Amsterdam-based StuDocu raises €1.35 million from Point Nine Capital, Peak to help students study

Amsterdam-based StuDocu, better known in The Netherlands under its original name, StudeerSnel, has scored €1.35 million in seed funding from local VC Peak Capital and Berlin-based Point Nine Capital to expand internationally. StuDocu is an edtech startup that basically enables students to study faster and more efficiently, by providing them with an online platform on […]

Swisscom acquires majority stake in on-demand services marketplace Mila

Swiss ICT provider Swisscom has acquired a majority stake in Mila, a sharing economy startup based in Zurich, Switzerland, for an undisclosed price. Swisscom was already quite familiar with Mila, which basically enables users to discover, book and pay for local services from other customers and small businesses online, having partnered with the startup two […]

Dublin-based WhatClinic buys UK dental appointment booking startup Toothpick.com

UK-based dental appointment-booking startup Toothpick has been acquired by Dublin, Ireland-based healthcare marketplace and comparison site WhatClinic. The price was not disclosed. Launched in 2013 and backed by investors like Passion Capital and EC1 Capital, Toothpick says it has facilitated more than 1 million bookings to date. The acquisition will introduce Toothpick’s software to more […]