Dutch file-sharing company WeTransfer acquires FiftyThree, the maker of the popular Paper and Paste applications

The Netherlands-based WeTransfer has acquired the team, patent/IP and trademark portfolio, and all assets for the popular ‘Paper’ and ‘Paste’ apps from New York and Seattle-based FiftyThree for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2009, WeTransfer boasts 42 million monthly users, who are able to send and share large files of all types around the world […]

Swedish startup Impactpool raises €715,000 to connect talent with NGOs

Swedish startup Impactpool, which matches NGOs with talented job seekers around the world, has raised €715,000. The round was led by Lexis Invest, a major owner of Nextory, along with previous investors. The business angel Staffan Ingeborn, who runs Innovation Capital, also invested in the company for the first time. “We saw a huge interest […]

German fitness startup Freeletics raises funds from US investors for its AI-powered app

Munich-based fitness startup Freeletics has received a significant investment from a leading group of US-based venture capital firms including Courtside Ventures, Elysian Park Ventures, Causeway Media Partners, JAZZ Venture Partners, and ward.ventures. These VCs work with top US sports teams including the San Francisco 49ers, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Dodgers. “These investors […]