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Today in Berlin: Layoffs at Pizza.de, Blockbuster books at Inkitt, ABURY starts crowdfunding campaign,…

Today in Berlin: Layoffs at Pizza.de, Blockbuster books at Inkitt, ABURY starts crowdfunding campaign,…

Felicitas Hackmann September 25, 2014 0

Thursday. Here’s what happened today: We are the SoundCloud of Stories Inkitt wants to predict the next Blockbuster book “We’re the SoundCloud for stories,” co-founder and CEO Ali Albazaz says when we sat down

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This Week in Berlin

This Week in Berlin

Felicitas Hackmann August 29, 2014 0

  Yes! It’s Friday! It’s been a busy week in Germany’s capital and a lot happened in Berlin-based startups. Here is your weekly overview, sorted by topic.   Welcome to Berlin Bayer HealthCare starts

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Project A Finds a Buyer for the Ailing Toroleo

Project A Finds a Buyer for the Ailing Toroleo

Alex Hofmann August 25, 2014 0

Delticom AG takes over ailing auto parts comparison site Toroleo from the Berlin-based company builder Project A. The purchase price was not disclosed. However, it will not be particularly high, since the startup, also

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Berlin company builder Project A secures funding for two startups

Berlin company builder Project A secures funding for two startups

Michelle Kuepper January 29, 2014 0

Berlin-based company builder Project A has won over two new investors for portfolio company Kyto, a B2B marketing service. According to online magazine Deutsche Startups, Bauer Digital and Creathor Venture have invested an unknown amount in

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Berlin ad network Zanox takes over Metrigo

Berlin ad network Zanox takes over Metrigo

Michelle Kuepper November 21, 2013 0

Germany has its next takeover: Berlin-headquartered advertising network Zanox has bought a majority shareholding in Hamburg-based real-time bidding company Metrigo for an undisclosed amount. Zanox, in which Axel Springer is a majority shareholder, will use the acquisition to

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Axel Springer bets €30m on internet company builder Project A

Axel Springer bets €30m on internet company builder Project A

Nina Fowler October 16, 2013 7

German media giant Axel Springer is making a €30m investment in internet company builder Project A. It’s the latest heavy bet in Axel Springer’s transition to digital – and a vote of confidence for Project

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An exit for Project A: Delticom buys online tire shop Tirendo for €50m

An exit for Project A: Delticom buys online tire shop Tirendo for €50m

Nina Fowler September 16, 2013 4

UPDATE It’s the first major exit for Berlin-based company builder Project A as online tire dealer Delticom buys rival Tirendo for about €50m. Tirendo, founded in October 2011 by German private media group European Media

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Jobs of the Week – Work for Westwing, Glispa, Epic Companies, Project A

Jobs of the Week – Work for Westwing, Glispa, Epic Companies, Project A

Marie Gracher September 6, 2013 1

Have you been prepping for TEDxBerlin by watching back-to-back TED Talks instead of brushing up your CV? Or checking out IFA booths and Berlin Music Festival shows instead of searching for a job? With

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Jobs of the Week – work for Project A, Epic Companies, Kaufda or Hitfox

Jobs of the Week – work for Project A, Epic Companies, Kaufda or Hitfox

Charmaine Li August 23, 2013 1

Summer’s nearly over and rather than spending winter miserably cooped up inside with nothing to do, get a head start on your job hunt by checking out our Jobs of the Week. Oh, but

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Berlin incubator Project A exits Amerano

Berlin incubator Project A exits Amerano

Michelle Kuepper June 17, 2013 1

Berlin incubator Project A Ventures has sold its shares in online men’s fashion store Amerano. According to an entry on the Amerano website, its new majority shareholder is the von Grünberg family with close to

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