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Tour platform GetYourGuide scores €4m prize at SevenVentures Pitch Day

Tour platform GetYourGuide scores €4m prize at SevenVentures Pitch Day

Michelle Kuepper November 15, 2013 1

GetYourGuide, a booking platform for professional tours, has won the second SevenVentures Pitch Day at London’s Noah Conference. The startup took away €4m worth of media advertising on the channels owned by ProSiebenSat.1 – SevenVentures

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Gidsy, the sequel: GetYourGuide acquires NYC startup iGottaGuide to “make strides” to US

Gidsy, the sequel: GetYourGuide acquires NYC startup iGottaGuide to “make strides” to US

Nina Fowler August 1, 2013 1

It turns out GetYourGuide’s acquisition of fellow Berlin startup Gidsy in April wasn’t a one-off. The travel activity booking company – rapidly emerging as a market leader in Europe – will now acquire the assets

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Exit time: Germany’s biggest startup sales, acqui-hires and takeovers of 2013 so far

Exit time: Germany’s biggest startup sales, acqui-hires and takeovers of 2013 so far

Ludwig Kuester July 2, 2013 3

Who says Germany doesn’t get exits? Here’s an overview of startups who’ve sold, partnered up and been bought back in the first half of 2013. Burda pays an eight-figure amount for Edelight The trio

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Jobs of the week – work for Kreditech, Epic Companies, GetYourGuide, Westwing

Jobs of the week – work for Kreditech, Epic Companies, GetYourGuide, Westwing

Charmaine Li June 21, 2013 0

It’s summer solstice – the longest day of the year! – but before you get too get excited about partying until the wee hours, make sure you get the serious stuff done first. To

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The dos and don’ts of building a community around your product with Edial Dekker – Get your workshop tix now

The dos and don’ts of building a community around your product with Edial Dekker – Get your workshop tix now

VentureVillage Editorial June 18, 2013 0

How can you create an engaging product? What are the strategies for building a world-class community for your product? Why is it important? Learn about the dos and don’ts of community-building for your startup with

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Create, differentiate, iterate – 10 pro tips on relaunching your startup website

Create, differentiate, iterate – 10 pro tips on relaunching your startup website

Charmaine Li June 6, 2013 2

For startups, there comes a time when rolling out new features, rebranding or pivoting will call for an online facelift. Recently, travel experience platform GetYourGuide and cloud-based printing startup ezeep both unveiled a new look

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Opinion: Gidsy and GetYourGuide – a much-needed wakeup call from Berlin’s “startup Inception”

Opinion: Gidsy and GetYourGuide – a much-needed wakeup call from Berlin’s “startup Inception”

Linsey Fryatt April 30, 2013 5

Well, it was nice while it lasted. Last week news dropped that Gidsy, the “Airbnb for experiences” and de facto poster-child of the Berlin startup scene was being acquired and subsumed by fellow Berlin

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Twago founder Gunnar Berning steps down, head of PR follows suit

Twago founder Gunnar Berning steps down, head of PR follows suit

Michelle Kuepper April 29, 2013 0

Berlin-based online service broker Twago has announced its CEO and cofounder Gunnar Berning is stepping down. He will remain an advisor to the company. Head of PR, Christoph Burbes, has also left the company after

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Goodbye Gidsy – GetYourGuide snaps up travel experience rival

Goodbye Gidsy – GetYourGuide snaps up travel experience rival

Michelle Kuepper April 24, 2013 7

Gidsy, the Berlin-based platform that hosts tours and activities in cities, is being taken over by tour-booking platform GetYourGuide. The Gidsy team will be integrated into GetYourGuide, with personnel already working from their new

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GetYourGuide targets new European markets, enlists China expert to board of directors

GetYourGuide targets new European markets, enlists China expert to board of directors

Charmaine Li February 18, 2013 1

Today online activity-booking platform GetYourGuide broadens its international footprint by expanding to Spain, France and Italy with websites specifically targeting areas. The company has also brought on Frederick “Fritz” Demopolous – an entrepreneur and

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