Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Atomico From Zennstrom and Ljungman Part Of Founder Fund Trend - Skype founder's investment vehicle Atomico announced its first investment in Germany-based advertising tech company Wunderloop.
Spanish start-up Whisher promises free Wi-Fi for all - Whisher, financed by Swisscom and Benchmark Capital, encourages broadband sharing via WiFi. It competes among others with another Spain-based startup FON, backed by Google, Skype, Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital.
LinkedIn Connects to $12.8 Million - LinkedIn raises money from Bessemer Ventures and European Founders Fund to finance growth in Europe and compete with market leader Xing (formerly known as OpenBC).
Jajah dreams of a 2007 IPO - Austrian-based VoIP company reported to be thinking about an IPO later this year.