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ZipJet launches in London, Helpling raises money, Uber spends money, Events Diary.


Rocket Internet’s New Startup ZipJet Will Do Your Laundry

ZipJet, a new startup from Rocket Internet, launches in London today. The startup founded by Damian Kastil and Marco Sperling promises to pick up your dirty laundry and return it clean to you wherever and whenever. Service orders are made via its Android and iOS app, and the process from dirty to clean clothing should take 24 hours or less. Read more on VentureVillage

New Capital for Rocket’s cleaning service startup Helpling

Lukasz Gadowski, CEO at Team Europe and co-founder & Venture-Partner at Point Nine Capital, invests and joins Rocket’s cleaning service platform Helpling. According to rumors, it will be a seven digit amount. Gadowski will however also join the company and support with his experience. Read more on Gründerszene (German)

Uber pays UberPop Drivers €8 extra

As WirtschaftsWoche reports, Uber pays an additional €8 to its UberPop drivers in Dusseldorf. Read more on WirtschaftsWoche (German)

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