8. June 2015–
Website creation startup Jimdo raises €25 million
Hamburg-based Jimdo just announced a €5 million investment. It comes from Spectrum Equity. Jimdo received €500,000 investment when first starting out in 2007 and refused to take investment ever since. Until now, 15 million websites have been created with Jimdo.
Delivery Hero raises another $110 million
Berlin-based delivery service raises another $110 million from two unnamed “leading public market investors” out of the U.S., at a post-money valuation over $3.1 billion. This brings the total investment in primary equity to $1 billion, almost $600 million were raised in this year alone. Previous investors include Insight Venture Partners, General Atlantic, and Rocket Internet, as well as several US-based public fund managers.
Speexx raises $5 million Series A
Speexx, a provider of cloud-based communication and language skills training for large organizations, has raised $5 million. The fresh cash comes from Ventech and Alto Invest. Speexx will use the investment to grow sales and marketing at nine hubs in APAC, EMEA, and the Americas and to accelerate the delivery of new language training solutions.
Dalia Research raises low seven-digit Euro amount
Berlin-based Dalia Research develops market research software solutions for businesses as well as analyses the gained data. Today, the startup announces a low seven-digit Euro investment led by Wellington Partners and IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft. WestTech Ventures as well as existing angel investors joined the round.