Repixl Pivots To ‘On-Demand’ Image Editing Service

IMG_0944 Everybody calls themselves the ‘Uber of X’ these days, but Repixl has definitely caught the Uber bug. The U.K. startup has pivoted from offering a simple consumer-facing photo website that let anybody upload their photos to be retouched for a fixed fee, to something more akin to a fully-fledged ‘on-demand’ service that lets individuals and companies outsource their… Read More

Repixl Pivots To ‘On-Demand’ Image Editing Service

IMG_0944 Everybody calls themselves the ‘Uber of X’ these days, but Repixl has definitely caught the Uber bug. The U.K. startup has pivoted from offering a simple consumer-facing photo website that let anybody upload their photos to be retouched for a fixed fee, to something more akin to a fully-fledged ‘on-demand’ service that lets individuals and companies outsource their… Read More

Doctena, The European Medical Booking Platform, Scores €4.5M Funding

Doctena Brussels-based Doctena, founded in 2013, represents a familiar European startup story. It sells a medical booking platform that lets doctors offer online booking to their patients and has successfully launched in three European countries — Luxembourg, Netherlands and Belgium — juggling regulatory differences in each country and doing it all with modest funding. Read More

CEO Of Angry Birds Maker Rovio To Step Down After Just One Year

angry-birds-epic Citing a ‘corporate’ decision making process that left the company slow to respond to the competition, Rovio, the company behind the Angry Birds franchise, has announced that CEO Pekka Rantala is to step down after just one year. Current Chief Legal Officer Kati Levoranta is to take over as new CEO from the beginning of 2016. Read More

7 On-Demand Delivery Startups In London

Delivery Cube drivers - small We count 7 on-demand delivery startups currently battling it out in London (although there are doubtless more) as entrepreneurs and VCs make big bets on smartphone-driven convenience and the promise of getting you food or just about anything delivered to your door within minutes. Read More

After Falling Through The Series A Gap, Restaurant Delivery Startup Dine In Shutters

Dine In Not only was he confident of closing an imminent Series A round, but his company, which launched a year before better-known and much better-funded Deliveroo, had just acquired MyDeliveryCab, serving as the purpose for our call. He was also bullish about the startup’s now mature technology, talking up plans to begin deploying Dine In’s software and delivery fleet to other… Read More

Flash Sales Site SportPursuit Scores £9.5M Series C

Founders Photo_best version SportPursuit, the flash sales site for ‘premium’ outdoor and sports gear, has raised £9.5 million in Series C funding. Investors this time around are Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), Grafton Capital, and existing backer Draper Esprit, bringing total funding for the London-based company to just shy of £16 million since launching in 2012. Read More