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- This Week in Germany: Funding, IPOs, Startup & Accelerator News. And One More Thing. on Hamburg-based cruise portal DREAMLINES secures €20M for its global expansion
- Rowan Gonzalez on StartupYard Triples Seed Investments to €30,000 and Commits €250,000 For Best Startups
- Text Analytics Provider Brand a Trend Secures $... on Text Analytics provider Brand a Trend secures $4.5 million
Every day, a lot of startups are pitching for funding - all over the world. But only a few succeed. Isn’t there enough money? Well, there is, but… there are just an awful lot of sub-optimal pitches. Startups tend to mistake an investor pitch for something different than a simple sales pitch. Basically, it’s not! It is to sell the idea (shares, equity) to investors. As simple as this is. Because investors are also human beings and their psychology isn’t any different than from the rest of the world.
So when it comes to your pitch, make sure to focus on the right selling technique! Joachim Continue reading
Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here are the jobs of the week:
Fly Victor, the AirBnB for Private Charter airlines is growing and one of the key areas for the London-based startup is technology. After raising £5m in their second round of funding Fly Victor is now in the process of building a world class application across Continue reading
Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, today announced that it is on track for a profitable full year after a third quarter marked by continued above-market growth and strong gains in profitability and capital efficiency. If it works out, this would be Continue reading
The startup behind the photo app Bundle today announced that it has raised $300,000 in seed funding from Startupbootcamp and angel investors. The Amsterdam-based company also announced the launch of the beta version of its iOS app and is now looking for beta testers to refine the product and get it ready for an official launch.
The app helps users take control of their photos by using algorithms to automatically select and organize the best ones into ‘bundles’. These bundles can Continue reading
Yesterday, one of the Europe’s most known accelerators, Oxygen Accelerator, announced the launch of our new programme exclusively for CEE startups, backed by VC firm Fiedler Capital, starting in Spring 2015. The announcement was made live on stage at How To Web 2014 in Bucharest by Simon Jenner, Oxygen CEO alongside Robert, Walter & Jordan from Fiedler Capital.
A few days ago, Selfiejobs launched as a service that allows job seekers and employers to quickly find each other using smart phones. In conjunction with the Swedish launch, the Stockholm-based startup announced a seed investment round of € 108K led by angel investor and former Microsoft Nordic Director Jan Eric Ramstedt. The money will be used to foster launch and expansion.
Martin Tall, founder of SelfieJobs, stated: “First of all we love the swipe and like Continue reading
Home24, Europe’s largest online furniture shop announces shop launch in Italy and also presents half-year figures for the first half of 2014. Additional to the Italy shop launch, Home24 shows a very positive business development and continues to expand its strong market position throughout Europe and Brazil. Continue reading
Today’s big news is that the UK-founded ecommerce conversion company Ve has acquired digital advertising company GDM Digital in a $12 million deal. The acquisition marks a major development in Ve’s expansion into digital advertising and the deal increases Ve’s client-base to more than 6,000 online businesses. Continue reading