Today in Germany: CaterWings, Savedo, Lovoo

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CaterWings raises €6 million

Berlin-based and Rocket Internet-backed catering startup CaterWings raises €6 million. The marketplace for catering services raised the round from Holtzbrink Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures and Rocket Internet. As of right now, it’s active in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, London, and Amsterdam. The investment will be used to launch in further German cities.
[tech.eu]

Savedo raises $5.6 million

Berlin-based startup for fixed-term deposits Savedo raises $5.6 million from Simon Nixon, former CEO of Moneysupermarket, a comparison website for financial services. Savedo was founded one and a half year ago by Berlin-based FinTech company builder Finleap.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Lovoo CEOs out of investigative custody

It was last week, when prosecutors stopped by in Lovoo’s office and 16 other properties, accusing the company of placing fake profiles in order to make user pay. Also, the two CEOs got arrested. Today, they were left out from investigative custody. Investigations however, are still ongoing.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Feature

A Startup from Hamburg promises Flights without jet lag

Jetlag isn’t just a nuisance on holidays. Especially on business trips the time change can be difficult. But when it comes to a startup based in Hamburg, fatigue and headaches after long flights will soon be a thing of the past. The team led by Achim Leder makes a special lighting program for aircraft cabins, which regulates the secretion of the sleep hormone melatonin.

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Coming up

Female Founders Forum

Time: 20 June 2016
Place: Andreasstraße 10, 10243 Berlin
Costs: Free
Website: www.youisnow.com/events/female-founders-forum

At the Female Founders Forum on June 20th people will get hands-on career advice, tips on how to found a company, advice on how to attract and keep funding and how to create a healthy and sustainable company culture that attracts both men and women.

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