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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.

Clue founder Ida Tin

Berlin fertility app Clue scores $700K seed funding round

Clue has also won over Adam Wiggins, founder of web app platform Heroku, as an advisor. He’ll help the startup scale its engineering team and put the right technical infrastructure in place to build Clue 2.0.

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Smart body scale maker Picooc is raising $20M

A bathroom scale that can record and analyze health metrics isn’t new. But thanks to the brand hype, products like the well-designed Picooc Latin has drawn much attention from media and consumers.