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Singaporean-Finnish Startup Nonstop Games Raises $2.9M For Core Gaming On iOS, Android

Singaporean-Finnish Startup Nonstop Games Raises $2.9M For Core Gaming On iOS, Android

Nonstop Games, a Singaporean-Finnish gaming company (yes, really), just picked up $ 2.9 million from two Scandinavian venture firms, Creandum and Lifeline Ventures, to build out core games for iOS and Android. The company’s team has an interesting backstory. Henric Suuronen was a head of studio at one of Europe’s biggest social gaming companies Wooga, … Continued

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Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Legit, a startup working on a universal reputation system that could help sharing economy services verify whether users are trustworthy, has announced its team will join Facebook. Specifically, co-founders Jeremy Barton and Rob Boyle will now work for the world’s top social network. Legit’s exit blog post from a few days ago offers little details on … Continued

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Rocket-backed social gifting startup DropGifts takes the B2B route to the US

Rocket-backed social gifting startup DropGifts takes the B2B route to the US

Rocket Internet-incubated DropGifts is often referred to as a clone of Swedish social gifting startup Wrapp, and there’s something to be said for that. But today, the fledgling company is announcing its debut in the United States, with a twist that it hopes will set it apart from Wrapp. DropGifts is today launching a B2B … Continued

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Meet Your Doppelganger On Sodisco. A First Look At Ex-Payvment CEO Christian Taylor’s New Startup

Lonely? Wish you had someone to geek out with about the weird stuff you’re into? Sodisco wants to find you a play date. It’s the soon-to-launch startup from Christian Taylor, ex-CEO of Facebook e-commerce platform Payvment, which just got bought by Intuit. Taylor called me up to reveal what Sodisco’s all about: analyzing your interests … Continued