15. October 2014–
Good news from Berlin: We are expanding our daily sum up and will now be delivering fresh news not only from Berlin, but from the whole of Germany.
Here is what happened today:
Inside King's new office
VentureVillage landed an exclusive look at King’s new office in Berlin. Gabriel Hacker introduces us to the gaming company that was founded in 2003 but still maintains its startup flair. Check out the pictures on VentureVillage
eperi raised 500k
Open source security platform eperi raised €500,000 from Swiss VC v-to-B with optional increase in the next year. The investment will be used for professional sales structures, particularly in channel sales with international partners.
Mornin' Glory raises a seven digit round
The Berlin-based startup that offers a razor blades subscription and skin care products for men raised a Series A round which was led by Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg. Previous investors joined. The investment will be used to expand into other European markets. More on Gründerszene (German)
Online courses platform Iversity now reaches a total of €5 million in funding
Europe’s leading online platform Iversity raised another round and has now an overall funding of over €5 million. The new round will be used to continue developing the platform, get more universities on board and to spread the word. The undisclosed amount came from bmp media investors, BFB Frühphasenfonds and T-Venture (Telekom).
Japanese investor Recruit invests in Berlin-based Uber competitor Blacklane
As Handelsblatt reports in its print edition the Japanese investor Recruit invested in the Berlin-based Uber competitor Blacklane. According to the newspaper, Recruit looks for more investments in Germany. A request for comment by Gründerszene was denied.
HEUREKA2015 Crazy Bird ticket sale starts
After establishing itself in the past three years as one of the most important founders conferences in Germany, the HEUREKA Conference is coming back in 2015, aiming to get even bigger and more international. True to the motto “From Beta to Best”, the one-day conference wants to help early-stage founders bring their businesses to the top by providing knowledge and useful tips through inspiring talks and practical workshops.
The ticket shop has opened today for the Crazy Bird ticket sale. Apply through the HEUREKA website for a Crazy Bird ticket at a 40% discount! Read more on VentureVillage
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