Today in Germany: Carzada, Gini

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Carzada raises six-digit round

Berlin-based used cars platform Carzada announces its first investment: Heiko Hubertz (founder of the gaming company Bigpoint), Alexander Meyer and Thomas Wilke (both founders of Teradata) invested a six-digit amount in the startup. Its founders, Thomas Vagner and Johannes Mayer, previously worked for Rocket Internet’s used cars platform Carmudi. “Since we both come from and have worked in family businesses, growing sustainably is important to us,” the founders state. The investment will be used to improve the product.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Gini gets a another investment from Commerzbank’s Main Incubator

Munich-based Gini is an API that claims to extract and semantically interpret scanned documents and to provide structured, ready to analyze data. Commerzbank’s Main Incubator seems to like the idea and leads this round. Deutsche Telekom Stratetic Investments and a privat investor also joined. Details remain undisclosed.
[Gründerszene] (German)

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