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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.


Hackers love the holidays

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