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For Sale: SoundCloud owners are looking to sell the company for $1 billion

Some of the investors/owners of the Berlin-based music streaming heavyweight SoundCloud are considering to sell the company at a valuation of $1 billion. This has been reported by Bloomberg, but also confirmed by one of our sources who is familiar with … Continue reading

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Product comparison platform Versus.com announces acquisition by the MenschDanke Group

Versus.com, one of the world’s most sophisticated product comparison platforms, today announced that it has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by the Berlin-based MenschDanke Group. The deal sees all of Versus.com assets and staff transferred to the MenschDanke Group … Continue reading

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Randstad acquires twago – Europe’s largest freelance marketplace

twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, has announced its acquisition by Randstad, a pioneer in the world of HR service providers. With access to more than 500,000 ready-to-work freelancers, the acquisition of twago will advance randstad’s mission of transforming the world … Continue reading

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eBay acquires Spain’s Ticketbis for more than $160 million to expand StubHub’s global reach into 47 markets

eBay today announced the acquisition of Ticketbis, an international ticket marketplace with a presence in 47 countries. Ticketbis, which is headquartered in Bilbao (Spain) will become part of eBay Inc.’s StubHub business, the largest ticket marketplace in the U.S. With … Continue reading

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UK-based mobile payments company Bango acquires BilltoMobile to accelerate carrier billing in U.S. market

Bango, a leading provider of app store carrier billing, today announced it has acquired the BilltoMobile carrier billing service and associated contracts for $3.5 million from Danal Inc. The acquisition positions Bango as the leader in carrier billing in the … Continue reading

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Madrid-based recruiting platform Tyba acquired by Graduateland

Tyba, the Madrid-based platform for startup and technology company recruitment today announced that it has been acquired by Graduateland, a leading career network for students and graduates headquartered in Copenhagen. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in … Continue reading

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One fine acquisition: AccorHotels acquires onefinestay for $170 million to lead the luxury Serviced Homes market

AccorHotels, a leading global hotel operator, today announces the acquisition of onefinestay, a highend hospitality pioneer specializing in luxury Serviced Home rental in key worldwide gateways, for €148 million (~$170M) and makes a further commitment of €64 million to help … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, acquires EU-Startups.com for $2.5 million and moves to Berlin

Almost exactly 5 years and 5 months after the official launch, EU-Startups.com is announcing today that it has just been acquired by the TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. The American tech blog legend agreed to purchase 100% of Menlo Media, the … Continue reading

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twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, acquires Spanish competitor Adtriboo

twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, acquires Spanish freelance platform Adtriboo. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed yet. With the acquisition twago further consolidates its position in the European and Spanish-speaking markets, since several countries in Latin America … Continue reading

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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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