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Axel Springer Plug and Play announces new batch of startups

This month, 10 new startups will be moving into the offices of the Axel Springer Plug and Play accelerator in Berlin, the third round of startups to move in since the accelerator’s founding. They’ll be using the offices as their … Continue reading

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Axel Springer Plug and Play expands its accelerator program

Axel Springer Plug and Play today announced the expansion of its accelerator program. The number of program cycles will be increased from two to three per year in the future. This will make it possible to promote up to 30 … Continue reading

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Axel Springer Plug & Play accepts applications for its 2nd cycle

Axel Springer Plug & Play, the Berlin-based accelerator program of the German media giant Axel Springer, is currently accepting applications for its second cycle. The second cycle of the earlier this year launched accelerator program starts on the 3rd of … Continue reading

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Axel Springer and the Silicon Valley myth (+funny video)

Axel Springer, one of the largest media companies in Europe, aims very hard to transform its traditional print business to become the leading digital media company in Europe. For that reason, the German media giant started a digital research project … Continue reading

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Worth reading: ClipClock, Axel Springer, Payleven, ArcticStartup

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other … Continue reading

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Axel Springer helps Airbnb to succeed in Germany

The Berlin based media giant Axel Springer and Airbnb have agreed on a strategic marketing partnership in Germany and a minor investment by Axel Springer. Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and … Continue reading

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€40m: Axel Springer acquires 78% of ShopAlike / Ladenzeile

By the end of last week, the German media giant Axel Springer has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in the Visual Meta GmbH. The Berlin based company was founded at the end of 2008 and operates shopping portals … Continue reading

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Majority stake in kaufDA acquired by Axel Springer

kaufDA, the biggest German provider of online brochures and mobile couponing has recently sold a stake of 74.9 percent to Axel Springer. The price for this majority stake might be between 25 and 30 million Euro. Aside from Axel Springer … Continue reading

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SeLoger: Will there be a bidding race?

The proposed acquisition of the French real estate portal SeLoger by Axel Springer AG (a major german media company) threatens to become a bidding race. A few days after the offer of Axel Springer, a big Australian investment-fonds has invested … Continue reading

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