Today in Germany: Home24, Opinary, GameDuell

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Home24 raises €20 million

Berlin-based online furniture retailer Home24 which is backed by Rocket Internet announces a new funding round. An overall of €20 million came from existing and new investors.
[euronews], [Gründerszene] (German)

Opinary raises €1 million

Berlin-based Opinary wants to increase the exchange of opinions between online media. Today, the startup announced a funding round. Overall €1 million came from Rocket Internet’s Global Founders Capital, as well as Motu Ventures, and the founders of Home24, Trivago and eDarling.
[Gründerszene] (German)

GameDuell lays off 50 staff members

Berlin-based gaming company GameDuell lays off 50 staff members. The reason for it is that they shut down their in-house developer studio which was opened just two years ago.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Image: Screenshot Home24