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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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Cafes, clubs and culture – the top 10 Berlin city guides and blogs

Cafes, clubs and culture – the top 10 Berlin city guides and blogs

Charmaine Li October 25, 2013 2

Berlin, Berlin, Berlin. We’re not even going to try summing you up in a sentence… But whether you’re resident, visitor or resident visitor, there’s only one way to experience this ever-evolving city: on your

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Online travel planner GoEuro rolls out in the UK with a solid partnership

Online travel planner GoEuro rolls out in the UK with a solid partnership

Charmaine Li October 23, 2013 0

Berlin-based travel comparison site GoEuro has today launched its full UK service and announced a partnership with coach-operating company National Express. This means its users can now receive search results with coach routes alongside rail and

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JustBook heads to the US as last minute hotel booking heats up

JustBook heads to the US as last minute hotel booking heats up

Charmaine Li September 26, 2013 0

Berlin-based startup JustBook has today made its first foray into the US, rolling out its hotel booking services in five cities: New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles. Launched in January 2012 as

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Want to live like Angela Merkel used to? Airbnb makes the most of German election win

Want to live like Angela Merkel used to? Airbnb makes the most of German election win

Charmaine Li September 24, 2013 0

For just €55 per night, you could live like the most powerful woman in Germany – Angela Merkel. Shortly after election results were announced, Airbnb took the opportunity to promote its listing for the

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The Moderately Indifferent Person’s Guide to Berlin

The Moderately Indifferent Person’s Guide to Berlin

Adam Fletcher August 19, 2013 8

This is the latest guest post from Adam Fletcher and Paul Hawkins, collectively known as both The Hipstery and “those two guys who should really get real jobs”… Sometime around 2009, there was a

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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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CrowdRoaming launches to bring the sharing economy to international roaming

CrowdRoaming launches to bring the sharing economy to international roaming

Michelle Kuepper July 1, 2013 4

From Airbnb to Couchsurfing, Carpooling to Kickstarter – the sharing economy is booming and startups from all areas are emerging to offer peer-to-peer services. Newly-launched Android app CrowdRoaming is one of them. It wants

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Startups, apply for your spot on Philipp Rösler’s delegation to Israel

Startups, apply for your spot on Philipp Rösler’s delegation to Israel

Michelle Kuepper May 3, 2013 2

Continuing his startup-friendly run in an election year, the Minister for Economics and Technology, Philipp Rösler, is inviting startups to join him on a trip to the Israel tech industry this June. The Minister

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The Big Berlin Conference Guide – the secret places to make the most of your stay

The Big Berlin Conference Guide – the secret places to make the most of your stay

Steven Blum April 24, 2013 5

Big, beautiful and only slightly mentally deranged – Berlin is packed with enough inspiration to warrant a year-long stay. However, if you’re only here for a short visit during the upcoming conference seasons, whether

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