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Book summary app Blinkist rolls out globally

Book summary app Blinkist rolls out globally

Charmaine Li November 14, 2013 0

Blinkist, the Berlin-based startup that distils key insights from non-fiction books into nugget-sized summaries, has today launched its app globally.

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Ex-Fab exec starts online discounter Lesara

Ex-Fab exec starts online discounter Lesara

Nina Fowler November 14, 2013 0

German serial entrepreneur Roman Kirsch, who sold shopping club Casacanda to Fab in early 2012 in the first of that

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SumUp chases mobile payment rivals to Brazil

SumUp chases mobile payment rivals to Brazil

Charmaine Li November 13, 2013 2

European mobile payments company SumUp has today rolled out its service in Brazil and opened a new office in São Paulo.

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Hungarian “security freaks”: Hack our startup and we’ll give you $25k

Hungarian “security freaks”: Hack our startup and we’ll give you $25k

Christina Farr November 13, 2013 2

Hungarian developers Istvan Lam and Szilveszter Szebeni have put a bounty of their own

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6Wunderkinder confirms $19m funding from Sequoia

6Wunderkinder confirms $19m funding from Sequoia

Michelle Kuepper November 12, 2013 0

Berlin-based task management service 6Wunderkinder today announced a $19m Series B funding round led by US-based firm Sequoia Capital. Existing

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Meet the five up-and-coming startups in You Is Now’s accelerator

Meet the five up-and-coming startups in You Is Now’s accelerator

Michelle Kuepper November 12, 2013 0

You Is Now, the incubator and accelerator launched by ImmobilienScout24, has announced the next batch of startups entering its accelerator

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Project A backs Sweden’s Tictail – a Tumblr for online shops

Project A backs Sweden’s Tictail – a Tumblr for online shops

Charmaine Li November 12, 2013 1

Berlin-based company builder Project A has invested €600,000 in Tictail, a Stockholm-based startup offering an easy-to-use platform for individuals and

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Watch out! Germany to start Lions’ Den reality show for startups

Watch out! Germany to start Lions’ Den reality show for startups

Michelle Kuepper November 11, 2013 0

It looks like Germany will be getting its own version of reality TV show Dragons’ Den. Major German broadcaster Vox

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This is the future: Scientists, startups and artists at Falling Walls Berlin

This is the future: Scientists, startups and artists at Falling Walls Berlin

Nina Fowler November 11, 2013 0

At one point, Cynora CEO Tobias Grab came close to giving up. “I was sitting at home on my couch

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Berlin’s EyeEm takes photography platform to iPad

Berlin’s EyeEm takes photography platform to iPad

Michelle Kuepper November 8, 2013 0

In the biggest announcement since its €6m funding round in July this year, EyeEm – the Berlin-based photography community and marketplace

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