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Rocket Internet’s Lazada lands $250m – and UK retail giant Tesco as new investor

Rocket Internet’s Lazada lands $250m – and UK retail giant Tesco as new investor

Charmaine Li December 10, 2013 0

Rocket Internet is on a roll. Only a week after announcing a huge

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Mymuesli founders buy back shares from Team Europe

Mymuesli founders buy back shares from Team Europe

Alex Hofmann December 6, 2013 0

The founders of custom-mix muesli provider Mymuesli – Max Wittrock, Hubertus Bessau and Philipp Kraiss – have bought back the shares held by

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Bringing US investing to Europe – Hoxton Ventures raises $40m fund to target early-stage startups

Bringing US investing to Europe – Hoxton Ventures raises $40m fund to target early-stage startups

Charmaine Li December 4, 2013 0

Hoxton Ventures has today announced a $40m fund that will focus investments on

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Book summary app Blinkist bags six-figure funding boost

Book summary app Blinkist bags six-figure funding boost

Michelle Kuepper December 4, 2013 0

Blinkist, the Berlin startup offering non-fiction book summaries to those short on time, has today announced a high six-figure funding

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Rocket Internet’s Zalora and The Iconic split $112m funding round

Rocket Internet’s Zalora and The Iconic split $112m funding round

Michelle Kuepper December 3, 2013 0

It’s time for yet another massive investment in ventures from Berlin-based company builder Rocket Internet. Today a $112m funding round

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Online ad platform Sociomantic expands to Stockholm

Online ad platform Sociomantic expands to Stockholm

Charmaine Li December 3, 2013 0

Online advertising platform Sociomantic Labs has today rolled out its operations in Stockholm. Spearheading expansion in the region is Frederic

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German 3D software pioneer starts new incubator in Berlin and San Francisco

German 3D software pioneer starts new incubator in Berlin and San Francisco

Nina Fowler December 3, 2013 0

German entrepreneur Rolf Herken is setting up a new startup incubator and fund in Berlin and San Francisco, designed to

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Rocket Internet’s P2P lending venture Lendico has lift-off

Rocket Internet’s P2P lending venture Lendico has lift-off

Michelle Kuepper December 2, 2013 0

As we previewed in October, Berlin-based company builder Rocket Internet has just launched its latest German venture, peer-to-peer lending platform

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Fab’s European HQ up for rent in Berlin following mass layoffs

Fab’s European HQ up for rent in Berlin following mass layoffs

Nina Fowler November 29, 2013 0

Online design store Fab is getting ready to leave its five-floor office building in Berlin after heavy job losses, with

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Smart bike lock Lock8 secures funding from Hong Kong billionaire’s Horizons Ventures

Smart bike lock Lock8 secures funding from Hong Kong billionaire’s Horizons Ventures

Charmaine Li November 28, 2013 0

It looks promising for the team behind Lock8 – a smart bicycle lock

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