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 […]

MyOptique is consolidating the European online eyewear market, acquires ‘Scarlett of Soho’ (UK)

MyOptique, the leading online eyewear retailer in Europe, has made yet another acquisition in its quest to dominate the market and battle Mister Spex. After snapping up UK premium online eyewear business Eyewearbrands.com and Germany’s 4Care (Lensbest.de), the company is today announcing that it has acquired ‘Scarlett of Soho’ (also based in the UK). Terms […]