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Is LinkedIn similar to KinkedIn?

The UKIPO considers the question

Is LinkedIn similar to KinkedIn?

The rise of in-game purchases

The use of in-game purchases has become increasingly popular. This monetisation model involves the sale of game play extras to users in order to add an...

The rise of in-game purchases

Happy birthday to the GDPR!

The GDPR has been in effect for a year now. What have we learned and what's next?

Happy birthday to the GDPR!

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Kolibri Games develops and publishes Idle Miner Tycoon, which has been downloaded by more than 104 million players worldwide since releasing in 2016.

The acquisition was completed on January 31 and is expected to be accretive to Ubisoft’s earnings. The agreement gives Ubisoft the option of gradually raising its stake in Kolibri Games to 100% over the next four years.

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NCR Corporation, a global enterprise technology company for the retail, hospitality and banking sectors, purchased Zynstra for circa £100 million and the sale follows several years of collaboration.

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Taylor Wessing has advised early-stage tech investor Dawn Capital on its secondary purchase of shares from shareholders of Dataiku Inc. This values Dataiku at over USD1 billion. This is the latest in a long line of deals that Taylor Wessing has advised Dawn Capital on.

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The raise brought in a series of new strategic partners for Babylon. PIF, one of the world's largest sovereign funds; one of the largest US health insurers; ERGO Fund of global reinsurer Munich Re; and existing Babylon shareholders Kinnevik AB; and Vostok New Ventures, committed over $450m (which includes an option for one party to invest an addition USD50 million to be exercised at a later date), with the remainder expected to be closed shortly.

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The latest funding consists of two previously undisclosed rounds. This includes the most recently closed $130 million Series C undertaken by Taylor Wessing and led by ICONIQ Capital.

A previous $30m Series B was led by 83North in January 2018. Total funds raised now stand at $175m.

Since launching in 2014, Wolt has expanded to a total of 15 countries and 50 cities. Wolt’s solution to food delivery is based on its proprietary technology: the company’s platform optimises logistics in real-time, allowing Wolt to deliver food in an efficient way.

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E-commerce personalisation platform, RevLifter has raised £2.3 million in a seed funding round led by a syndicate of investors which includes Coutts. 

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