22. April 2015–
Berlin-based Angel VC Point Nine Capital invests $1 million in New York-based intranet software Honey, MyLorry stops delivery service and focusses on food delivery, food box Marley Spoon expands to the U.S, Lending platform Smava raises $16 million.
Point Nine Capital invests $1 million in Honey
Known from invests in DeliveryHero and Helpling, Point Nine now invests $1 million in New York-based intranet software Honey. The fresh capital will be used for hiring in sales, and development of an user-centric enterprise product. Honey came out of the parent company's (Huge) incubator and has raised $1.25 million from it last year.
Delivery service MyLorry focusses on food delivery DeliveryHero invested
Just shortly after DeliveryHero announced its investment in the delivery service MyLorry, the startups changes its focus and will now concentrate on food delivery only.
Marley Spoon launches in the US and announces A2 funding
Berlin-based food delivery box service Marley Spoon launches in the US. The startup provides easy-to-cook recipes with fresh ingredients. Five month ago Marley Spoon launched in the UK and the Netherlands as well as in Australia. Also, the Berlin-based startup announces an additional $3.5 million Series A2 round from Lakestar to finance international growth.
$16 million for p2p lending platform Smava
Berlin-based peer-to-per lending platform Smava raised a $16 million round led by Phenomen Ventures. Existing investors Earlybird and Neuhaus Partners also joined. Overall, Smava raised almost $30 million. “This fresh capital enables us to accelerate our business growth as well as to fulfil our vision of offering fully-automated loans to borrowers at best rates in the near future,” Alexander Artopé, CEO of smava, said in a statement.