Runa Capital fund size increased to US$ 135 million

The total fund size of international venture capital fund Runa Capital, founded in the summer of 2010, was increased from $75 million to $135 million. The increase in fund size occurred due to a private offering with existing Runa Capital venture partners that invested additional capital. The decision to increase fund size was taken upon…

Major landfill tax changes won’t affect our customers, says Waste King

Waste King, the specialist collections, clearance and recycling company, has assured its customers that its charges are, at present, unaffected by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)’s recently announced changes to the rules which govern Landfill Tax. Industry commentators expect these changes, which have sent shockwaves throughout the waste management industry, to have a significant…

runtastic debuts in Australia: European running and fitness app for iPhone and Android, launches a gift campaign only for Australian users (through 30/6/2012)

runtastic GmbH (HQ: Austria) makes its debut in the fitness app market in Australia with its portfolio of fitness apps including the runtastic GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach (free) and its fitness site, runtastic.com. Celebrating this event, a gift campaign exclusively for Australian users will run through June. There are many running apps that can…

DITA XML content standard explained via eXact learning solutions’ workshop

The global vendor of online and mobile learning content management and digital repository solutions, eXact learning solutions, is running a workshop to explain the new learning and training documentation standard from the Darwin Information Typing Architecture (DITA) group at OASIS. This standard is driving XML content formats convergence in technical training and documentation fields. The…

SNAPS is coming to the Oriental!

Brighton, 13 October 2010 – SNAPS, a photography exhibit by award-winning photographer Justin Spray, is coming to the Oriental in the next couple days. Situated in the grade II listed Regency building’s bar and reception, this art exhibit is going to feature pictures of the ocean and its creatures from around the globe. The photographer…

Studying English with Alexanders International School in January

East Sussex, 8 October 2010 – There is a commonly held misconception among many people interested in giving their children the experience of studying English in the UK. They believe that programmes always begin in autumn. It is time to dispel that myth. Alexanders International School continues to provide the opportunity to study all year…

Conference rooms and open spaces available for hire at bargain rates

Manchester, September 2010: A peaceful tree-lined suburb is not necessarily the location you’d imagine for a slick, professional corporate event. And yet, Luther King House is the perfect spot for conferences, general meetings and company retreats. It offers some of the most competitive rates for conference rooms in the area. There is capacity for up…

Make Christmas an elegant affair

London, September 2010 – Forman & Field, a company that home delivers British seasonal fine food items, has gift ideas for gourmands looking to celebrate Christmas in an elegant way. These include gift vouchers and special gift hampers that may be bought and delivered to homes or loved ones across the UK and Ireland. Forman…