Busy days in terms of funding announcements around The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam. WizeNoze, a Dutch startup that curates age-appropriate and understandable content for children, has announced it has just closed a funding round of €1.3M to fuel its entry to the UK market. The Amsterdam-based startup aims to make online information accessible and meaningful for children, teenagers, people with lower literacy skills and second language learners.
The cash injection brings the total amount raised by the company to €3.1M. The biggest contributor in the latest round was the Dutch government with a loan from its Innovation Credit fund, with the remainder made up by informal investors. WizeNoze will use this funding to launch a new safe search solution for children in the UK. In announcing the move, Diane Janknegt,