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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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Startup jobs of the week: Dojo Madness, HAPPYCAR, testcloud

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: ESS, Soundudes, StyleLounge

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of one of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, … Continue reading

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Interview: Hamburg-based Kreditech aims to become the “bank of the digital age”

Hambug-based Kreditech is another hot startup disrupting the tech and banking industry. Founded in 2012, the young company focuses on lending money to “unbanked” consumers with little or no credit rating. Kreditech recently announced a $200 million credit line from … Continue reading

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Startup jobs of the week: TripRebel and DemoUp

Week after week, we’re introducing you to great career opportunities in the startup space. This is your chance to become part of the success story of Europe’s hottest startups! For a complete overview of the best startup jobs, make sure … Continue reading

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Graylog raises $2.5 Million and moves from Hamburg to Houston

Graylog, an open source log analysis platform, today announced that it has raised a $2.5 million round of financing to accelerate product development and expand its commercial capabilities. The round was led by the Mercury Fund, with participation from Crosslink Capital, … Continue reading

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Hamburg-based Kreditech secures $200M credit facility from Victory Park Capital

The Kreditech Group, a fast growing consumer finance tech startup, announced today the completion of a $200 million credit facility from Victory Park Capital, an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments based in the United States. The investment … Continue reading

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