ProCEEd #10 (June 29 — July 5, 2015)

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The past week has brought a few funding stories, ranging from €500,000 for Estonian coModule to $20 million for Russian-born Trucker Path that operates in the US. In longer reads, there are pieces on startup communities in Poland and Bulgaria, as well as a story by yours truly about Ukrainian fintech startup Zen Assets that works on the British market.

Enjoy the news and the weather, and have a good week!


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Yota Devices has denied the widespread news that its next devices are going to run Jolla’s Sailfish OS


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Russian-born Trucker Path has raised $20 million in funding to claim the Uber For Truckers moniker


Startup news

  • Lithuanian game creation platform for non-coders TutoTOONS has hit 20 million downloads in twice less time
  • Russian-born Trucker Path has raised $20 million in funding to claim the Uber For Truckers moniker
  • Polish reward-card platform startup ZenCard has picked up €2 million from local investors
  • Estonian coModule has secured €500,000 in seed funding from High-Tech Gruenderfonds to bring mobile connectivity, data analytics and Internet of Things to the world of electric vehicles
  • Polish PublishSoSimply has created what it calls a “responsive and interactive alternative for PDF files”
  • First investment of Macedonian business angels has gone to WeLrn

VC news

Bigger companies

  • Yota Devices has denied the widespread news that its next devices are going to run Jolla’s Sailfish OS
  • Russia’s major e-commerce company Ulmart has confirmed IPO plans in 2016, considers private equity deal in late 2015
  • Intel has launched IoT Lab in Russia focused on smart buildings, smart cities and retail

Governments

Long reads

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