Today in Germany: Rocket Internet, Wooga


Rocket Internet merges camping places

Berlin-based company builder Rocket Internet merges its camping places platform CampDay (started in April 2016) with a Dutch competitor called (started in 2014). Starting now, both will platforms will be called Campsy. Next step: Scaling.
[Deutsche Startups] (German)


Wooga lays off staff

Berlin-based gaming company Wooga started in 2009 and currently employs 300 people. However, 40 of them will soon leave. According to Wooga, reason for the layoffs is that recent projects couldn’t fulfil the company’s expectations. Just recently Hamburg-based gaming company Goodgames announced laying off hundreds of people.
[Gründerszene] (German)

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