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Some more consolidation afoot in the worlds of mobile marketing and mobile payments: Payvia, one of the many startups working in the area of carrier-based mobile billing, is buying Mogreet, a mobile marketing company that delivers campaigns via text, video and picture messaging services. A new report commissioned by research giant GfK claims that the growth of the high density cluster of technology companies in East London (dubbed Tech City by the UK government) is being "stunted" by a talent shortage and lack of access to capital. Alteryx has raised $12 million for its business intelligence service designed for data analysts to build tools out of their own internal data and that from third parties. Adelphic is announcing that Michael Collins (pictured), previously global CEO at WPP-owned mobile marketing agency Joule, has joined the mobile ad startup as its new chief executive. There's no shortage of channels for brands and celebrities to stay in touch with their customers, followers and fans in these socially connected times. It's nice to see a startup trying something different and garnering some promising traction along the way. Jolla, the Finnish MeeGo startup comprised of ex-Nokians building their own mobile hardware and Sailfish OS, has finally taken the wraps off its first handset, revealing what the hardware will look like on its website. YouLike describes itself as an interest-based social network and dating site that takes into account a user's dislikes, as much as what they do like, when helping to find likeminded people to friend or date. MediaCorp, one of Singapore's two largest media companies, has poured $40 million into Reebonz in a deal that values the designer brand flash-sales site at about $200 million. Pinterest announced two new features today that will help make the Web site more attractive to potential advertisers.