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Blablacar acqui-hired Budapest based Autohop to expand in the region

Budapest based ride sharing platform AutoHop has just got acquired by BlaBlaCar, a well known car sharing service from France that had raised over a 100 million USD last year for expansion. AutoHop now becomes a part of BlaBlaCar while remaining its … Continue reading

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Tastebuds To Acquire Dating Startup moosify

Tastebuds Media Ltd announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire moosify. The transaction will create the largest music-based dating service worldwide. After acquisition, moosify will continue to operate under the leadership of moosify’s CEO in the … Continue reading

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Delticom acquires specialist price comparison site Toroleo

The majority of online shoppers are shopping online because they are seeking to save money – and most of them compare prices before making a purchase. This was probably one of the reasons why, Delticom, Europe’s leading Internet tyre retailer, has … Continue reading

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Berlin-based Testhub acquired by Applause

The Berlin-based startup Testhub today announced that it has agreed to be acquired by Applause (formerly known as uTest) – one of the leading players in the global crowdtesting market. The price and further details of this acquisition has (yet) … Continue reading

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Takeaway acquires Lieferando and raises €73 million

After the rumours of last week it is now official: Takeaway.com acquires the Berlin-based food ordering startup Lieferando. But that’s. Takeaway also announced today that it raised € 73 million in additional funding from Prime Ventures, Macquarie Capital and the founders … Continue reading

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Now official: dunnhumby acquires Berlin-based Sociomantic

After the rumours of last week it is now official: The leading customer science company dunnhumby (a subsidiary of Tesco PLC), today announced the acquisition of Sociomantic – a Berlin-based startup which operates in the field of programmatic advertising. Athough the … Continue reading

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Sociomantic, Lieferando, ReadMill and big acquisition rumours

Rumours can be fun – especially if they involve a lot of cash for European startups. In the last two weeks alone, there were three interesting rumours about some upcoming acquisitions in Berlin. The first one was about Sociomantic. The … Continue reading

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Finnish startup Applifier acquired by Unity

Unity Technologies, creator of the Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, today announced it will acquire the Helsinki-based company Applifier – a large mobile game service provider. Applifier was founded in 2008 as a cross-promotion network for social games and … Continue reading

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Criteo acquires Paris-based Tedemis for €21 million

Criteo, a leading global technology company that specializes in digital performance advertising, today announced it has acquired Tedemis. The Paris-based company Tedemis which launched in 2006 and is a leading provider of real-time opt-in personalized email marketing solutions, that help advertisers … Continue reading

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GroupM acquires plista for about €30 million

Great news for Berlin’s startup scene: GroupM, one of the world’s largest advertising companies, announced today that it has agreed to acquire plista, a German startup specialized in digital advertising. The announcement was made jointly by Rudiger Wanck (GroupM) and Dr. … Continue reading

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