Category Archives: Acquisitions

Tastebuds To Acquire Dating Startup moosify

Tastebuds Media Ltd announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire moosify. The transaction will create the largest music-based dating service worldwide. After acquisition, moosify will continue to operate under the leadership of moosify’s CEO in the … Continue reading

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Delticom acquires specialist price comparison site Toroleo

The majority of online shoppers are shopping online because they are seeking to save money – and most of them compare prices before making a purchase. This was probably one of the reasons why, Delticom, Europe’s leading Internet tyre retailer, has … Continue reading

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Hungry for more: Delivery Hero acquires its rival pizza.de

Delivery Hero, parent company of Lieferheld, today announced the acquisition of its largest competitor pizza.de. This step makes the Berlin-based company Delivery Hero the clear market leader of the online food ordering industry in Germany. Sources familiar with the matter … Continue reading

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Berlin-based Testhub acquired by Applause

The Berlin-based startup Testhub today announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Applause (formerly known as uTest) – one of the leading players in the global crowdtesting market. The price and further details of this acquisition has (yet) … Continue reading

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Takeaway acquires Lieferando and raises €73 million

After the rumours of last week it is now official: Takeaway.com acquires the Berlin-based food ordering startup Lieferando. But that’s. Takeaway also announced today that it raised € 73 million in additional funding from Prime Ventures, Macquarie Capital and the founders … Continue reading

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TheStartup.eu and EU-Startups.com join forces

Founded in April 2009 by Stefano Bernardi, TheStartup.eu was a pioneering blog covering the European startup scene. Stefano, who was born and raised in Italy, started his career as an investment analyst for dPixel. Aside of his own projects, he also once … Continue reading

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Now official: dunnhumby acquires Berlin-based Sociomantic

After the rumours of last week it is now official: The leading customer science company dunnhumby (a subsidiary of Tesco PLC), today announced the acquisition of Sociomantic – a Berlin-based startup which operates in the field of programmatic advertising. Athough the … Continue reading

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Sociomantic, Lieferando, ReadMill and big acquisition rumours

Rumours can be fun – especially if they involve a lot of cash for European startups. In the last two weeks alone, there were three interesting rumours about some upcoming acquisitions in Berlin. The first one was about Sociomantic. The … Continue reading

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Finnish startup Applifier acquired by Unity

Unity Technologies, creator of the Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, today announced it will acquire the Helsinki-based company Applifier – a large mobile game service provider. Applifier was founded in 2008 as a cross-promotion network for social games and … Continue reading

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Criteo acquires Paris-based Tedemis for €21 million

Criteo, a leading global technology company that specializes in digital performance advertising, today announced it has acquired Tedemis. The Paris-based company Tedemis which launched in 2006 and is a leading provider of real-time opt-in personalized email marketing solutions, that help advertisers … Continue reading

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