21. January 2016–
Luxury hotel platform Escapio announces exit
Berlin-based luxury hotel platform Escapio launched in 2004. Founded by Uwe Frers, the company has been acquired by Mairdumont, which also owns brands such as Marco Polo. Details of the deal remain undisclosed, however, Frers will remain CEO.
Cobi raises €6.3 million
Within less than 12 months, Frankfurt-based bike startup Cobi announces a second funding round: new and existing investors such as Munich Venture Partners, Creathor Venture and Capnamic Ventures as well as private investors raised €6.3 million. The startup wants to make biking smarter by using a smartphone app that makes bikes theft-proof and offers navigation.
Rocket Internet sells Bonnyprints
Berlin-based Rocket Internet’s card startup Bonnyprints is sold to Toulouse-based Planet Cards. Both companies offer personalized post cards, e.g. for birthdays or weddings. As so often, details remain undisclosed.
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