Andrew GO1

Brisbane’s GO1 raises $1 million; Viber acquires Nextpeer; GitHub raises $250 million

by 4 days ago.

This week saw some big deals take place around the startup world, with messaging platform Viber acquiring Israeli social gaming startup Nextpeer, GitHub raising $250 million, and Dutch startup Catawiki raising $82 million. Closer to home, Brisbane startup GO1 has raised $1 million from Steve Baxter and Tank Stream Ventures as it prepares to graduate from Y Combinator’s Summer 2015 program.

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Sam Yagan

The Match Group acquires PlentyofFish for $575 million; FanDuel raises $275 million; Flipagram raises $70 million

by 18 days ago.

At the end of another busy week, Match Group has added to its stable of dating platforms through its acquisition of PlentyofFish, while fantasy sports startup FanDuel has raised a $275 million Series E round. Closer to home, CargoHound round a $800,000 seed round, while Oneflare raised $3 million.

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