Travel startup Travador secures $7M in growth financing

Travador-logoOnly a few months after its first financing round, Travador, the online platform for short- and adventure travel, has now received $ 7 million in growth financing. The fresh capital comes from XAnge Private Equity, Capnamic Ventures and Iris Capital.

Travador started in 2013 and is based in Munich. Over the past 12 months, Travador has become the leading platform in Germany for short and event Continue reading

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ZenMate raises its $3.2m Series A round led by Holtzbrinck Ventures

Premier consumer security and privacy suite ZenMate today announced its Series-A funding round of a $3.2m led by influential German internet investors Holtzbrinck Ventures. Continue reading

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TestJockey conquers Israel

TestJockey is a multiplatform mobile application testing solution, launched originally within Virgo in Budapest, and got selected from 23 applicants as the first ever Hungarian winner of the Start Tel Aviv 2014.

I had the chance to have a nice discussion with CEO and Co-Founder of TestJockey Peter Vidos about his experiences after Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s EatFirst starts delivering honest food in Berlin

After arriving in the City of London in August, EatFirst, Rocket Internet’s new, diverse and fairly priced food delivery service, is now expanding its service to Germany. Continue reading

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The last call: Pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference in Munich

EU-Startups-ConferenceOn the 7th of November 2014, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the WERK1 in Munich. Around 120 attendees (web entrepreneurs, investors…) are expected. The EU-Startups Conference will be the perfect event for European startups that are aiming to enter international markets. We will have interview sessions with successful founders, Continue reading

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Job of the week – DevOps at LiquidM

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here is the startup job of the week:

liquid-m-logoLiquidM is the only white-labeled Mobile Advertising Management Platform (MAMP), which allows media buyers to optimize their processes across the full range of premium to performance advertising. For customers who care about return, performance, brand safety, and quality, LiquidM provides a business model-agnostic Continue reading

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Delivery Hero is shutting down the Pizza.de headquarters

Delivery-Hero-Pizza-de-acquisitionThat was fast! Only about 6 weeks after the acquisition of Pizza.de, Delivery Hero today announced that the Pizza.de headquarters in Braunschweig will be closed in three steps until August 2015.

To date at the Braunschweig location there are a total of 128 employees working, of which 47 are immediately affected by the gradual closure. At present, 81 working contracts will remain in place for now. According to Delivery Hero there are about Continue reading

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Catawiki scores €10M Series B investment led by Accel Partners to expand online auctions across Europe

Catawiki, Europe’s fastest-growing online auction house, today announced a Euro 10 million Series B investment led by leading global venture firm Accel Partners. Continue reading

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relayr Raises $2.3m Seed Round with the Eye On the US Market

Internet of Things cloud service provider pioneers relayr announced the completion of their seed funding, with a final investment of $2.3 million from US and Swiss investors. Continue reading

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Rocket Internet releases promo video for its upcoming IPO

Rocket Internet, the infamous “clone factory” of the Samwer brothers, is about to IPO in the beginning of next month (probably on October 2nd). The Berlin-based company is aiming to reach a market capitalization of over € 6 billion. In order to promote and glorify its leading role as a global company builder, Rocket Internet just released a promotional video. Watch it and tell us: Would you buy Rocket Internet shares?

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