Berlin-based insurtech startup Getsurance has raised €2 million in a seed funding round. The investment comes from Picus Capital, the investment company of Alexander Samwer, the IBB affiliate and the Swiss Postfinance bank. Last May, shortly after the launch of Getsurance, the founders received €500,000 euros in an angel investment from the managers of the rating agency Franke and Bornberg.
The German Grünenthal Group has announced the acquisition of Adhesys Medical GmbH, along with its US-based affiliate Adhesys Medical Inc. Both companies are based in Aachen, Germany. Adheysys Medical is a medtech startup that focuses on the development of adhesives used in surgery.
German Dojo Madness is a “virtual coach” designed to help e-sports players improve their game. The startup has just raised $6 million from the US investor Raine and the Korean donor K Cube bringing the company’s total investment to $12.75 million.
Berlin-based logistics startup Fliit, which organizes the last mile for retailers, announced the completion of a Seed financing round of €1.5 million to continue its expansion. The investment comes from IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and VC Fonds Kreativwirtschaft Berlin GmbH.
Berlin startup Vimcar has attracted an investment of $5.5 in Series A financing. The funding comes from Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners, which has also invested in the European bus service Flixbus. The German VC Coparion has also invested in the company.
German RankingCoach, a marketing app for small businesses, raised €5 million from United Internet, a German internet services company. United Internet now has a 29.93% stake in the startup. The company plans to use the investment to expand its services and grow internationally.
German startup PrintPeter has come up with an idea to offer students free printing – in exchange for advertising on their pages. The startup has received €1.1 million from business angels including founders of the career platform Employour Daniel Schütt and Stefan Peukert, Dieter Dahlhoff, a professor at the University of Kassel. Former managing directors of social networking platform StudiVZ, Michael Brehm and Thomas Baum, also participated in the round. PrintPeter now has a valuation of over €5 million.