6. November 2014–
Catching up with Infarm, flea market app Stuffle starts web app, investment for Eyeglass24 and passt24 and a new investor in Munich.
Stuffle launches Web App to open up to more users
Hamburg’s until now mobile only marketplace Stuffle launched its web app. “We already reach many people with our Android and iOS apps,” says Mark Jäger, CPO at Stuffle. “However, we understand that we can address an even broader audience with offering a web app.” While the mobile apps offer to browse items near by, the web app also allows user to change the location – a feature that was often requested. Until now, new offers can only be posted with a smartphone, it was mentioned that it will be available to the web users in the future as well.
French VC Ventech opens office in Munich
Ventech, VC for more than 15 years, announced it will open an office in Munich. The VC company likes to invest in the Information Technology sector. Previous investments are found in hardware/connected devices companies (e.g. Withings), consumer internet startups (e. g. TVSmiles), software companies (Saas B2b, e.g. Bonitasoft), the e-commerce/mass-customization space (Picanova) and in fashion (Vestiaire Collective). With a total of more than €400 million raised, Ventech states it mostly joins Series A or B rounds, investing between €1–5 million.
With its new office in Munich, Ventech wants to concentrate on German based startups now.
Catching up with Infarm
In May, we spoke to Infarm about its goal to make high quality food available for everbody. After its Indiegogo campaign with which the Kreuzberg based startup raised €25,000 (the goal was €15,000), it got not only a lot of media coverage but also attracted the interest of players in the food industry. Read the full story on VentureVillage
ImmobilienScout24 buys Cologne-based Flowfact
The real estate marketplace ImmobilienScout24 buys the CRM software company Flowfact. Details of the deal were not disclosed. However, it was stated that Flowfact will continue to act independently. Read more on Internet World (German).
Seven-Digit Euro Round for Eyeglass24
Munich-based Eyeglass24 announced fresh funding. Besides existing investors (SevenVentures, Whitestone Communication Networks as well as different business angels), BayBG Bayerische Beteiligungsgesellschaft and Schlüssel Family Office joined the round. The funding will be used for distribution and marketing. Read more on onlinehaendler-news (German).
Seven-Digit Round in Cash and Media for Passt24
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