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TechCrunch

Toymail adds an app store for its cuddly mobiles for kids

Family Apps Messaging
TechCrunch

Disney has quietly acquired tech and assets of MakieLab, a startup that 3D printed dolls

Strategy
Technical.ly

Brooklyn tech expat Toymail brings home big bucks on ABC's 'Shark Tank' Brooklyn

CNET

We played with the coolest Hasbro and Mattel toys you can't buy yet

Robotics Star Wars
CNN Tech

Hologram Barbie is Mattel's newest toy

Family
Adweek

Mattel Picks Publicis Groupe to Continue Its Digital Marketing Evolution

Advertising
$200,000 Seed fund
The Culture

Naturally Perfect Dolls Secures $200,000 Investment on Shark Tank

Acquisition
PE Hub , GeekWire

ACON-backed Funko to acquire UK toy maker UTL - PE Hub

Apps & Services Star Wars
Re/code , WSJD

Google is losing an ads star as Margo Georgiadis moves to Mattel

Strategy
£5,000,000 Undisclosed
Business Insider , TechCrunch , Tech City News

The company that made Prince George's dressing gown has raised £5 million

Funding
$5,000,000 Angel
VentureBeat

Education startup EQtainment raises $5 million to nurture your child’s emotional and social intelligence

The Verge

The Leka smart toy is a robot for children with developmental disabilities

CNET

Mattel is making an Amazon Echo that understands your kids, too

TNW

Mattel's Aristotle is a $300 child-friendly Echo alternative

$24,000,000 Venture capital
TechCrunch , VentureBeat , Variety

Osmo raises $24 million from Sesame, Mattel and other big names in toys and education

Robotics Family Funding
€2,500,000 Venture capital
Tech.eu

German robotic toy maker Kinematics raises €2.5 million

EU-Startups

SBrick – Controlling your LEGO’s functions from a great distance

EastWestDigitalNews

Russian startup Marvelmind Robotics wins first prize at Slush Shanghai

$19,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
TechCrunch

Rwanda’s tech initiatives prove African governments can catalyze innovation

Acquisition
businesswire

JAKKS Pacific Acquires C’est Moi™ Professional Skincare and Performance Makeup Brand