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Interview with Benjamin Günther – Co-Founder and CEO of STYLIGHT

STYLIGHT inspires women to shop fashion they love. Every day, the company’s websites and apps feature a curated selection of the latest fashion trends and new products from the hottest fashion stores online. Blending nice content and great products from … Continue reading

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Interview with Spotcap Co-Founder and CEO Toby Triebel

We recently had the chance to interview Toby Triebel, the Co-Founder and CEO of Spotcap. Founded in 2014, Spotcap is offerering online credit lines to small companies. We recently mentioned Spotcap, which is headquartered in Berlin, as one of the … Continue reading

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Why the US-based VC David Blumberg loves German startups

In the beginning of last week our colleagues at VentureTV published a video interview with David Blumberg. With his venture capital fund Blumberg Capital, David is one of the rather few American investors who are actively looking out for investments … 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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Meet Inês Silva from Portugal, the Queen of Startup Pirates

Recently, I attended a great business conference GoYouth in Lisbon, Portugal. Many great people, great spirit at the conference. One of the best business events I have attended in past years. TechCrunch called the city “it is like Berlin 5 … Continue reading

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Interview with Dörte Höppner, Chief Executive of the European Venture Capital Association

Risk capital funds have been closing more deals in Europe recently. Investment activity in VC-backed European tech companies reached a four-year high in both deals and dollars in 2014. Also, U.S. venture-capital investment in Europe is increasing steadily, a recent … Continue reading

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Car classifieds: Global success made in Berlin – an interview with Stefan Haubold (Carmudi)

Carmudi began the year with the launch of its iOS app, secured a $25 million round of funding, set a record of over 400,000 downloads and expanded into 20 countries. Pretty awesome start of the year, isn’t it? Carmudi, which … Continue reading

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Interview with Marie-Helene Ametsreiter (Speedinvest)

We just had the chance to interview Marie-Helene Ametsreiter, Partner at the Vienna-based venture capital firm Speedinvest. Marie-Helene is not only a successful business women and mother of two little kids – most recently she also became a TV personality … Continue reading

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Ambitious beCalm – Leave home save and secure – goes to Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is a great way to find out whether you have a product or service that the market wants. This is the case with rewards-based platforms (Kickstarter, Indiegogo) but also equity crowdfunding platforms where you seek first investors if you … Continue reading

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Interview with British startup Founder Sean Mallon of Bizdaq

This week we ventured outside Europes leading tech hub London and headed straight over to Leeds to interview Sean Mallon CEO of recently funded Bizdaq. Bizdaq, a new online platform to help business owners buy and sell small and medium-sized … Continue reading

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