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- Eduardo Saverin, the co-founder of Facebook, has taken the lead in a fresh round of financing for Jumio, the one-click mobile and online payments system, TechCrunch reports. Mr Saverin put up more than half of the round, about $6.5m, alongside other private investors.
Niklas Zennström, founder of Skype, Kazaa and now Rdio, a digital music service, spoke to the Financial Times about why his Atomico Ventures fund has co-led a $42m series A round in Rovio. Is Angry Birds – Rovio’s blockbuster iPhone game – really going to be worth hundreds of millions of dollars in the years to come? Read more