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Worth reading: Delivery Hero, Fab, BestSecret, Pearltrees

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other publications:

Lucas Englehardt, an American entrepreneur in Shanghai, is launching Delivery Hero China tomorrow, an aggregator site for food delivery services. Delivery Hero China is the 2nd iteration of his food business, which started as Aimifan before he sold it to the German startup Delivery Hero. Read more on PandoDaily.com.

Fab-logo-smallSocial shopping site Fab has given Maria Molland (previously chief international officer) a new key role as ‘chief European officer’. Fab is now live in 24 countries in the European Union, and it boasts over 100 employees there, with plans to grow the team to 150 by the end of 2012. Find out more about Fab’s plans for Europe and visit TheNextWeb.

BestSecret-logoThe private equity firm AXA has taken a majority stake in Schustermann & Borenstein, a company that focuses on exporting clothing, but also operates BestSecret.com, an exclusive private shopping club. The investment, which is worth some €200 million, could enable BestSecret to expand beyond Germany to elsewhere in Europe. Visit TechCrunch to read more.

Pearltrees-logoPearltrees social library tops US App Store charts: Just 10 days ago Pearltrees, the Paris-based social library tool which allows you to organize all things digital, launched the iPhone version. Check out the detailed review of this app from our colleagues at RudeBaguette.com.

Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).


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