Today in Berlin: Meet Airfy, Series C for adjust, and How not to pitch to a Billionaire

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Today in Berlin:

 


$7.6 Million for Adjust


Series C ($7.6 Million) for adjust from ACTIVE Venture Partners and Existing Investors to expand overseas

adjust, a leading app analytics and attribution company, announced today a $7.6 Million Series C investment by ACTIVE Venture Partners and existing investors, Target Partners, Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures, to boost expansion in the US, China and Japan, and fast track product development. Read more

 


Meet Airfy


Meet Airfy, Berlin’s Smart Home Startup With a Big Agenda

The idea of smart homes is enticing, however, only a reality for very few people. Berlin-based startup Airfy is on a mission to change that – and the team assured VentureVillage they are in it for the long haul. Read more

 


How not to pitch to a Billionaire


20 Minutes about what you can do wrong

Longtime This American Life producer Alex Blumberg decided to start his own company. As a piece in this week’s This American Life podcast he reports on his meeting with Chris Sacca, investor of Twitter, Uber, Instgram, and Kickstarter and other startups. And how he failed big time in this once in a lifetime chance. Listen to it here.

The episode of This American Life this week is called “It’s not the Product, it’s the Person” and is also worth listening if you like pitching stories anyways.

 

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