Today in Germany: Niiu rebrands & expands, Rocket’s GFG raises, SoundCloud partners.


News App Niiu rebrands to “newscase” and expands, Rocket Internet’s Global Fashion Group raises €32 million and announces new CEO, SoundCloud partners with Zefr.


New name and expansion for Berlin-based News App Niiu

Niiu rebrands and will from now on be called “newscase”. The news app lets users create their individual newspaper. Towards CEO Wanja S. Oberhof stated that the app will expand into new markets, naming the UK, Italy, France, Brasil, and the United States.
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Rocket Internet’s GFG raises €32 million

The Global Fashion Group is a merge of five Rocket Internet fashion startups and was announced last September. It now raised €32 million at a €2.8 billion post-money valuation. Also, it announced Romain Voog, former head of Amazon France, its new CEO.
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SoundCloud partners with Zefr

Trying to monetize more of the tracks, SoundCloud has added ads and paid subscriptions. To understand which songs are played and when, it will now partner with Zefr.

 Image: SoundCloud