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Moscow-based Runa Capital to invest up to $200 million in European startups

Runa Capital, a Moscow-based global tech-focused venture capital firm, announced yesterday the first closing of its new fund, Runa Capital II. With a target size of $200 million, the firm will continue investing in tech-based companies worldwide, focusing especially on Europe. The amount of the first closing has not been disclosed.

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Funding Daily: Bully protection & scientific data

With the holiday season in full swing you may notice that today’s legendary Funding Daily column is a bit light. However, we assure you that its just a lack of announcements, not money that’s being discussed as we count down to the end of the month.

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Hackers love the holidays

Looking at the latest DDoS attack statistics from CloudFlare’s network, it seems that hackers love the holidays.