Category Archives: Germany-Startups

Interview with Fabian Thylmann – the German entrepreneur who once built the biggest adult entertainment company in the world

Do you know a big market within the global internet industry which happened to be dominated by a European entrepreneur? Well, the German entrepreneur and investor Fabian Thylmann was able to pull it off. He once founded and managed Manwin (now MindGeek), … Continue reading

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What the tech community could do to help refugees who are coming to Europe – an interview with Paula Schwarz

This summer I visited Greece, where I sailed and worked with the people of Coboat, and where I met Paula Schwarz. Paula, born in Greece, living mostly in Berlin, spends a lot of time in Greece these days to help refugees and to create … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Join Ginmon in Frankfurt, Alef&Maqroll in Barcelona or INFARM in Berlin

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 the startup space. For a complete … Continue reading

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London-based Ve Interactive acquires video advertising startup Optomaton for €5.13 million

Ve Interactive, a leading data-driven technology company specialising in conversion enhancing and digital advertising, has acquired the German video advertising startup Optomaton for €5.13 million, in a deal comprised of cash and shares. Optomaton is a digital advertising technology and … Continue reading

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Berlin-based smart home startup Senic secures seed funding from Target Partners

The Berlin-based startup Senic develops hardware and software that enables humans to interact more easily with their smart home. Today, the young company has announced a seed investment from venture capital firm Target Partners. Tobias Eichenwald, co-founder and CEO of Senic stated: … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Stagelink, Pioneers, Sqore, Mindool

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 the startup space. For a complete … Continue reading

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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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