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  • Oyo to invest $335M in vacation rental business in Europe push – TechCrunch

    Indian budget hotel booking startup Oyo will invest 300 million euros ($335 million) in its vacation home rental business, it said Wednesday, as it looks to expand its footprint in Europe and possibly closely compete with global giant Airbnb, one of its investors. The Gurgaon-based startup, which acquired Amsterdam-based holiday rental company Leisure in May [

  • Sequoia leads $40M investment in mobile messaging startup Attentive – TechCrunch

    Attentive, a startup helping retailers personalize their mobile messages, is announcing that it has raised $40 million in Series B funding. The startup was founded by Brian Long and Andrew Jones, who sold their previous startup TapCommerce to Twitter. When they announced Attentive’s $13 million Series A last year, Long told me the startup is [

  • Spaceflow, the ‘tenant experience platform’, scores $1.8M investment – TechCrunch

    Spaceflow, a startup founded out of Prague that offers a “tenant experience platform” to help landlords provide a better service, has raised $1.8 million in funding. Leading the round is Credo Ventures, with participation from Day One Capital, and UP21. The company, which also has an office in Sillicon Valley, says it will use the [