Calm, a meditation app that helps you relax on your phone

The San Francisco-based meditation app Calm raised over $500K in funding from investors. Its total investment reached one million dollar. The company, founded by Michael Acton Smith and Alex Tew, raised $578.000 from Jason Calacanis’s Launch fund and AngelList syndicate, Matt Mullenweg, and Matt Cheng among others. Since its arrival on the Apple Store in… Read More

Back Market raises 41 million euros to conquer the U.S. market with its reconditioned products

Electronic products reconditioning is really appreciated, as shown by the start-up’s success. This one can indeed boast about having convinced its investors to grant it 41 additional million euros, a guarantee of the multiple possibilities it might have in the U.S. No more electronic products thrown away, Black Market plays a part in sustainable development… Read More

Click&Boat raises 4 million euros to reinforce its position abroad

With its third funds raising in five years, the French start-up proves once again that the concept of privately boat rental is really appreciated. Their aim is henceforth clear: to conquer the foreign coastlines. With the first shy summer sunbeams (finally) arriving, those same announcing the comeback of the boatical season, the cruising market is… Read More

The real-life networking start-up Swapcard raises €4M

Initially a service of business cards’ virtual exchange, Swapcard has successfully completed its repositioning in the digital event-planning. A fruitful bet for this French start-up, which reaches, with its dreams of greatness, a 4 million euros fund raising. Papers are dead according to Swapcard, which chose all-digital calling card in 2014. Out of lost or… Read More

Patreon and Kit are joining forces to improve the lives of content creators

The San Francisco based platform Patreon just acquired Kit, a startup focused on allowing content creators to display merchandise on their different online profiles. The deal between Patreon and Kit was announced today and promises an interesting collaboration for the users of Patreon who wish to offer recommendations for various products they love. Patreon originally… Read More

Test your fertility at low prices thanks to Modern Fertility

The US startup Modern Fertility just garnered $ 6 million through a round of investments led by Maveron and UN Venture. The company specializing in women’s health offers affordable hormone testing to assess fertility directly at home. The CBC’s Journalism Lab [RAD] recently reported that egg freezing is one of many solutions to women’s concerns… Read More