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Jobs of the week: Cool Ticketing and Kreditech

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 … Continue reading

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Online luxury marketplace Luxodo raises $2.4 million

Luxodo, an online marketplace for luxury brands and products, today announced a new funding round worth $2.4 million. Investors include b-to-v, DN Capital, RI Digital Ventures and some of the existing shareholders, including the former general manager of dress-for-less, Holger Hengstler, … Continue reading

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Lars Hinrich’s HackFwd closes its doors

Three years, three months and three days after the start of HackFwd, a pre-seed fund for passionate geeks out of Europe, its founder Lars Hinrichs today officially announced the end of the program. Since its foundation, HackFwd received over 3,000 … Continue reading

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Flea market app Stuffle raises €500K from HTGF

Only eight months after being launched, the Hamburg-based startup Stuffle has closed its second financing round. Following SEDO-founder Tim Schumacher’s six-figure investment just a few weeks before, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) is now joining as well. HTGF is acquiring a minority … Continue reading

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Credit scoring: Kreditech raises $4M for its European expansion

Kreditech, a Hamburg-based startup (founded earlier this year), today announced that it closed a new funding round with Blumberg Capital, the management of a German investment bank and Point Nine Capital. Several angel investors (…Michael Brehm, Heiko Hubertz, Felix Haas, … Continue reading

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YieldKit raises $750k from Tim Schumacher and HackFwd

YieldKit, a Hamburg-based competitor of VigLink and Skimlinks, today announced the closing of its Series A round with Tim Schumachers and HackFwd. Tim Schumacher, founder of Sedo, worldwide domain marketplace leader, is one of Europe’s most experienced Online Marketing experts. Lars … Continue reading

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Pictorama: A new app that lets you earn money with your smartphone

Pictorama, a Hamburg based startup that aims to enter the market of microstock photography, recently launched its Pictorama app. It enables users to sell their smartphone pictures on a digital market place and to earn up to 50% of the selling … Continue reading

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Game developer MobileBits secures new funding

The Hamburg-based investor iVentureCapital has just acquired a share in the German development studio MobileBits. The young games company, whith offices in Hamburg and Hannover and was founded in 2009. The founding team and more than twenty employees concentrate on developing games for … Continue reading

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ProSiebenSat.1 invests in flirt service meetOne.com

Through its subsidiary SevenVentures, the German media company ProSiebenSat.1 Group has just acquired a 29% stake in the social discovery network meetOne. Bloomberg just wrote about this investment: “The deal values meetOne at about 25 million Euros”. A team assembled by … Continue reading

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Updates about 9flats and its major financing round

Last Tuesday Stephan Uhrenbacher, the co-founder of 9flats, announced a “major” investment round via twitter. Now we have some more details: The German Airbnb-clone secured an investment of $10 million from Redpoint Ventures and eVenture Capital Partners. The fresh capital … Continue reading

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