Last 5 Years

It was only at the end of last month that new data appeared showing that fundraising by European startups was emerging from the bad old days of 2001. Dow Jones VentureSource reported that they’d raised more than $2.8 billion from VCs in the second quarter ... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fab.com in Sale Talks

E-commerce brand Fab.com has been in sale discussions with various interested parties, as CEO Jason Goldberg revealed. Industry experts have predicted that the flash-sale company will sell for between $100 million to $150 million, which is a large decrease ... [Published Retail Online Integration - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Atomico co-leads $36m funding round for Japanese online news provider

Global growth investor Atomico has co-led a $36m investment round for Japanese news app company SmartNews .Gaming company Gree also invested in the funding round, which will help SmartNews expand its app business beyond Japan. Atomico said the company ... [Published AltAssets.net - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Funding Daily: A Japanese gaming company pours big bucks into a newsreader | VentureBeat | Deals

Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily[1] and never miss a deal.Here are today’s funding deals: Japanese news reading app[2] SmartNews just received a fat $36 million in second round funding ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 4 reports

SmartNews Raises $36M in Round Led by Atomico, GREE

SmartNews Inc., a news-discovery app for Apple Inc.'s iOS and Google Inc.'s Android, said it has raised $36 million in Series B funding. Investors in the Tokyo-based company include Atomico and GREE International Inc., a mobile-gaming ... ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Digital reader Flipboard to see fresh competition from Japan's SmartNews

Social news reader Flipboard will face more competition as Japan-based SmartNews plans a North American expansion with its own mobile news app.After receiving a $36 million funding infusion from investment firm Atomico and mobile social gaming company ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: Twitter-Mining News App SmartNews Raises $36 Million from Atomico and Gree

Japanese newsreading app SmartNews has raised $36 million in new funding, in a round led by growth-stage investment firm Atomico and mobile-social gaming company Gree.The app is available on both iOS and Android in Japan, and has consistently been a top-five ... [Published Recode - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

FreedomPop is about to turn any LTE tablet into a phone with free data, voice and texting

FreedomPop on Wednesday announced plans to sell discounted LTE tablets that come with a free data plus connectivity capable of offering tablet buyers phone features. In addition to browsing the web with their tablets, FreedomPop tablet buyers will also ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rival Baby eCommerce Sites Merge

Online baby and maternal products company BebeStore announced last week that it had completed an agreement to acquire Baby – its former rival. While financial terms of the cash transaction were not disclosed, the New York Times reported that the deal ... [Published PYMNTS.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 3 reports

Atomico alleges ex-employee used its name to invest on behalf of own VC fund

(Reuters) – Atomico Partners , a London-based venture firm founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom , is suing a former employee and a consultant for allegedly secretly diverting potential Atomico investments to a venture firm that the two were ... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 09 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 2 reports

Watch The Disrupt NY Day 3 Live Stream Here!

 This is the beginning of the end.Day 3 of TechCrunch Disrupt NY has officially begun, and we've saved some of the best for last.We'll be hearing from Skype founder and Atomico partner Niklas Zennstrom, Whisper's Michael Heyward and investor Roloef Botha, ... [Published TechCrunch - May 07 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 9 reports

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. PRESS RELEASE EVRYTHNG, the Web of Things software company that makes products ... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 01 2014]

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When it was launched in Manchester in June, founder and chief operating officer Caspar Woolley said: "This buzzing city with the thriving business and entertainment hubs of Salford was a natural next step."
Shellhammer, Goldberg, and their growing roster of international investors are betting that Fab.com will become the world's next great retailer. "They're building a global iconic brand that can be a $10 billion to $20 billion business" says Fab investor Geoffrey Prentice, a partner at European venture-capital firm Atomico. "In 10 years, they'll basically be in every living room...
...of useful health, employment and local information services without data charges," Guy Rosen, a product manager at Facebook said in a blog post. "By providing free basic services via the app, we hope to bring more people online and help them discover valuable services they might not have otherwise."
Sesar added, "Whether it's the integration of the internetinternet of things' or increasing one's productivity on the road, people are just beginning to tap into the potential of what tablets can do. With this platform becoming increasingly important to customers, they shouldn't be harnessed by phone carriers' restrictions."

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Hailo taxi app plans Salford expansion [Published Salford Online - Aug 20 2014]
Data Shows Which UK VCs Have Been The Most Acti... [Published TechCrunch - Aug 17 2014]
Fab.com in Sale Talks [Published Retail Online Integration - Aug 12 2014]
Atomico co-leads $36m funding round for Japanes... [Published AltAssets.net - Aug 11 2014]
Funding Daily: A Japanese gaming company pours ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 09 2014]
Funding Daily: A Japanese gaming company pours ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 09 2014]
SmartNews Raises $36M in Round Led by Atomico, ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Aug 09 2014]
Funding Daily: A Japanese gaming company pours ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 09 2014]
Digital reader Flipboard to see fresh competiti... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 08 2014]
U.S.-Bound News Reading App SmartNews Gets $36M [Published Media Post - Aug 08 2014]
Flipboard is about to get some competition on i... [Published GigaOM - Aug 08 2014]
Funding roundup - week ending 8/8/14 [Published Vator.tv - Aug 08 2014]
Japanese newsreader SmartNews snatches up $36M ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 08 2014]
Japanese newsreader SmartNews snatches up $36M ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 08 2014]
Exclusive: Twitter-Mining News App SmartNews Ra... [Published Recode - Aug 08 2014]
July in Latin America: All the tech news you sh... [Published The Next Web - Aug 01 2014]
iPad mini, Samsung LTE tablets get free phone s... [Published Tab Times - Jul 31 2014]
FreedomPop is about to turn any LTE tablet into... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 31 2014]
FREEDOMPOP LAUNCHES TABLETS WITH PHONE CAPABILI... [Published Fierce Wireless - Jul 30 2014]
Rival Baby eCommerce Sites Merge [Published PYMNTS.com - Jul 28 2014]
Fab.com Announces Layoffs of 80 to 90 Workers i... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - May 22 2014]
The Daily Startup: Former Google Exec Targets I... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - May 09 2014]
Atomico alleges ex-employee used its name to in... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 09 2014]
Venture firm Atomico sues ex-employee, consulta... [Published Reuters: Technology News - May 08 2014]
Venture firm Atomico sues ex-employee, consulta... [Published Reuters: Business News - May 08 2014]
The Daily Startup: Full Speed Ahead for Health ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - May 08 2014]
Zennström — Going Global Outside The Valley, We... [Published TechCrunch - May 07 2014]
Watch The Disrupt NY Day 3 Live Stream Here! [Published TechCrunch - May 07 2014]
Watch The Disrupt NY Day 3 Live Stream Here! [Published TechCrunch Europe - May 07 2014]
EVRYTHNG raises $7 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - May 01 2014]
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Funding Daily: A Japanese gaming company pours ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 09 2014]
Image Credit: Shutterstock Get all the tech funding news of the day delivered straight to your mailbox! Sign up for Funding Daily and never miss a deal. Here are today’s funding deals: SmartNews snatches up $36M Japanese news reading app ...
Japanese newsreader SmartNews snatches up $36M ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 08 2014]
Image Credit: SmartNews Japanese news reading app SmartNews just received a fat $36 million in second round funding from International investment firm Atomico and mobile-social gaming company GREE to push its product outside the borders of Japan. ...
Fab.com Announces Layoffs of 80 to 90 Workers i... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - May 22 2014]
Online retailer Fab.com is laying off between 80 and 90 employees in its latest round of cutbacks. Fab CEO Jason Goldberg has apparently shut down his personal blogRamsay de Give The New York-based company said in a statement that the layoffs represent ...
The Daily Startup: Former Google Exec Targets I... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - May 09 2014]
MagriniUnited Ventures After working as an executive for Google in Italy, Spain and Portugal, Massimiliano Magrini decided to become a venture capitalist with the goal of supporting entrepreneurism in Europe. He’s now on the verge of closing the ...
Atomico alleges ex-employee used its name to in... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 09 2014]
(Reuters) – Atomico Partners , a London-based venture firm founded by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom , is suing a former employee and a consultant for allegedly secretly diverting potential Atomico investments to a venture firm that the two were ...
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