Digital Business


LateRooms co-founder backs Twitter and Facebook-based event ticketing platform Fatsoma

An undisclosed investment from The North West Fund for Digital & Creative into Fatsoma has included a commitment from LateRooms co-founder Chris Allen.


Mark Pearson’s Markco Media invests in unsold event retailer Last Second Tickets

A business which deals in unsold tickets has secured a fresh £1 million investment from Markco Media.


Social media acquisition for Kurtosys

London-headquartered Kurtosys Systems has acquired web technology business GetSponge.com as part of its strategy to build its financial services products.


SoundCloud raises €2.5 million

Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures has invested €2.5 million (£2.2 million) in internet audio platform SoundCloud.


Alex Hoye: Lines of latitude

Though he hails from the American Northwest via Silicon Valley, Alex Hoye remains convinced of Europe’s potential to create world-leading companies.