Rocket Internet and Delivery Hero invest in Qipqup
UK-based on-demand delivery service Qipqup announces a “multi million pound” Series A investment from Berlin-based take-out delivery service Delivery Hero and Rocket Internet, who partly owns Delivery Hero. Qipqup has a similar concept to e.g. Deliveroo: It brings customers what they want from places that don’t offer their own delivery service. However, the startup points out it is not limited to food delivery.
Splicky gets acquired by Goldbach
Berlin-based mobile AdTech platform Splicky sells 85% of its company shares to Zurich-based marketer Goldbach Group. The team of 17 people will continue work under its old lead Sven Ruppert, Bredon Mausolf and Roman Brunnemann. Other details of the deal remain disclosed.
[Reuters], [Gründerszene] (German)
Moviepilot raises $16 million round
Berlin-based film portal Moviepilot has announced its Series B round. The $16 million deal is lead by the French publishing house Webedia. Last year, the company had already acquired the German Moviepilot business (at that time for €15 million). Existing investors joined the round. The investment will be used to grow gaming content on the platform.