Atomico Ventures

Type: Company
Name: Atomico Ventures
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Startup From Ipanema

marinini/ShutterstockWith the FIFA World Cup just months away and the Olympic Games following in two years’ time, the international spotlight is on Brazil like never before. And for those of us who have championed Brazil’s technology industry for many ... [Published Recode - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Niklas Zennstrom: More Great Startups Everywhere, Not Just Silicon Valley

The Skype founder's venture capital firm Atomico helps companies expand internationally. ... [Published Digits - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to the Norwegian Venture Capital Conference 2014

Registration is now open for the Norwegian Venture Capital Conference on June 18 in Trondheim, Norway.Don’t miss this opportunity to get unique insights into global technology trends within the ICT and energy fields, as well as an overview of the markets ... [Published Investinor - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Finding the Next Google Is About Talent, Not Location

"Great companies that turn an industry upside down can come from anywhere, and the next Microsoft or Google is just waiting to be found. To find them, you need to be more aware of talent than of location", says entrepreneur Niklas Zennström .Zennström ... [Published Funds Society - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

The 39 Most Valuable Startups In The World

Back in June 2013 , design startup Fab raised $US150 million in part one of its Series D round at a pre-money valuation of $US1 billion.To date, Fab has raised a whopping $US335 million from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Atomico, Baroda Ventures, ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 2 reports

Rdio picks up Dhingana to make a push into India

Rdio already has a major global presence, offering its services in 51 countries, and in almost all of the major continents across the globe (sorry Antarctica, you're going to have to wait). Like every other big tech company, though, they have at least ... [Published Vator.tv - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 4 reports

Klarna secures EUR 90 mln for Sofort acquisition

Swedish ecommerce company Klarna has raised EUR 90 million from its investors for the acquisition of German payment systems provider Sofort .The fundraising has been directed by Klarna’s founders, with participation of investors like Sequoia Capital, ... [Published Paypers - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 2 reports

Atomico Adds to Investment in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Brazil — Atomico, the venture capital firm led by Niklas Zennstrom, the co-founder of Skype, is investing in Brazil again, a sign that entrepreneurship continues to grow here even amid a lagging economy.The firm, which is based in London, plans ... [Published Gnom.es - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 2 reports

Mobile Learning Startup Quipper Picks Up GBP3.4M

Quipper Ltd. has raised 3.4 million U.K. pounds to support its Web-based mobile learning service.Atomico, Japanese publishing house Benesse and Globis Capital Partners invested in the round, which brings the London company's total funding to more than ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 07 2014 - 2 reports

Atomico-Backed Quipper Gets Another $5.8M To Expand The Reach Of Its E-Learning Platform

Quipper, an e-learning platform backed by the London-based VC firm, Atomico, that's led by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, has closed a new tranche of funding. The $5.8 million Series A2 round takes Quipper's total funding to just over $10 million ... [Published TechCrunch - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Dec 20 2013 - Updated Dec 21 2013 - 3 reports

Newly profitable Knewton raises $51M for personalized learning

Jose Ferreira, CEO of Knewton When we were children, most teachers taught to the middle — if you picked up concepts too slowly or quickly, you fell behind. These days, a new “personalized learning” trend has emerged, which offers teachers a better ... [Published Venturebeat - Dec 20 2013]
First reported Nov 19 2013 - Updated Nov 20 2013 - 4 reports

Atomico launches $476M fund to find the next Rovio, Jawbone, or Fab

LeWeb Atomico CEO Niklas Zennstrom at LeWeb 11. Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Tickets on Sale Now The next Rovio is out there somewhere, and Atomico wants to help fund it. The international VC firm has closed i ts latest fund, Atomico ... [Published Venturebeat - Nov 19 2013]

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"As a mobile business, we're constantly looking for ways to help people get where they need to go," said Hailo's Head of Two-Wheel Tech. "If this is successful, then the scheme might be rolled outout to skateboards, pogo sticks and toy red wagons."
"Great companies that turn an industry upside down can come from anywhere, and the next Microsoft or Google is just waiting to be found. To find them, you need to be more aware of talent than of location" , says entrepreneur Niklas Zennström
"We hope that you enjoyed listening to Dhingana as much as we enjoyed building it. But alas, all good things must come to an end. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for letting us be a part of your musical moments!"
...its first "test" sale of oil from its strategic petroleum reserve since Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, describing the planned release as intended "to appropriately assess the system's capabilities in the event of a disruption"

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The Daily Startup: Paperless Post Invites $25M,... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 9 hours ago]
The Startup From Ipanema [Published Recode - Apr 15 2014]
Niklas Zennstrom: More Great Startups Everywher... [Published Digits - Apr 11 2014]
Niklas Zennstrom: More Great Startups Everywher... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 11 2014]
Welcome to the Norwegian Venture Capital Confer... [Published Investinor - Apr 09 2014]
Event focused on Middle East startups and femal... [Published Business Intelligence Middle East - Apr 07 2014]
Hailo Introduces Tandem Taxi Bikes [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 01 2014]
Finding the Next Google Is About Talent, Not Lo... [Published Funds Society - Mar 31 2014]
The 39 Most Valuable Startups In The World [Published Business Insider Australia - Mar 20 2014]
INTERNATIONAL REPORT: Germany and Belgium – Res... [Published Business Facilities - Mar 19 2014]
Why this startup is better off in Tokyo than in... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Mar 19 2014]
Xapo raises $20m – Investment Round Up [Published Red Herring - Mar 14 2014]
Klarna secures EUR 90 mln for Sofort acquisition [Published Paypers - Mar 14 2014]
Klarna Raises €90 Million for Acquisition of SO... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Mar 14 2014]
Klarna Raises €90 Million for Acquisition of SO... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Mar 14 2014]
Klarna raises €90 million for acquisition of SO... [Published MyNewsDesk - Mar 14 2014]
Rdio picks up Dhingana to make a push into India [Published Vator.tv - Mar 14 2014]
Exclusive: Rdio buys Dhingana to Enter India [Published Media Nama - Mar 14 2014]
GSV Capital's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - E... [Published Seeking Alpha - Mar 14 2014]
Deals of the day: Singer sewing on the block [Published Fortune - Mar 13 2014]
Frontrunning: March 13 [Published Zero Hedge - Mar 13 2014]
PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Ma... [Published Reuters - Mar 13 2014]
Atomico Adds to Investment in Brazil [Published Gnom.es - Mar 12 2014]
Atomico Adds to Investment in Brazil [Published DealBook - Mar 12 2014]
Skype founder?s Atomico backs mobile learning b... [Published AltAssets.net - Mar 10 2014]
10 startup funding rounds in Asia last week [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Mar 10 2014]
Mobile Learning Startup Quipper Picks Up GBP3.4M [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Mar 07 2014]
Optio Labs raises $10 million – Investment Roun... [Published Red Herring - Mar 07 2014]
Funding roundup - week ending 3/7/14 [Published Vator.tv - Mar 07 2014]
Niklas Zennstroms Atomico makes another investm... [Published Growth Business UK - Mar 07 2014]
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The Daily Startup: Paperless Post Invites $25M,... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 9 hours ago]
Paperless co-founders Alexa Hirschfeld and James HirschfeldPaperless Competing with everyone from Evite.com to Facebook ‘s Events Calendar, Paperless   has raised $25 million in new venture funding to grow its Paperless Post digital and printed ...
Niklas Zennstrom: More Great Startups Everywher... [Published Digits - Apr 11 2014]
The Skype founder's venture capital firm Atomico helps companies expand internationally. ...
Niklas Zennstrom: More Great Startups Everywher... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 11 2014]
Niklas Zennstrom knows technology and knows the venture capital business. He co-founded communications powerhouse Skype, which he sold to eBay for $3.1 billion in 2005. Then he was part of a group that reacquired it and sold it again, to Microsoft, ...
Klarna Raises €90 Million for Acquisition of SO... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Mar 14 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Klarna today announced it has raised €90 million from its investors, in order to finance the acquisition of SOFORT. The fundraising was led by Klarna’s founders, with participation from existing investors like Sequoia Capital, ...
Klarna Raises €90 Million for Acquisition of SO... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Mar 14 2014]
STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Klarna today announced it has raised €90 million from its investors, in order to finance the acquisition of SOFORT. The fundraising was led by Klarna’s founders, with participation from existing investors like Sequoia Capital, ...
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