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Pirate Week or ‘When pirates take over Cologne’

It’s been two crazy days! 1.200 people from all over Europe had followed the call of the pirates to colourful and rusty scrapyard Odonien in Cologne. What happened there can only be fully understood by those who witnessed it. One … Continue reading

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simfy receives new funding and plans to be profitable soon

Aside of Spotify, which announced its Germany launch for the 13th of March, there are a bunch of other European music streaming services that are aiming for the stars. One of them is the Cologne based simfy. After strong growth … Continue reading

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eZ systems acquires YOOCHOOSE

eZ Systems, an award winning provider of Open Source Content Management Platforms, today announced the acquisition of YOOCHOOSE. Financial details were not disclosed yet. YOOCHOOSE is based in Cologne (Germany) and was founded back in 2009. The recommendation software of … Continue reading

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Simfy has raised €10m from existing investors

Earlier this month we already reported about the German music streaming service Simfy and its 1st birthday. I guess we should have waited some more days – because today we have much bigger news about the Cologne based startup. The … Continue reading

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Over one million registered users as simfy turns one

Simfy, the Cologne based music service, just turned one this Wednesday. The spotify-type-of-service was founded by Steffen Wicker and Christoph Lange. Simfy officially launched in May of 2010 and has over one million registered users these days. The music service is … Continue reading

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New round of financing for virtual world “Fliplife”

Fliplife, the browser based virtual world out of Germany, just announced a further round of financing in the 7-figures. The investors are the Mountain Super Angels and previous investors like HighTech Gründerfonds. According to the Cologne based gaming startup the virtual world “Fliplife” is currently growing by about … Continue reading

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New round of financing at the dictionary-service Linguee

The Cologne-based Linguee just closed a further round of funding by his former shareholder BrainsToVentures. According to german press reports the invested sum is in the mid six figures. The fresh capital will be used to expand internationally and professionalize the service. Linguee was … Continue reading

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Media-company Bertelsmann invests in Learnship.com

The Cologne-based Learnship.com is a language-learning-service with true teachers in virtual classrooms. The startup offers single and group courses. Learnship.com has focused on companies as their customers. Some well known companies like Panasonic, Pfizer, ThyssenKrupp and Bertelsmann are using the service allready. The last … Continue reading

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