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Startup Profile: UpGraduate

Name: UpGraduate
Website: www.upgraduate.com
Headquarters: Paris, France
Vertical: Professional Development, Vocational
Tech: Web App, Mobile App

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London and Berlin lead the European Startup Scene

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According to a study by EY published in German newspaper Die Welt, London is leading when it comes to VC investments in Europe. But that could change as Berlin is gaining ground rapidly.

EY took a look at investments between early 2013 and September 2014. In that period 187 tech startups in London raised investments, followed by Berlin with 145 venture rounds. Paris comes in third with 66 investments only, followed by Barcelona with 39 and Munich with 32 venture rounds. Overall, three German cities (Berlin, Munich and Hamburg) made it into EY’s top 15.

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Babble Planet becomes Pili Pop – launches iPhone App

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Pili Pop (formerly Babble Planet) is a Paris-based startup that specializes in creating applications for young learners in the ESL space. The first version of their app for iPad showed some promising traction. With 50.000 downloads in 37 countries and 1.5 million English words mastered.

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