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Immowelt takes over Berlin-based Dreamflat

Immowelt takes over Berlin-based Dreamflat

Michelle Kuepper February 24, 2014 0

Real estate listing platform Immowelt AG today announced it has acquired Berlin-based startup Dreamflat. The startup allows individuals to post notices for spare rooms and entire apartments or houses to rent. Launched at the end

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Outfittery scores €13m funding to help men dress better

Outfittery scores €13m funding to help men dress better

Michelle Kuepper February 17, 2014 0

Outfittery, the Berlin-based curated menswear service, today announced a €13m funding round led by US-based VC Highland Capital Partners. Existing investors Holtzbrinck Ventures, Mangrove Capital Partners, High-Tech Gründerfonds, RI Digital Ventures and IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft’s VC

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Berlin-based fertility app Clue scores €500,000 seed funding round

Berlin-based fertility app Clue scores €500,000 seed funding round

Michelle Kuepper February 13, 2014 1

Clue founder Ida Tin It looks like Clue, the Berlin-based fertility tracking app, is one step closer to fulfilling our prediction that it will blow its rivals out of the water. The startup today announced

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Boomads: the Berlin startup taking on the billion-dollar native advertising industry

Boomads: the Berlin startup taking on the billion-dollar native advertising industry

Michelle Kuepper February 13, 2014 1

Native advertising may not be the sexiest area for a startup to be in, but Berlin-based Boomads is proving that it sure is a lucrative one. The startup has managed to win over a hoard of

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Berlin startup RetentionGrid wins SoundCloud founders as investors

Berlin startup RetentionGrid wins SoundCloud founders as investors

Michelle Kuepper February 12, 2014 1

It might not be the most recent financing news but Berlin SaaS startup RetentionGrid has now revealed it closed a €520,000 seed funding round in September 2013. Led by Connect Ventures, angel investors including

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Former Gidsy founder Edial Dekker heads to the Valley to join Eventbrite

Former Gidsy founder Edial Dekker heads to the Valley to join Eventbrite

Michelle Kuepper February 7, 2014 1

UPDATE: It has been a year of many changes for former Gidsy founder, Edial Dekker. His startup, which offered a peer-to-peer marketplace for tours and experiences, was taken over by tour booking platform GetYourGuide last May.

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The next step for Russia’s Yandex: A Berlin office

The next step for Russia’s Yandex: A Berlin office

Michelle Kuepper February 6, 2014 0

Yandex, Russia’s largest search engine, today announced it will be opening a new office in Berlin. The office will house a research and development team and be located near Alexanderplatz. Although the company claims

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Rocket Internet’s foodpanda swallows another $20m in funding

Rocket Internet’s foodpanda swallows another $20m in funding

Michelle Kuepper February 4, 2014 0

Rocket Internet’s online food delivery platform foodpanda today announced a $20m funding round from a group of investors including Phenomen Ventures. In typical Rocket Internet style, Berlin-headquartered foodpanda has an aggressive expansion plan – it

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Berlin’s Tinder competitor Mbrace announces a seven-figure funding round

Berlin’s Tinder competitor Mbrace announces a seven-figure funding round

Michelle Kuepper February 3, 2014 0

Mbrace, the Berlin-based “social discovery app”, has announced a seven-figure funding round from Paua Ventures, IBB  Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Astutia and multiple business angels. The app allows users to meet and date new acquaintances. Founded by

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