20. December 2016–
HelloFresh raises €85 million
The Berlin-based food box startup HelloFresh announced a new funding round Tuesday: €85 million (88.2 million USD) total came predominantly from a new investor, who wishes to stay anonymous, and the Scottish Baillie Gifford fund. HelloFresh is one of Rocket Internet's most successful startups and many hope the startup will become the next Zalando.
AskCharlie receives seven-digit investment
The venture capital arm of Check24, a platform that allows for price comparisons, announced its first seven-digit investment in the startup AskCharlie Tuesday. AskCharlie, a platform which helps individuals find services such as music teachers, personal trainers and photographers, was first established in October 2016.