Steve Hilton, Crowdpac founder and Brexit advocate, joins Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

 TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on December 5-6. Think 3,000 crazy startup founders and investors talking for two solid days. And not to mention the hackathon on the weekend before!...

Payfit grabs $5.6 million to manage French payrolls

 French startup Payfit wants to modernize the good old paychecks in France. After just a few months, the company just raised $5.6 million (€5 million) from Otium Venture and Xavier...

Online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap scores $6M Series A

 Soundtrap, a cloud-based music and audio recording platform, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Nordic VC firm Industrifonden led the round, with participation from an array of existing...

Glisser closes $1M seed to spice up PowerPoints with interactivity

 Glisser, a London-based startup on a mission to end tedious presentations by letting presenters include real-time polls and Q&As, has closed a $1 million seed round. Read More ...

Just Eat backs Flypay to help restaurant and pub chains consolidate their tech

 Just Eat, the online takeout ordering behemoth, has invested in U.K. startup Flypay, which has built a platform to help restaurant and pub chains consolidate their various and disparate technology...

500 Startups brings growth hacking program to Berlin

 500 Startups has quietly brought its growth marketing program to Berlin in Germany. Dubbed “Distro Dojo“, the 3 month program targets post-Seed startups in need of marketing expertise as they...

Moley takes to Seedrs to crowdfund future kitchens with robotic chef arms

 The notion of a kitchen with a built in robot chef capable of whipping up a lobster bisque at the push of a button sounds like something out of Futurama....

European Startups! Get on the Disrupt London Battlefield stage! Deadline extended!

 The deadline to apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London has been extended! Startups from across the world now have until 12pm PT on October 13th to get their application in...

Hooks adds chat feature to let you converse around the same push notification

 Hooks, the app that enables you to get a push notification for things that are important to you — such as news, new film releases, or just about anything — has updated...

Gig wants to make it easier for millennials to pick up casual work in...

 Have we reached peak gig economy yet? Probably not, but when a startup calling itself Gig launches we are definitely making headway. The London-based company offers a platform targeting millennials...

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Indian Ministry thanks 17-year-old hacker for pointing out web flaws

An Indian External Affairs Ministry official has thanked a 17-year-old hacker who exposed flaws in Indian diplomatic missions' web sites that allowed intruders...