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Symbid is having a tough time, lately. The Dutch crowdfundingplatform took a huge loss over 2015 and things don’t seem much better at the start of 2016. But a brand new investment gives them some air to breath. In a new funding round, Symbid raised a convertible loan of €490.000 with an interest of 8 percent.
Startup Otrium closed its second seed round, raising a total of €600.000. The Amsterdam based e-tailer offers its users exclusive access to sample sales of high-end fashion brands. The young founders of Otrium, Max Klijnstra (25) and Milan Daniels (24), already raised €200.000 earlier this year. With this new investment round, they have raised a total of €800.000 within just nine months.
It’s the era of real time, big data analytics. Large companies such as IBM and SAS are still the powerhouses in this booming market, yet there’s plenty of room for a small Gaulish village to tackle the Roman Empire. Real Impact Analytics, a telecom big data startup from Belgium, is one of those Gauls. Today, they’ve announced a (first) 12 million euros investment round, led by venture capital funds Fortino Capital (Belgium) and Endeit Capital (the Netherlands)