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Mike Butcher

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Freelance Journalist, mbites.com & Editor At Large — TechCrunch
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Video-call-your-Doctor startup KRY raises €6.1M Seed led by Index and Creandum

technewsi.altervista.org — Posted on 19 agosto 2016 The old-fashioned structur of traditional healthcare has led to poor quality, low availability and efficiency, especially in primary healthcare. The answer may be to sweep that away and build products directly for consumers, not the healthcare industry. That's why so many startups are creating video-based healthcare startups to get around the industry.

London’s Octopus launches new accelerator to capitalize on FinTech boom

Video-call-your-Doctor startup KRY raises €6.1M Seed led by Index and Creandum

techcrunch.com — The old-fashioned structur of traditional healthcare has led to poor quality, low availability and efficiency, especially in primary healthcare. The answer may be to sweep that away and build products directly for consumers, not the healthcare industry. That's why so many startups are creating video-based healthcare startups to get around the industry.

London’s Octopus launches new accelerator to capitalize on FinTech boom

techcrunch.com — Accelerators have been all the rage for the last 10 years in tech, but VC funds tend not to launch them in addition to their normal investment strategy. London-based Octopus Ventures is however taking a different tack.

Here’s the guy who unwittingly live-tweeted the raid on Bin Laden

techcrunch.com — Yesterday Sohaib Athar (@ReallyVirtual on Twitter) was just "an IT consultant taking a break from the rat-race by hiding in the mountains", specifically Abbottabad, northern Pakistan. The IT contractor and graduate of Preston University also says he's a 'startup specialist' on his LinkedIn profile, but now owns a coffee shop.

Post-Brexit, German shopping service Outfittery raises $22M round led by UK’s Octopus

technewsi.altervista.org — Outfittery, a curated shopping service for men's clothing, has raised $22 million in a new funding round led by London and New York-based VC firm Octopus Ventures. The so-called "U-Start Club" also joined the round - they ...

In Post-Brexit move, German shopping service Outfittery raises $22M round led by UK’s Octopus

techcrunch.com — Outfittery, a curated shopping service for men's clothing, has raised $22 million in a new funding round led by London and New York-based VC firm Octopus Ventures. The so-called "U-Start Club" also joined the round - they are an Italian group of investors which incorporates several family offices tied to the fashion industry in the country.

TechCrunch Tirana Meetup - Come meet us, Monday Aug 8

technewsi.altervista.org — After an impromptu meetup in Prizren, Kosovo, where I met with local startups, I'm heading to Tirana, Albania where I'll be holding an informal TechCrunch Meetup. Sign up here to get details soon on the details. There is also a Facebo...

TechCrunch Tirana Meetup - Come meet us, Monday Aug 8

techcrunch.com — After an impromptu meetup in Prizren, Kosovo, where I met with local startups, I'm heading to Tirana, Albania where I'll be holding an informal TechCrunch Meetup. Sign up here to get details soon on the details. It will be on the evening of Monday Aug 8.

Cronycle raises $2.6m for its ‘news-meets-collaboration’ platform

techcrunch.com — You're an analyst or business person who needs to constantly monitor important topics relevant to your sector and constantly switching between multiple apps, news sources, social media and platforms to do that. It's pretty daunting and time-consuming. You also need to collaborate with a team on all that incoming information.
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