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$19,580 Grant
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$300,000 Seed fund
Arabnet

Feedeed.com Raises $300K in Second Round of Investment

Tech City News

Tech World: Ford's $1bn for driverless cars, Klarna buys BillPay for £60m and more

Finextra

Radial payments platform integrates with Klarna

Payments Retail People
£60,000,000
Tech.eu , TechCrunch , Finextra

Klarna to acquire German payments company BillPay for £60 million

Global Payments
ZDNet

Freelancer reports record AU$51.9m in cash receipts in 2016

Earnings
Product Hunt

Filestage 2.0

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SpareDesk

$750,000 Seed fund
Tech City News , TechCrunch

LegalTech startup Juro gets $750,000 in Seed funding

Funding
$20,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
TechCrunch , VentureBeat

Shiftgig raises $20M more to connect hourly workers with open jobs

Employment Funding Apps & Services
€5,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
Medium

Hopwork raises 5M€. Future of work is here, and it’s beautiful.

Acquisition
ZDNet , Tech.eu

Freelancer acquires Spanish and Portuguese competitors

Global Earnings
Acquisition
Øresund Startup News

Nordic leader in online financial management acquires Danish Dinero

Payments Strategy
Acquisition
Tech.eu , EU-Startups , Finextra

Sweden's Klarna buys talent from troubled German fintech startup Cookies

Tech in Asia

How Upwork became a billion-dollar freelancer marketplace

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FinSMEs

Filestage Raises Funding from HTGF

e27

The growing pains of a recruitment marketplace: An Interview with Upwork's Bonnie Sherman

$847,230 Venture capital
Shifter

Tolketjenesteselskapet Skiwo sikrer syv millioner investorkroner

$1,000,000 Angel
Inc42 Media

Online Job Search Platform Mykindofjob Secures $1 Mn Funding From Angel Investors

Finextra

Klarna rolls out online retailer financing