Today in Germany: Pflege.de, oocyte cryopreservation, events

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Holtzbrinck Ventures invests seven-digit amount in Pflege.de

Hamburg-based care and nursing platform Pflege.de announces a seven-digit Euro investment from existing investor Holtzbrinck Digital to continue growing its business. Holtzbrinck also bought shares from some of pflege.de’s business angels but decided not to comment on the exact amount of the investment. Pflege.de was founded in 2011 by Benedikt Zacher, Lars Kilchert and Hanse Ventures CEO Jochen Maaß. According to the platform it has over 10,000 visit per month.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Berlin-based founder speaks about oocyte cryopreservation

Though it became quite a topic when Apple and Facebook announced they (financially) support oocyte cryopreservation, the debate never really continued. Now, Berlin-based 28 year old Pia Poppenheimer, former co-founder of the escort startup peppr speaks about her decision to freeze her eggs.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Startup events

Make sure not to miss this week’s startup events
[VentureVillage]

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