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Banking-as-a-Service platform figo raises €6.8 million in a funding round led by Deutsche Börse Group

DB1 Ventures, the Venture Capital arm of Deutsche Börse Group, has participated in the Series B financing round of the Hamburg-based FinTech company figo and is investing a seven-digit amount for a significant minority stake. Further investors are a group … Continue reading

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Hamburg-based mobile gaming studio Sviper secures seed funding from Rocket Internet’s VC firm Global Founders Capital

Sviper, a Hamburg-based mobile gaming studio, successfully completed a seed investment round led by Rocket Internet’s venture capital arm Global Founders Capital (GFC). The funding enables the gaming studio to expand operations by hiring key team members and launch two … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Join payever in Hamburg, zeotap in Berlin, Memrise in London or Realo in Ghent

Grab your chance to join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure to check out our job board. … Continue reading

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Swedish media giant MTG invests in InnoGames and enters online gaming market

MTG has entered into an agreement with Eight Roads Ventures and the company’s founders to acquire 35% of the global online games developer and publisher InnoGames. The investment is in line with MTG’s digital strategy to invest in relevant, complementary … Continue reading

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Startup Jobs of the Week: Join Bomberbot, bit4coin, Yocuda, Videobeat or ToucanTech

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! As announced last week, postings in our job board are now free! … Continue reading

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Jobs of the week: Join WorldRemit, Adopto, Weps or payever

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to join one of the most exciting startups in Europe! As announced earlier this week, postings in our job board are now … Continue reading

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Sport sponsorship marketplace Sponsoo secures €300K to further accelerate growth

The Hamburg-based sport marketing startup Sponsoo has raised €300,000 from four business angels and previous shareholders. The young company was founded in 2014 with the goal to fully digitalize the sport sponsorship industry by connecting athletes, clubs and sponsors on … Continue reading

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Tech billionaire Peter Thiel increases investment in European fintech startup Deposit Solutions

Prominent venture capital firms just announced they have invested €15 million in European fintech company Deposit Solutions, a fast growing fintech innovator operating in the €9 trillion market for retail deposits in Europe. The list of investors includes PayPal co-founder and … Continue reading

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Kreditech receives a €10 million investment from IFC to accelerate its digital banking strategy for the underbanked

Kreditech, a Hamburg-based fintech company which operates in the field of consumer financial services, has raised €10 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of World Bank Group. Kreditech will use IFC’s funding primarily to invest in its Monedo platform. … Continue reading

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Germany’s LinkedIn competitor XING announces highest member growth in the company’s history

XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, is today publishing its preliminary results for 2015. According to these results, the company achieved some great milestones in terms of member growth and revenues. Total revenues grew by 21% to €123 … Continue reading

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