According to a blog post by GigaOM, Blaast has raised financing from some top tier investors. Blaast is a Finland based startup creating a cloud based mobile platform to change the way we think of user experience on mobile devices, says Joonas Hjelt the CEO of the company. We reached out to him to learn more about the situation as there is no official press release or announcement itself. According to the GigaOM article, investors include Ambient Sound Investments among others.
Finnish Foodie.fm has raised a new round of financing to help them increase growth. The investors in this round were the government backed Veraventure together with the Vigo Veturi Venture Accelerator. The size of the investment was not disclosed.
We previously covered and went through the Foodie.fm concept back in early February. Around then, they just had announced a partnership with one of the largest grocery store chains S-Ryhmä. It seems these partnerships and recent developments have worked well in favor of Foodie.fm.