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Weekly Update – 2012/01/16: gidsy, 9flats, pflege.de, Parship, Zapitano

16 Jan

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – January 9th – 15th 2012 Ashton Kutcher (among others) invests in gidsy Gidsy, a marketplace for local experiences which calls itself the Lonely Planet 2.o, raised another $ 1.4m seed Investment from Kutcher – along with Index Ventures, Sunstone Capital, Werner Vogels (of [...]

Weekly Update – 2012/01/09: Start Up Camp, Hitmeister, Biggest Financing Rounds 2011

9 Jan

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene January 2-8th, 2012:   Event: Startup Camp Berlin, March 16th + 17th 2012 interested in German startups? then join. I’ll be there. More here.   Financing round at Hitmeister Hitmeister raises “7 digit” financing round. More here.   Biggest financing rounds in 2011 #1: [...]

Weekly Update – 2012/01/01: Larovo, Dealnavigator, SoundCloud

3 Jan

  This is your update about the German startup scene – all that happened over the holidays 2011: Larovo – a digital sales person Larovo is pretty much a decide.com for Germany and aims to replicate the sales process of a sales person in a shop – for instance if you are interested in buying [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/12/18: Artflakes, rocket internet, Ladenzeile, Springer, mylugo, doo, bonusbox

18 Dec

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 1. till 12th of December (two weeks this time due to my holiays )   Artflakes goes USA Artflakes, a Berlin based online marketplace for art, will expand it’s marketplace to the US. According to artflakes co-founder Mathias Fiedler 75% of artflakes traffic [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/11/28: Deinbus.de, Suite101, chicchickclub, Hojokoi, Echtzeit

30 Nov

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 21st to 28th of November.   DeinBus.de opens it’s first German bus line DeinBus, a startup organizing travelers to rent and share a bus via internet, opened their first regular bus line after a legal victory over Deutsche Bahn that finally allowed them [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/11/20: 6Wunderkinder, Upcload, tamyca, Xing, Wetab, Amen

22 Nov

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 14. -20. November. 6Wunderkinder receive big money One of Berlin’s Darlings, 6Wunderkinder, announced that Niklas Zennström (co-founder of Skype) has invested $4.2 m through his venture capital firm Atomico. 6Wunderkinder are expected to launch their much antcipated “Wunderkit” soon – the cash should [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/11/14: Berlin, Amazon Webservice, simfy, Mr. Wong, RegioHelden

14 Nov

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 7th to 13th of November.   Berlin, Berlin More and more startups are setting up shop in Berlin – and now big Tech is following: Amazon will set up their Web Services in Berlin and spotify is looking for a marketing manager in Berlin - [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/11/4: aspot.at, Amen, Gameforge, Gidsy, myhammer

6 Nov

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 31. of October to 4. of November. Airbnb for offices: aSpot.at aSpot.at will soon provide a “airbnb” service for office space – so if you need a temporary desk with wifi in Berlin (or Germany), check it out. Will launch November 2011.   [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/10/24-28: Google, DailyDeal, online Gambling, Impressum, seedmatch, HTGF II

1 Nov

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 24. to 28. of October.   Big Exit: Google pays € 114m for DailyDeal  In September 2011 Google paid € 114m in cash for DailyDeal (www.daylydeal.de), Germany’s second largest daily Deal site. In the last quarter (QII/2011) DailyDeal sold vouchers for € 22.8m (up from [...]

Weekly Update – 2011/10/17-22: HRS, Shopify, Crowdpark, MyOma, ChicChickClub and a good Catfight

21 Oct

HRS buys hotel.de

  This is your weekly update about the German startup scene – 17. to 22. of October. At the end of the post you will find important dates & happenings this week. HRS buys hotel.de One of the leading hotel booking sites in Germany, HRS, bought 61,1% of competitor listed company hotel.de at a price of € [...]