Finland – XIHA
Life, an online social network targeted at people living outside their home
country, as well as multilingual people around the world, has raised $1 million
in seed funding, led by Veraventure.
International angel investors and the company’s
founders also participated in the round.
Founded in 2007, Finland-based XIHA
Life counts over 700,000 members in more than 200 countries; the company noted
that no one country accounts for more than 5% of its total Web traffic.
site offers language recognition and filtering technology that lets users
select several different languages to communicate with new friends and people.