Rocket Internet’s EatFirst starts delivering honest food in Berlin

After arriving in the City of London in August, EatFirst, Rocket Internet’s new, diverse and fairly priced food delivery service, is now expanding its service to Germany. Continue reading

Posted in Germany-Startups, Re-/Launch | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

The last call: Pitch your startup at the EU-Startups Conference in Munich

EU-Startups-ConferenceOn the 7th of November 2014, we’re going to host the EU-Startups Conference at the WERK1 in Munich. Around 120 attendees (web entrepreneurs, investors…) are expected. The EU-Startups Conference will be the perfect event for European startups that are aiming to enter international markets. We will have interview sessions with successful founders, Continue reading

Posted in Germany-Startups, Startups in general | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Job of the week – DevOps at LiquidM

Become part of the success stories of some of Europe’s hottest startups out there. Each week, we’re introducing you to great career oportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview, make sure to check out our job board. And here is the startup job of the week:

liquid-m-logoLiquidM is the only white-labeled Mobile Advertising Management Platform (MAMP), which allows media buyers to optimize their processes across the full range of premium to performance advertising. For customers who care about return, performance, brand safety, and quality, LiquidM provides a business model-agnostic Continue reading

Posted in Germany-Startups | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Delivery Hero is shutting down the Pizza.de headquarters

Delivery-Hero-Pizza-de-acquisitionThat was fast! Only about 6 weeks after the acquisition of Pizza.de, Delivery Hero today announced that the Pizza.de headquarters in Braunschweig will be closed in three steps until August 2015.

To date at the Braunschweig location there are a total of 128 employees working, of which 47 are immediately affected by the gradual closure. At present, 81 working contracts will remain in place for now. According to Delivery Hero there are about Continue reading

Posted in Acquisitions, Germany-Startups | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Catawiki scores €10M Series B investment led by Accel Partners to expand online auctions across Europe

Catawiki, Europe’s fastest-growing online auction house, today announced a Euro 10 million Series B investment led by leading global venture firm Accel Partners. Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Netherland-Startups | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

relayr Raises $2.3m Seed Round with the Eye On the US Market

Internet of Things cloud service provider pioneers relayr announced the completion of their seed funding, with a final investment of $2.3 million from US and Swiss investors. Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Germany-Startups | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Rocket Internet releases promo video for its upcoming IPO

Rocket Internet, the infamous “clone factory” of the Samwer brothers, is about to IPO in the beginning of next month (probably on October 2nd). The Berlin-based company is aiming to reach a market capitalization of over € 6 billion. In order to promote and glorify its leading role as a global company builder, Rocket Internet just released a promotional video. Watch it and tell us: Would you buy Rocket Internet shares?

Posted in Funding, Germany-Startups | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Traxpay Closes $15 Million Series B Round To Transform B2B Payments and Financial Transactions

Traxpay, the leader in B2B Dynamic Payments, today announced it has closed $15 Million in series B funding. This oversubscribed round was led by main incubator, corporate incubator of Commerzbank and Software AG.

As it is well known, Traxpay, headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, with its industry leading B2B Dynamic Payments platform is capable of executing Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Germany-Startups | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Cryptosense closes 700k€ Seed Investment Round

Cryptosense, the leading supplier of security analysis software for cryptography, raises 700 000€ in a seed round from Elaia Partners and IT-Translation.

Yesterday, it was announced that Cryptosense, a security analysis software company, founded in 2013 and based in Paris, France, has closed a Continue reading

Posted in France-Startups, Funding | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Startups and SMEs share €90m of EU funds to disrupt the European markets

Yesterday, the European Commission announced that it is committing €90 million to Open and Disruptive Innovation over the next 12 months. Some of the 30 tech SMEs and start-ups to receive EU funding are a new tool to help doctors communicate with non-responsive patients; a cloud-based irrigation controller to improve water efficiency on farms by up to 30%; an “electronic nose” to better determine how fresh your food is. Continue reading

Posted in The EU and Europe | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment