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Startups come up with some really cool and also really odd company names. The Wall Street Journal had some fun this morning and asked readers to separate award-winning European startups and Pokemon characters.

Can you figure out which is which? WSJ has your answers here.

  1. Mobino
  2. Exploud
  3. Nuji
  4. Weedle
  5. Wooga
  6. Wooper
  7. Powerkiss
  8. Mandibuzz
  9. FanDuel
  10. Geodude
  11. Eedu
  12. Xatu
  13. Lectrio
  14. Kabuto
  15. Tictail

Pokemon is owned by Nintendo and its U.S. headquarters are located in Bellevue. Speaking of Nintendo, the company announced earlier this week that Mario Kart, Zelda and other classic titles are being re-made for the Wii U.

Previously on GeekWire: Teaming up: Nintendo merging console and handheld divisions to keep up with competitors

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