Category Archives: Germany-Startups

Video messaging app Dubsmash surpasses 75M downloads and raises $5.5M

Dubsmash, the viral video messaging app that lets users create and share dubbed “selfie” videos, today announced a $5.5 million Series A investment round led by Index Ventures, with participation from Lowercase Capital, ENIAC Ventures, Sunstone Capital, Raine Ventures and … Continue reading

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SumUp announces latest successful €10 m funding round

SumUp, one of Europe’s leading mPOS companies, announced a new €10 million injection by investors including BBVA Ventures and Groupon. American Express and other current investors also participated in the funding round. This takes SumUp’s funding so far to a total … Continue reading

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Interview with Benjamin Günther – Co-Founder and CEO of STYLIGHT

STYLIGHT inspires women to shop fashion they love. Every day, the company’s websites and apps feature a curated selection of the latest fashion trends and new products from the hottest fashion stores online. Blending nice content and great products from … Continue reading

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Mobile Growth Europe: Mobile industry leaders meet in Berlin next week!

Mobile industry professionals are meeting in Berlin on September 3-4 at the Mobile Growth Europe conference. At the event, attendees will have a chance to connect with and learn from mobile business professionals specializing in user acquisition, monetization, retention and mobile … Continue reading

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10 of Europe’s best dating and matchmaking startups in 2015

Several studies over the last two years suggest that already over 20% of today’s couples in Europe met online. This number is increasing year by year. Over the last two decades, there were a bunch of really successful dating/matchmaking-related startups coming … Continue reading

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Lakestar II: New €350m fund focusing on European and US-based startups

European venture capital firm Lakestar has announced it has closed on a new €350m ($398m) fund Lakestar II. Lakestar II is the largest fund to be raised by Lakestar, and one of the largest VC funds in Europe. It is … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: FinanceFox and Beko Käuferportal

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Help to connect Europe’s startup ecosystems and win something awesome! (Sponsored)

The German Startups Association has recently initiated the European Startup Monitor, a research project with the goal to promote transparency for the European startup environment. An essential part of the study will be the results of the online survey which … Continue reading

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Interview with Spotcap Co-Founder and CEO Toby Triebel

We recently had the chance to interview Toby Triebel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Spotcap. Founded in 2014, Spotcap is offerering online credit lines to small companies. We recently mentioned Spotcap, which is headquartered in Berlin, as one of the … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: Wattics, D.C. Media Networks, The SaaS Co.

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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