Hey, We are back with a new episode of our monthly startup news podcast show. Tune in and enjoy the latest startup news from Germany.

Show notes:

German Startup Monitor 2015 has been published in the break between News.


Investments/Stock Exchange:

Goverment development bank KfW wants to invest one billion Euro in German startups

Scout24 group was listed

US based ACI Worldwide buys Munich based pay.on http://bit.ly/1PpE7E9

Kleiner Perkins invests in Berlin based Startup Relayr http://bit.ly/1LRMdmH


Next Media Accelerator

HelloFresh in the news

200mn Euro for French BlaBlaCar


Knowhow for those with vision

  • NYTimes thinks that for Delivery Startups  1999 (pre dotcom bubble) is back http://nyti.ms/VC4VsP
  • Good News for Europe, where €3.47 billion in venture capital have been raised in Q2 http://bit.ly/1JLrIbK
  • BitDrones gives you another take on virtural reality with interactive flying microbots http://ow.ly/UsBM6
  • One brief how-to-guide on how to turn a startup into a global giant http://bbc.in/1SvRDpU
  • Some good news for refugees on how entrepreneurs and aid groups are helping them with digital tools http://on.mash.to/1WLi7nU
  • More news on smart cars and car tech: Who are the investors piling money in them and where does it go? http://ow.ly/Up7o9
  • An attempt to predict the success of a startup on the concept alone http://ow.ly/S2GQt
  • Need to watch: 5 TEDTalks for every entrepreneur http://entm.ag/1XPQQE2
  • TEDxRheinMain also has some interesting videos, like “Disruptive Economy” http://bit.ly/1icoJ1x
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business on design thinking http://ow.ly/SA0p5
  • The Economist makes a case that patents hinder innovation http://ow.ly/SA1CK
  • Bronte Capital: Really great to put this in perspective: Amazon vs. Alibaba it is shocking how big they are, even compared to Amazon http://ow.ly/SA2hi