Today in Germany: Carspring, Earlybird

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Carspring raises €3 million

Rocket Internet’s second hand car selling portal Carspring raises €3 million from an unknown investor. Though other details have not been shared, it seems it was an angel investor and not a VC.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Early Bird raises sixth fund

Berlin-based VC Earlybird announces a sixth fond with a size of at least €150 million. Towards to the German newspaper FAZ, Earlybird co founder Henrik Brandis mentioned that negotiations are on-going. He also stated that the size will not be smaller than the last fond, which was worth €150 million. While 60 percent of the last fond have already been spend, Earlybird plans to invest what is left within the next six to 12 month.
[Gründerszene] (German)

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