Until quite recently, the Petcube took the lead position in the Ukrainian niche of gadgets for pets. But a startup team of the Moggie project proved their importance. The company is developing a smart collar for cats and mobile application, which in pairs or individually will allow owners to monitor the health of their pets, and to understand them better in general.
With its product the company has managed to get into the Swedish accelerator The Springfield project, go through the incubation and attract investments in the amount of approximately $ 70 000 (investments were in krones) estimated at $ 890 000. The investments went for the development of the product.
The prototype is not ready yet: the team has been working on the electronic part of the collar and is currently working in industrial design. The application for iOS is in development, the release is scheduled for late spring.
Six people are working in a startup who came from AdPro, Fedoriv, P & G. Besides engineers and marketers in Moggie there is a veterinarian from Spain and an employee from India, the other members of the team are the Ukrainians. One part of the team works from Ukraine, and another – from Sweden. “Stockholm is one of the best ecosystems in Europe, while Ukraine is rich in IT-specialists”, – explained the CEO of the project, who lives in Sweden.
Meanwhile, another Ukrainian startup – Petcube – continues to go to success confidently. In February this year, the team raised $ 2.6 million venture capital investments.
On Tuesday, JPMorgan Chase announced the launch of its mobile payment service QuickAccept, and on Wednesday, Visa launched its application called Tap to Phone. The purpose of both programs is to offer sellers an easy way to accept contactless payments from customers via a smartphone or tablet. According to Visa, in the context of the […]
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Shares of Adobe Systems, which rose to 76% over the past 12 months, increased by 2.8% after the announcement of a strong 3rd quarter, traditionally considered seasonally weak. “Adobe has demonstrated the best third quarter in our history,” said Shantanu Narayen, president and CEO of Adobe. “We are confident that our leadership in digital services […]Next
Facebook has begun merging Messenger and Instagram chats into a single correspondence system. The Verge writes about it. Reportedly, till August 14, many users of both iOS and Android devices in the Instagram mobile application began to receive notifications about the possibility of correspondence with friends who use Facebook. After the update, the usual Direct […]Next
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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) provides a revolving credit facility for $ 20 million for working capital of the “Ukrainian Agrarian Investments” company, that has more than 70 farms in northern and western Ukraine. This loan replaces the previous funding of $ 13 million, which was granted to “Ukrainian Agrarian Investments” in 2014. […]Next
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German automaker Daimler AG and its US subsidiary Mercedes-Benz have agreed to pay $ 1.5 billion to the US government and California regulators as part of a friendly settlement of a dispute over the manipulation of data on the content of a harmful substances in the exhaust gases of the company’s diesel engines. This stated […]Next
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