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Silk Raises $1.6 Million to Improve Personal Data Crunching3 August 2012Nick ClaytonThe Wall Street Journal 2012 seed roundEnglish"Dutch company Silk has completed a $1.6 million seed round led by Silicon Valley firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA). It had already raised $455,000 from Niklas Zennström’s London-based Atomico which is also joining this round with angel investors Anil Hansjee, Philippe Cases and Jens Christensen."Read article
Dutch startup Silk gets 1.3 million euros2 August 2012Dutch Daily News 2012 seed roundEnglish"The Dutch startup Silk raised € 1.3 million (1.6 million dollars) in a seed funding round led by U.S. New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from existing Silk investor Atomico and three additional investors."Read article
Content Crunching App Silk Raises $1.6 Million Seed Round1 August 2012Klint FinleyTechcrunch 2012 seed roundEnglish"The founders of Silk don’t actually describe their product as a personal database, but it reminds me most of Filemaker Bento, though you’ll find the two products differ quite a bit, most notably in that you can publicly share your Silk content on the web."Read article
Silk secures $1.6m in a seed funding round led by NEA1 August 2012Thomas OhrEU-startups2012 seed roundEnglish"Silk, an Amsterdam-based startup that helps you to visualize, store and share content-rich information, today announced the completion of a $1.6 million seed funding round led by leading global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from existing Silk investor Atomico and three additional investors"Read article
Silk lands $1.6 million from NEA and Atomico to improve its structured data service1 August 2012Robin WautersThe Next Web 2012 seed roundEnglish"Today, the Dutch startup behind the service is announcing that it has secured $1.6 million in fresh funding from global VC firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from prior backer Atomico."Read article
Silk Completes $1.6M in Seed Funding1 August 2012FinSMEs 2012 seed roundEnglish"Silk, an Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based platform to create, share and find information, has completed a $1.6m in seed funding."Read article
Silk scores $1.6m to build its own semantic web1 August 2012Bobbie JohnsonGigaOm 2012 seed roundEnglish"The Dutch technology company has spent the last few years building a web app that lets anyone run fast, deep searches on semantic data. Now it’s scored a seed round from NEA and Atomico to start turning its early work into a fully-featured product."Read article
Funding Daily: sugar magnolia, funding blooming1 August 2012Rebecca GrantVenture Beat 2012 seed roundEnglish"Dutch company Silk completed a $1.6 million seed round from NEA, with participation from existing investor Atomica and angel investors. Silk is a cloud-based platform where users can store, search, and share information. This can be anything from family photos to work documents."Read article
Semantic Web Company Silk Raises $1.6 Million from NEA and Others1 August 2012Michael CarneyPandoDaily 2012 seed roundEnglish"Dutch semantic Web company Silk has raised a $1.6 million seed round led by NEA and with participation from Atomico, Anil Hansjee, Jens Christensen and Philippe Cases. The company is working to build a self-service semantic engine that can structure and filter large data sets without requiring the user to write a line of code."Read article
Amid Mixed Picture For VC Investments, Silk Gets More Seed Funding1 August 2012Jennifer ZainoSemantic Web 2012 seed roundEnglish"Just as reports are coming in that venture-backed companies based in Europe recently have raised more money but in a fewer number of deals, word comes from the team at Amsterdam-based Silk that its latest seed round has brought in an additional $1.6 million."Read article
NEA Leads $1.6M Seed Round for Content-Sharing Site Silk1 August 2012Dow Jones 2012 seed roundEnglish"New Enterprise Associates has led a $1.6 million seed round for Silk, an Amsterdam-based provider of technology to visualize, store and share content on the Web. Prior investor Atomico and three individuals also participated, the company said in a news release. Valuation wasn't disclosed."Read article


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