Category Archives: Germany-Startups

Revolutionary FinTech startup NUMBER26 launches in Germany and Austria

The future of FinTech is bright with the launch of funded NUMBER26 today. Number 26 offers a mobile bank account for both android and iphone users following a successful beta launch at TechCrunch Disrupt London last year. Opening a bank account … Continue reading

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Hamburg-based Kreditech secures $200M credit facility from Victory Park Capital

The Kreditech Group, a fast growing consumer finance tech startup, announced today the completion of a $200 million credit facility from Victory Park Capital, an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments based in the United States. The investment … Continue reading

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Plus-size fashion retailer Navabi secures €25 million

With average annual growth rates of over 120% Navabi claims over 50% of women in Europe now wear plus size clothing. The cash injection led by Bauer and Index Ventures will be used to cover international markets and develop Navabi’s … Continue reading

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Oliver Samwer: “We don’t attack – we might friendly enter America”

Yesterday at the DLD Conference in Munich, Oliver Samwer (CEO of Rocket Internet) sat down with Stefan Winners (Hubert Burda Media) to talk about global expansion, Rocket Internet, execution, work ethics and many more topics. As you might now, Oliver Samwer … Continue reading

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5 German startups to look out for in 2015

Startups are springing up everywhere in Europe at an increasing rate. In the beginning of this year, we took a look at major European countries and tried to come up with a list of 5 startups (each country) to look … Continue reading

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Delivery Hero expands business in Europe with new acquisitions in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Delivery Hero, the global leader in online and mobile food ordering, today announced the acquisition of Damejidlo and Jidloted in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Both brands will be kept; the businesses will continue to be run by the existing … Continue reading

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Berlin based Jobspotting launches personalised job matching

Finding a job is never easy, especially while screening hundreds and hundreds of online job posts – often without finding the right position. So, Jobspotting came to the rescue – its recommendation engine will is launched and users will get … Continue reading

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Westwing raises another EUR 25 milion round of funding

Westwing, a leading international eCommerce company for home & living, announced raising a new EUR 25 million funding round from existing investors.

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Munich-based Gini closes Series A financing round led by main incubator

Gini, a Munich-based startup which created a semantic document analysis solution, just closed its Series A round led by the Commerzbank subsidiary main incubator. In this round, all existing investors including T-Venture and CHECK24 were involved. Founded in 2011, Gini … Continue reading

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nestpick, a platform for verified rental booking, starts its European expansion

nestpick, the online platform for verified rental booking, today launches in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. The Berlin-based startup enables the younger generation to rent or let mid-term accommodation securely, quickly and conveniently. The startup was founded in May … Continue reading

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