23. July 2015–
ePetWorld and ProSiebenSat.1 agree on media for revenue deal
German TV media broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and Munich-based pet supply online shop ePetWorld announce a media for revenue deal. Means: in exchange for TV advertising space, ProSiebenSat.1 gets part of ePetWorld's revenue. Having started in 2012, the startup later raised funding from VCs such as US-based Blumberg Capital, Chrysos GmbH, and German Startups Group.
Berlin startups raised over $460 Million in Q2
It is reported that Berlin startups raised over $460 Million in the second quarter of 2015, making it a total of $1.33 Billion in this year so far. More details:
SoundCloud will launch subscription model for listeners
Starting this year in the US and next year in Europe, Berlin-based music streaming service SoundCloud will not only charge heavy upload users, but also listeners. Details about what paying customers can expect have not been shared.