Europe – TechCrunch 1 February 2018

Move Guides acquires Polaris Global Mobility to expand services for expats and relocation

 Relocation, relocation, relocation, as the saying (sort of) goes. On the heels of raising $48 million last year to tap into the growing needs of businesses to handle global workforces (a huge if sometimes controversial area of the job market), Move Guides today announced an acquisition to expand its footprint in the market and the services it offers to customers. The startup is buying up… Read More

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Uberall scores $25M Series B for its location marketing platform

 Uberall, the Berlin-headquartered startup that has developed a cloud-based platform to let small and large businesses get listed and market themselves across multiple location-based services, has picked up $25 million in Series B funding. Read More

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Telegram apps fall foul of iOS App Store content rules

 The Telegram messaging apps appear to have breached Apple’s App Store guidelines and are currently unavailable for download on iOS. 9to5Mac spotted the absence yesterday, having been alerted via a Reddit thread. Read More

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Factmata closes $1M seed round as it seeks to build an ‘anti fake news’ media platform

 While large companies like Facebook and publishers continue to rethink what their role is in disseminating news these days in the wake of the growing influence of ‘fake news’ and the ever-present spread of misleading clickbait, a London-based startup called Factmata has closed a seed round of $1 million in its ambition to build a platform using AI to help fix the problem across… Read More

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