Category Archives: Germany-Startups

Frankfurt-based fintech startup Ginmon closes financing round to expand internationally

The Frankfurt-based Robo Advisor Ginmon just closed a financing round in the 7-digit Euro range to pursue their international growth strategy. The four-times oversubscribed financing round was led by London based VC Passion Capital. Ginmon was founded in the end of … Continue reading

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Cologne-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service startup gridscale secures first seed money

The Cologne-based startup gridscale just secured its first seed investment from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF). Founded in 2014 and launched in November 2015, gridscale has been bootstrapped by its founders Michael Balser, Henrik Hasenkamp and Torsten Urbas. Together they have accumulated more … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Join Bikemap, journi, Spryker or KonnectAgain

Your boss is an idiot and you are desperately looking forward to the weekend? Quit your boring job now and join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in … Continue reading

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After rumors about financial difficulties, Delivery Hero releases a business update for the first half of 2016

With more than $1 billion in total funding, the Berlin-based online food ordering giant Delivery Hero is clearly one of the “best”-funded European startups out there. The only problem seems to be that after raising this huge amounts of money, … Continue reading

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Sport sponsorship marketplace Sponsoo secures €300K to further accelerate growth

The Hamburg-based sport marketing startup Sponsoo has raised €300,000 from four business angels and previous shareholders. The young company was founded in 2014 with the goal to fully digitalize the sport sponsorship industry by connecting athletes, clubs and sponsors on … Continue reading

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Grab your chance to join API/Open, the Deutsche Bank hackathon, 28-30 October in Berlin! (Sponsored)

From 28-30 October, Deutsche Bank will be hosting its first public hackathon, API/Open, at Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin. The motto of this unique event is: „Be the new star in a universe beyond banking – Create solutions beyond banking for private … Continue reading

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German fintech companies secured 80% more funding than their UK-based counterparts in Q2 2016

Bad news for the UK and Europe’s largest fintech hub London. According to CB Insights and KMPG’s The Pulse of FinTech Q2 2016 report, German fintech companies received about 80% more funding than their UK-based counterparts in Q2 2016. The report also … Continue reading

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Celebrating Digital Disruption: Join the CODE_n new.New Festival from September 20-22 in Karlsruhe (Sponsored)

With the new.New Festival, CODE_n is initiating an exciting event that will provide tangible evidence of the digital transformation in trending modern-day industries. The innovation festival will be held from September 20-22 at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) … Continue reading

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HR software: Berlin-based HeavenHR secures €6 million to accelerate growth

HeavenHR, a provider of a free cloud-based HR management platform for small and medium sized enterprises has successfully closed its Series A financing round. Ten months after its inception at the company builder Warpspeed Ventures, the Berlin-based company raised more … Continue reading

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Europe‘s leading curated shopping service Outfittery raises €20 million in new funding

Europe’s leading curated shopping service Outfittery has raised about €20 million in new funding. The Berlin-based startup uses a combination of personal advice through stylists and technology in order to offer an individual service to every client. The fresh capital … Continue reading

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