February 1, 2015 | The Israeli startup Vicomi announced the completion of its first round of funding, reaching $900,000. The company, which develops platforms allowing users to rate content according to their feelings about it, received investments from Axel Springer, the German publishing giant that already uses Vicomi’s services on a number of their websites. In addition, Vicomi received funding from private Israeli and German investors and KEYRUS, a world leader in BI and data intelligence. Founded by Shai Brumer and Eli Ken-Dror, Vicomi has made it its goal to increase engagement and suggest content and advertisements to users according to their emotional preferences. The company currently serves about 12,000 companies all over the world and is exposed to 40 million global web users.