Category Archives: Germany-Startups

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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Carpooling, Europe’s No. 1 ridesharing platform, debuts in U.S.

The number 1 European ridesharing platform, carpooling, announced it is launching in the U.S., making door-to-door, long-distance transportation convenient and affordable.

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WeSustain, a sustainability management tool, secures €4 million

WeSustain, a Buxtehude-based startup with focus on Enterprise Sustainability Management, recently closed a Series B financing round of € 4 million. All existing investors (HTGF, MBG, KfW) participated in the round and VNT Management joined the German startup as new investor. … Continue reading

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E-commerce business intelligence solution minubo closes its 2nd seed round

minubo, a Business Intelligence cloud solution specifically developed for online shops, has received a second seven-digit seed investment and expands to the US. With the recent founding of the minubo Inc. in Boston, as well as the continuous development of the international partner … Continue reading

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Rocket Internet’s cleaning platform Helpling raises US$ 17M in funding

Helpling, the most widely-available online platform for on-demand home services, has secured US$ 17M in Series A funding. The group of investors includes among others Mangrove Capital Partners, Phenomen Ventures, as well as Point Nine Capital and Lukasz Gadowski.

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HitFox Group launches FinLeap – a FinTech company builder

The HitFox Group, a company builder headquartered in Berlin, today announced the start of FinLeap – an independent international FinTech company builder. With offices in Berlin and San Francisco, FinLeap will connect successful entrepreneurs, finance and technology experts with new technologies and … Continue reading

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Interview with Konstantin Zagaynov (Videoly.co)

Over the weekend, we had the chance to do an interview with Konstantin Zagaynov, Co-founder of Videoly.co. The Helsinki- and Berlin-based startup Videoly is an e-commerce tool that helps to increase sales by plugging-in video reviews to online stores. Its … Continue reading

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Zalando claims to be on track for a profitable year 2014

Zalando SE, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion, today announced that it is on track for a profitable full year after a third quarter marked by continued above-market growth and strong gains in profitability and capital efficiency. If it works … Continue reading

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Home24 launches in Italy and presents H1-half-year figures

Home24, Europe’s largest online furniture shop announces shop launch in Italy and also presents half-year figures for the first half of 2014. Additional to the Italy shop launch, Home24 shows a very positive business development and continues to expand its … Continue reading

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