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Trip Advisor, Yelp Rival TruRating Raises £9.5m To Fund Growth, Expansion Into North America Shortly After Announcing 2 Million Rating Milestone

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Will TruRating, after a £9.5m Series A fundraising, be able to exploit a gap in the market for “honest and transparent” customer service and product reviews?

TruRating, a start-up which captures real-time ratings from point-of-sale customers in the UK and Australia, has raised £9.5m in a Series A funding led by international investment office for families and foundations Sandaire.

 

Sustainable Sundried? Ethical Sportswear Brand For Triathletes, Cyclists and Runners Launches CrowdCube Campaign To Raise £125k

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Sundried clothing is a new business being launched by Daniel Puddick, the entrepreneur behind Sunglasses Shop, acquired by Precision Eyewear in 2010

An ActiveWear clothing brand led by a successful entrepreneur and design graduate, and with a founding team that includes designers who have worked with household names like LuluLemon and Sweaty Betty, 

 

A Record Breaking Quarter For US Venture Capital Fundraising In Q1 Is Good News For Entrepreneurs Everywhere

US VC firms raised $12.6bn in Q1 2016 – the most for a decade

They’re studying your metrics; they’re holding a red pen and occasionally making notes. You’re sweating. They’re asking how long will it be until you start to deliver real, tangible returns?

It may be of some considerable comfort to startup founders everywhere they they are not the only ones who have to endure a quarterly grilling from the money men.