The 3D printing company trinckle 3D GmbH (“trinckle”), based in Hennigsdorf near Berlin, has completed a financing round. In this process, it gained KfW Bankengruppe (“KfW”) and redpartners gmbh (“redpartners”) as new investors. A business angel also came on board as a new investor in addition to the existing shareholder BFB Frühphasenfonds Brandenburg GmbH (“BFB”). The latter has made use of its conversion rights from a subordinated loan and will therefore continue to hold a 15% stake in trinckle. Read more
Medexo announced that has received $1.3m in an equity round of funding on November 23, 2015. The transaction included participation from new investors, Thanyapura Phuket and individual investors, Rüdiger Will and Klaus Tschütsch, former prime minister of Liechtenstein.
Medexo is an e-Health platform that connects patients with independent medical professionals. The company is based in Berlin. Medexo announced to use the funds to finance the international roll out of the platform. Medexo is currently available in German and English.
Thanyapura Phuket is an Asian health and sports company.
Catchys, an e-commerce platform and search engine for second-hand vintage designer accessories, received investment from several business angels, including Philipp Kreibohm (Home24), Björn Kolbmüller (Flaconi), Philipp Frenkel (Mister Spex), Florian Huber (United Domains), Oliver Roskopf, Martin Rost (Zalando Lounge), Stefano Langenbacher (Home24) sowie Sebastian Pollok und Lea-Sophie Cramer (beide Amorelie) as well as Astutia Ventures. The company is based in Munich and was founded by Yzcine Coco, Franzi Majer, Magdalena Oehl, and Frederik Lipfert.
DESINO GmbH announced that it has received €500,000 in its series A round of funding on December 3, 2015. The transaction included participation from angel investors Dieter Lorenzen and Michael Friebe. Michael Friebe was recognized as Germany’s “Business Angel of the Year” in 2011.
DESINO GmbH manufactures and sells wheelchairs with dynamic seating system. The wheelchairs were developed in collaboration with the German Sport University Cologne. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Cologne, Germany.
Young Berlin-based FinTech startup Cookies has closed a seed round worth €1.5 million to develop Europe’s fastest and most secure P2P payment app. The experienced team will be supported by Holtzbrinck Ventures, studiVZ founder Ehssan Dariani, auxmoney’s Raael Johnen, and Dennis Bemmann (founder of studiVZ, Bergfürst), as well as by Wunderlist luminaries Chad Fowler (formerly CTO, now General Manager), Benedikt Lehnert (Chief Design Ocer), Steen Kiedel (CFO), and other angel investors. Read more
Savedo GmbH raised an undisclosed amount from HW Capital GmbH, the company announced November 26th. Previously, Savedo successfully raised multi-millon dollar investments from companies such as FinLeap, Point Nine Capital, DvH Ventures, Cherry Ventures, and various business angels. Savedo GmbH operates an online marketplace that allows users in Germany to invest in fixed-term deposits within the EU. The company is based in Berlin, Germany.
HW Capital is a Munich-based venture capital firm that focuses on German fintech companies.
Press Release (German only): Interhyp Grunder investieren in Savedo
Bomedus GmbH announced that it has received €2.5 million in its series B round of equity funding on November 24, 2015. The round included participation from new investors, NRW.Bank, Investment Arm, Christoph Schug, and existing investors, High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH, and the Pre-Seed Fund, Andreas Hoeft, and Bonn. Read more