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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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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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Job of the week: Join Billpay as Junior System Administrator

Be 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 … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding platform Companisto announces European expansion

The equity-based crowdfunding platform Companisto today announced the launch of a new pan-European platform to support startup teams from all over the continent. The new English-language site will allow submissions from any business based in Europe and investments from anywhere … Continue reading

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Accelerate EU – making Europe an easier place for startups

The European Startup Initiave (esi), a not-for-profit project we’re partnering with, recently announced some details about its upcoming workshop called Accelerate EU. The workshop will be held in Berlin on March 14th, 2014. It will bring together entrepreneurs, accelerators, investors … Continue reading

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Outfittery secures €13m in a round led by Highland Capital

Outfittery, one of the leading curated shopping services in Europe, has raised €13 million led by Highland Capital Partners Europe with participation from existing investors including Holtzbrinck Ventures, Mangrove Capital Partners, High-Tech Gründerfonds and others. Outfittery, founded by Anna Alex and Julia Bosch … 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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foodpanda raised additional $20M to continue global roll out

foodpanda and its affiliated brand hellofood, a fast growing online food delivery marketplace, received another $20 million in funding from a group of investors including Phenomen Ventures. With the new investment foodpanda is aiming to continue its global ambitions and … Continue reading

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