Atomico Ventures

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

2014 sees significant investment, acquisitions in mobile phone sector

Investments injected into the telecommunications and IT sector will be directed toward mobile applications during the coming phase, Yehia Thawrat, CEO of Link Egypt says.(AFP Photo)By Mohamed Alaa EldinIt seems that 2014 was the year of investment in ... [Published Daily Star Egypt - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Hailo to pull out of North America amid 'astronomical' marketing costs

Taxi hailing app Hailo is to pull out of North America as the London-based company struggles to make a profit amid “astronomical” marketing costs.Its co-chief executive Jay Bregman is to leave the company as well as 40 employees as the company retrenches ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Capital Gains: Square’s Big Round, Alibaba’s Play For TV and More

Vjeran PavicIt was another big week for big deals. Here’s a roundup of the latest funding headlines, brought to you by  Re/code :Square  closed a $150 million investment round ( which  Re/code reported on in August)  led by the Government of Singapore ... [Published Recode - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Online mobile phone directory app Truecaller raises $60m

Series AOnline pharmacy PillPack has secured $8.75 million in Series A funding in a round led by Accel Partners. Other participants in the round included Atlas Venture, High Line Venture Partners, QueensBridge Venture Partners, Andy Palmer, and David ... [Published Red Herring - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 23 reports

Truecaller gets $60 million funding

Truecaller, which helps people take the right call, today announced that an investor group led by Atomico, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Sequoia Capital, Jerry Murdock (co-founder of Insight Venture Partners) and Stefan Lennhammer has invested ... [Published Light Reading India - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden's Truecaller clinches $60 mln in venture capital funding

Reuters – 4 minutes 27 seconds agoBusiness News »Jane Ferland was shocked when an Air Canada agent tried to push her suitcase into a metal measuring cart and it didn’t fit. Last week, Air Canada started a …VANCOUVER - A new Fraser Institute paper suggests ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden's Truecaller clinches $60 mln in venture capital funding

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Truecaller, a global mobile phone directory and caller identification service, has secured $60 million in funding from U.S. tech funds and lured a founder of Internet calling firm Skype to its board, the Swedish startup said on ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Hailo founder to address Irish Software Association awards

Enterprise Ireland head of internationally traded services and software Jennifer Condon; ISA chair and Trilogy Technologies managing director Edel Creely; and Irish Software Association director Paul SweetmanUS-based founder and CEO of taxi app Hailo ... [Published Business & Leadership - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Corus Partnership to Showcase Digital Content

Corus Entertainment has formed a partnership with multichannel network operator KIN Community and its online video and social network , bringing together content creators and digital advertising opportunities in the Canadian marketplace.Corus has led ... [Published Mediacaster - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Corus, Kin to create female-targeted programming

Mr. Gerry Mackrell reportsCORUS ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING MULTICHANNEL NETWORK FOR WOMEN'S LIFESTYLE ON YOUTUBE, KIN COMMUNITYCorus Entertainment Inc. has led a Series C round of financing in the Santa Monica-based lifestyle ... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Niklas Zennström: Great Companies Can Come From Anywhere

– Kevin Abosch Whenever the tech bubble question comes up, as it does with regularity, it sparks a debate about the definition of a bubble, or what qualifies as overvaluation. When I hear this debate, I focus less on the word “bubble” and more on the ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 05 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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"First I wouldn't say we were being pushed out of the U S " Tom Barr, CEO of Hailo, said
"With these new price breaks and no surge pricing, Hailo is helping local residents and business travelers feel great about their first choice in ground transportation--safe, legal, and licensed taxis in Atlanta. This is an example of another step in helping to modernize Atlanta's taxi system with less infrastructure costs and better pricing by providing the ability to e-hail on demand right from your smartphone." said Kevin Hatfield, President of Hailo North America
...information and block spam calls, but this is just the beginning of what we can do for our users," said Truecaller co-founder and CEO Alan Mamedi. "We are committed to perfecting the Truecaller experience, and believe that intelligent and predictive services will be the future of the contact management experience."
Founded in 2009, Truecaller currently has 85 million registered users worldwide, with India alone accounting for around 40 million of those. "Most investors see a future in India, and are excited by the changes in the (technology) ecosystem with the smartphone revolution here. It is the hottest market" Truecaller co-founder Alan Mamedi told TOI over phone...

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We weren’t pushed out of US: Hailo [Published CNBC - 16 hours ago]
2014 sees significant investment, acquisitions ... [Published Daily Star Egypt - Oct 18 2014]
Truecaller partners with Microsoft to launch Li... [Published Light Reading India - Oct 17 2014]
Hailo to pull out of North America amid 'astron... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
Taxi hailing app Hailo to leave North America, ... [Published London South East - Oct 14 2014]
Capital Gains: Square’s Big Round, Alibaba’s Pl... [Published Recode - Oct 12 2014]
Weekly Digest (03rd-10th October 2014) [Published Media Nama - Oct 11 2014]
Funding roundup - week ending 10/10/14 [Published Vator.tv - Oct 10 2014]
Hailo Accelerates E-Hailing Fight In Atlanta [Published Scottrade - Oct 10 2014]
Online mobile phone directory app Truecaller ra... [Published Red Herring - Oct 09 2014]
The Daily Startup: Late-Stage Deals Raise Bar f... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Oct 09 2014]
Truecaller gets $60 million funding [Published Light Reading India - Oct 09 2014]
Frontrunning: October 9 [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 09 2014]
Truecaller Announces $60 Million in New Funding... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 09 2014]
Mobile phone directory Truecaller scoops $60M f... [Published Techcircle.in - Oct 09 2014]
Truecaller raises $60 million from Atomico, KPC... [Published Media Nama - Oct 09 2014]
Truecaller gets $60m funding [Published Times of India - Oct 08 2014]
Collaborative phone directory Truecaller raises... [Published Vator.tv - Oct 08 2014]
Truecaller Raises $60 Million for Verified Glob... [Published Converge! Network Digest - Oct 08 2014]
Truecaller Scores $60 Million In Series C From ... [Published AEC News Room - Oct 08 2014]
Sequoia Capital leads $60 million round in call... [Published Economic Times - Oct 08 2014]
Directory app Truecaller completes series C fun... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 08 2014]
Truecaller gets $60 mn funding, plans aggressiv... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 08 2014]
Directory App Truecaller Raises $60M At A $300M... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 08 2014]
Sweden's Truecaller Raises $60M in Round Led by... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Oct 08 2014]
Sweden’s Truecaller Raises $60 Million From Top... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Oct 08 2014]
Truecaller grabs $60M to help you avoid spammer... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 08 2014]
Truecaller grabs $60M to help you avoid spammer... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 08 2014]
Atomico, KPCB and Sequoia back Swedish phone di... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 08 2014]
Sweden's Truecaller clinches $60 mln in venture... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 08 2014]
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The Daily Startup: Late-Stage Deals Raise Bar f... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Oct 09 2014]
Traders at the New York Stock ExchangeReuters More than ever before, highly valued private companies are deciding that rushing to go public isn’t worth the trouble , reports the WSJ’s Yuliya Chernova. Among the reasons are the headaches involved with ...
Frontrunning: October 9 [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 09 2014]
Five U.S. airports to screen for fever ( Reuters ) Danger, central banks trading with each other: Bipolar U.S. Stocks See Biggest Mood Swing in Three Years  ( BBG ) Draghi Policies Blunted in Berlin as German Protests Grow ( BBG ) White policeman kills ...
Sweden’s Truecaller Raises $60 Million From Top... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Oct 08 2014]
STOCKHOLM—The Swedish company behind the popular Truecaller caller-id application is getting another large batch of venture capital funding and some new prominent backers. True Software Scandinavia AB, the company behind the app, is collecting $60 million ...
Truecaller grabs $60M to help you avoid spammer... [Published Venturebeat - Oct 08 2014]
Above: Truecaller co-founders AlanMamedi NamiZarringhalam. Image Credit: Truecaller I have a rule: Never pick up calls from unknown numbers without scheduling a conversation first. Why? Ninety-nine percent of the time, it’s someone I don’t want to ...
Atomico, KPCB and Sequoia back Swedish phone di... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 08 2014]
Swedish phone directory app Truecaller has raised $60 million in Series C funding in a round led by Atomico, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sequoia Capital . Other investors were Jerry Murdock, a co-founder of  Insight Venture Partners  and ...
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