The Groningen digital agency Alledaags recently received an investment from Nextgen Ventures for the development of a unique, intelligent learning environment for healthcare. The learning environment uses Artificial Intelligence to make healthcare training more efficient and effective.
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Klippa, the company behind digital receipts, received €250,000 in a second investment round, making it a very successful year for the startup from Groningen. In the last 6 months, their subsidiary company KlippaCast landed a spot in Startup Bootcamp’s Fintech Accelerator and they also won the ASN Bank World Award in the category Nature & Environment.
With the Startup in Residence program, Groningen will actively collaborate with startups to find new and innovative solutions for societal challenges facing the city. In total, 23 entrepreneurs have signed up for the first edition of the program. In the coming weeks, they will pitch their ideas to the City, Groningen Seaports and Campus Groningen. The final selection for the program will be announced in late August.
Earlier this week, payment service provider PayPro announced it has received a licence from the Chinese online giant Tencent and now offers full payment services for WeChat Pay, for both web shops and regular retail. In stores, customers can use a special PIN device for WeChat Pay.
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On Monday, the French media conglomerate announced it had acquired online ticketing service Paylogic for an undisclosed sum. Together, the two expect to sell more than 20 million tickets a year for music, sporting and cultural events, to over 5,000 clients in over 30 countries.