10. March 2015–
Rocket says “Yes” to Bridestory
Berlin-based Rocket Internet invests in Indonesian’s leading wedding marketplace Bridestory. The Series A funding is followed by Bridestory’s previous investors, Sovereigns Capital, East Ventures and Fenox VC and joined by two new investors, Skystar Capital and Lippo Digital Ventures.
Cheers! €3.75 million for wine startup Vicampo
Mainz-based wine startup Vicampo wants to recommend wine like Amazon recommends products. In order to do so, existing investors Passion Capital, E.ventures, angel investor Heinz-Werner Nienstedt, as well as two family offices joined the €3.75 million round. The funding will mostly be used to improve the product. In fall 2013, the startup that was founded in 2012 raised a seven-digit euro amount. According to Vicampo, the startup employs 30 people and produced a revenue of over €5 million in 2014.