Category Archives: Germany-Startups

Startup jobs of the week: Provenance.org, Monkimun, travel audience

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Rocket Internet’s real estate portal Lamudi raises €29 million to grow its operations across Latin America and Asia

The emerging markets real estate network Lamudi has raised €29 million in a new funding round to grow its operations across Latin America and Asia. The fresh capital comes from the Asia Pacific Internet Group, which is a joint venture of Rocket … Continue reading

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Watchmaster secures $8 million from Cherry Ventures, Piton Capital and the Zalando founders

Watchmaster just announced the closing of its $8 million Series B financing round led by Cherry Ventures who already invested in the startup’s previous financing rounds. The UK-based VC Piton Capital and Zalando founders Robert Gentz and David Schneider also … Continue reading

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SuitePad secures € 3 million to digitalize hotel rooms

Berlin-based SuitePad, a startup which provides hotels with a digital connection to their guests during their stay, just closed a €3 million financing round. The round was led by new investor Target Partners and was supported by existing investors HW Capital, Kizoo … Continue reading

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Labiotech.eu raises its first seed-round to become Europe’s leading online publication covering the Biotech industry

The Berlin-based team behind the media startup Labiotech.eu today announced that they raised a 6-figure seed-round from lead investor WestTech Ventures and 5 European business angels – Sven Fund, Bertrand Landel, Simon Bungers, Michel Lurquin and Adveris. This round of capital was … Continue reading

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Munich-based riskmethods secures $ 6 million in a Series-A funding round led by EQT Ventures

riskmethods, a technological market leader in risk identification and risk analysis of global supply chains, just secured about $6 million in its Series-A financing round. The Munich-based company, which was founded in 2013, has won EQT Ventures as new lead … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s fintech startup Spotcap raises further €31.5M from a Russian billionaire

Rocket Internet’s lending platform Spotcap just announced the closing of its third financing round. The Berlin-based fintech startup raised € 31.5 million in new funding led by Finstar Financial Group, the VC firm of the Russian billionaire Oleg Boyko. Previous investor Holtzbrinck Ventures … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: FlatClub, FinanceFox and Bloomon

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French market leader Planet Cards acquires Rocket Internet daughter Bonnyprints

​Bonnyprints (Wunderkarten.de) has just been acquired by Planet Cards SAS, the French market leader for personalized wedding­, birthday­ and special occasion­cards. Planet Cards will integrate Bonnyprints, and their shop Wunderkarten.de, into their product portfolio. This deal combines two

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Some highlights from the DLD conference 2016 in Munich

Over the last few days, I attended DLD 2016 - a gathering of over 1,000 opinion-makers, industry leaders, startups and digital giants in Munich. Here are my highlights from the event: 1. The “disrupt the banks” panel discussed the effects which alternative payment

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