Jinni, the taste engine for movies and TV shows which featured in our Global From Day One column several weeks ago, has secured a $1.6 million Series A round of financing from DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures. The funding, which follows on from a $1.2 million seed round provided by StartupFactory and individual investors, will facilitate expansion and help Jinni secure new partnerships. See our previous coverage here.
Geoffrey Mugliston (mer-gliss-ton) is a London-based Australia-born entrepreneur, strategist and blogger. He began writing for VC Cafe in 2009 with the objective of showcasing promising Israeli startups to the global startup and investment community. He is co-founder of a consumer internet company with its development team based in Haifa (currently in stealth-mode). He also serves as adviser to a pan-European startup which develops software for print service providers. Prior to his current projects, Geoffrey worked in management consulting with a focus on the infrastructure sectors. When not working (though sometimes while working) he enjoys coffee, running and engaging in intense debate. He holds an undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Sydney.