Today in Berlin: Zalando profitable, trip.me is the startup of the week

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Almost Friday. Here is what happened today, Thursday, August 28th, in Berlin:

Zalando presents HY1 numbers and claims to be profitable

Online retailer Zalando announced its group revenues have increased by almost 30 percent in the first six months of 2014 to €1,047 million for the six-month period. Read more 

Startup of the Week – trip.me Wants To Help You Find Your Perfect, Personalized Travel Itinerary

trip.me is a small Berlin-based startup with a big mission. It wants to become the one place travelers go to book personalized itineraries. To accelerate its journey, trip.me recieved an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from Recruit Holdings of Japan last week. To find out more on the startup, we traveled to trip.me’s office in Kreuzberg to talk with Founder Andre Kiwitz. Read more

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