6. October 2016–
eDarling's mother company acquires French competitor
Berlin-based Affinitas, the mother company of dating platform eDarling, acquired the French competitor Attractive World. This acquisition means the company now owns the leading dating platforms in three countries: Germany, France, and the US. While not sharing the exact number, media reports the price tag somewhere between €10 – €20 million.
Ubimax raised $6 million
Bremen-based Ubimax raised a $6 million round in July. The round came from Atlantic Bridge Capital and US-series founder Carl Westcott. Both investors also invested in AR specialist Metaio, which was acquired by Apple in 2015. However, Ubimax is looking at data glasses, with a focus on logistics and industrial usage.
Innolend raises Seed round from Rocket
Berlin-based FinTech startup Innolend announced a Seed investment from Rocket Internet through the Global Founders Capital fund. The startups wants to hand out credits to corporate clients with over €100,000 annual income. The size of the credit will be between €5,000 – €250,000, and will require cooperation with the MHB Bank. However, the size of Rocket's investment is undisclosed.