Rocket Internet’s Spotcap Raises Further €31.5M To Lend To Small Businesses

 Spotcap, the Rocket Internet-founded fintech startup that operates an online lending platform for small businesses, has beefed up its coffers with €31.5 million in new funding. The round, which is the company’s third in 18 months, having previously raised €18 million, is being led by Russian private equity firm, Finstar Financial Group, with participation from…
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Harvard team discovers how the brain gets its folds

The brain's distinctive folds aren't an accident of nature -- they likely evolved to fit a large cortex into a small skull. What we didn't know is how the brain gets its folds -- until now. A team at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has now found that a mechanical instability associated with…
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